when i was invisible join us on facebook Maxim Jakubowskis Selection hold back the stars make the most of Lovereading
Vouchers


Beggars And Choosers by Catrin Collier
  

Beggars And Choosers

Romantic Fiction   eBook Favourites   
Download an extract Discuss on Facebook Discuss this book on our Relationship Tales Facebook group Add to wishlist Share this book

Lovereading view...

This is very good indeed. Itâs the first in a new series and has the Welsh pits as its backdrop and is by the author who wrote the highly successful television series Hearts of Gold.

If you like Catrin Collier you might also like to read books by Maureen Lee, Catherine Cookson and Jessica Blair.

Synopsis

Beggars And Choosers by Catrin Collier

In Pontypridd and the Rhondda in 1905 coal is king and the families who sunk the first collieries are rich. None is wealthier or more generous a benefactor than Harry Watkin Jones. His daughter Sali is about to marry her childhood sweetheart, but tragedy follows tragedy and four years later Sali is a penniless outcast, fleeing from a violent husband and struggling to support herself and her son in a world very different from the one in which she has been brought up.


Sali finds work in the home of family of colliers. Here she and her son find the warmth and love missing from their lives for so long. But unrest and violence have come to the valleys. Caught up in the conflict, Sali finds herself denying her roots, her class, and even sacrificing her son's future, for the sake of the people she loves and the cause they are prepared to die for.

About the Author

Catrin Collier
Catrin Collier was born and brought up in Pontypridd. She worked for a while in Europe and America before returning to her native Wales. She now lives on the Gower Peninsula near Swansea, with her family.

More books by this author
Author 'Like for Like' recommendations

Loading similar books...
Loading other formats...

Book Info

Publication date

16th September 2004

Author

Catrin Collier

More books by Catrin Collier
Author 'Like for Like'
    recommendations

Author's Website

www.catrincollier.co.uk/

Publisher

Orion

Format

Paperback

Categories

Romantic Fiction
eBook Favourites


ISBN

9780752859231

Lovereading is pitched at just the right level for all the various types of people who enjoy reading in its many forms.

Pam Woodburn

Lovereading are lovely people who send me lovely books. What's not to love?

Gavin Dimmock

Ever purchased a book, read a few pages & thought I'm not going to enjoy this? Honest book reviews mean you'll never have that problem again

Jill Peters

I love Lovereading because of its ability to connect people that love books & unite them in a friendly, stimulating & interesting community.

Megan Olwen William

It has enriched my leisure time by introducing me to a world of books which I would not have previously considered.

Val Rowe

My favourite thing about is the 'like for like' page this has really introduced me to some good reads! That and lots of honest reviews.

Sam Lewis

It's the first site that I visit when deciding on the next set of books to buy. A particular treat is being able to download an extract.

Tessa Olson

Love books. Love reading. Love reading books. And, here's the trick. Here's a website which caters for people like me.

Ian Harvey-brown

Lovereading4kids

Lovereading4schools