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Chandlers Green by Ruth Hamilton
  

Chandlers Green

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For those who miss Catherine Cookson, this is for you. Sheâs a wonderful author who just seems to get better. This is powerful stuff centring on a candle-making family in Bolton ruled over by a despot whose just got to have his come-uppance.

If you like Ruth Hamilton you might also like to read books by Lily Baxter, Joan Jonker and Lesley Pearse.

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Synopsis

Chandlers Green by Ruth Hamilton

The Chandlers had been making candles in Bolton for five hundred years, and had given their name to the village of Chandlers Green. The dynasty, now in decline and ruled by Richard Chandler, is reduced to an unhappy household and a few tenanted properties.


But Richard continues to behave as though he were lord of the manor. Jean, his wife, is terrified of him; his aunt, Anna Chandler, has moved out of the house and is writing a history of candlemaking; his grown-up children despise him, but fear for their mother if they should leave home. And now Richardâs arch-enemy, Alf Martindale, is planning to move into his village, and Richard knows that the past is catching up with him fast. A crisis forces him to leave his manor for a while, and he has no way of knowing that Jean is arming herself against his return. The past and the present are about to come together in a way that can only end in tragedy…

About the Author

Ruth Hamilton

Ruth Hamilton is one of North West England's most popular writers. She is the bestselling author of twenty-five novels, including Spinning Jenny, The Bells of Scotland Road, Mulligan's Yard, Mersey View and That Liverpool Girl. She was born in Bolton, which is the setting for many of her novels, and has spent most of her life in Lancashire. She now lives in Liverpool.

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Book Info

Publication date

3rd June 2004

Author

Ruth Hamilton

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Author's Website

www2.ruth-hamilton.co.uk/

Publisher

Corgi

Format

Paperback

Categories

Romantic Fiction
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ISBN

9780552150330

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