The Runaway Woman

by Josephine Cox

eBooks of the Month Family Drama Sagas and Romance

The Runaway Woman Synopsis

No-one thought she had the courage...Those looking in from the outside think Lucy Lovejoy's life is like any other, but at the centre of her family there is a big empty hole where all the love and warmth should be. Over the years, her children have watched while their father chipped away at Lucy's self-confidence. Now the children are following their own paths, and Lucy has never felt more alone. When tragedy strikes at the heart of the family, it's a wake-up call for Lucy. Everyone has taken a little piece of her, and she isn't sure who she is anymore. So when Lucy faces a betrayal from those she loves deepest, she knows that it's time to make a choice. Is she brave enough to find herself again?

The Runaway Woman Press Reviews

Praise for Josephine Cox:


'Written from the heart.'
-Daily Mail

'Cox's talent as storyteller never lets you escape the spell'
- Daily Mail

'Another masterpiece'
- Best

'Another beautifully spun family epic'
- Scottish Daily Echo

'A born storyteller'
- Bedfordshire Times

'A surefire winner'
- Woman's Weekly


'Thanks to her near faultless writing, sympathies will lurch from one character to another, and as events reach their dramatic conclusion readers will find it impossible to tear themselves away.'
-News of the World

'Another hit for Josephine Cox'
- Sunday Express

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ISBN: 9780007419951
Publication date: 09/10/2014
Publisher: Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780007419951
Publication date: 9th October 2014
Author: Josephine Cox
Publisher: Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 432 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Sagas and Romance,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Josephine Cox

Josephine Cox was born in a cotton-mill house in Blackburn, one of ten children. At the age of sixteen, Josephine met and married her husband Ken, and had two sons. When the boys started school, she decided to go to college and eventually gained a place at Cambridge University. She was unable to take this up as it would have meant living away from home, but she went into teaching - and started to write her first full-length novel. She won the 'Superwoman of Great Britain' Award, for which her family had secretly entered her, at the same time as ...

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