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Almost a Hero

by Ken McCoy

eBooks of the Month Sagas and Romance

Almost a Hero Synopsis

Seeking refuge from the London Blitz by moving to Leeds, kindly landlady Liz Morris befriends them: the scarred, wisecracking man, who isn't afraid to overstep the mark if the cause is a good one, and his clever and resilient little girl. Billie needs every ounce of courage she possesses when her father joins the Army just before the D-Day landings and fails to return. Though Liz is happy to raise the child as her own, Billie is claimed by her Uncle Cedric, an outwardly respectable and prosperous solicitor. But he is also a ruthless criminal mastermind who will stop at nothing to secure the fortune to which Billie is sole heiress. Confident of his superior strength and cunning, he foolishly overlooks the fact that she is her father's daughter: resourceful, quick-witted, and ready to seize any chance she can to escape his deadly clutches and return to her beloved Aunt Liz.

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ISBN: 9780349404011
Publication date: 01/05/2014
Publisher: Piatkus Books an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780349404011
Publication date: 1st May 2014
Author: Ken McCoy
Publisher: Piatkus Books an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 400 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Sagas and Romance,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Ken McCoy

For twenty-five years Ken McCoy ran his own engineering company. During this time he also worked as a free-lance artist, greeting card designer and after-dinner entertainer. He has appeared on TV, radio and as a comedian. He is married and had 5 children and 6 grand-children.

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