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Lonely Girl by Josephine Cox

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The new novel from Sunday Times bestselling author Josephine Cox gets straight to the heart and heartbreak of family drama.

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Lonely Girl by Josephine Cox

The new novel from Sunday Times bestselling author Josephine Cox gets straight to the heart and heartbreak of family drama. One fateful night changes the course of Rosie's life forever. There is a tragic event that Rosie is the only witness to, and it takes away the person she loves most in the world. Grieving and alone apart from her faithful Labrador, she fights her way into the outside world to forge her own path. Will she triumph over the obstacles fate has set in her path, and will she ever find out the shocking truth behind her mother's cruel treatment? From the queen of family drama, another novel to fill readers with laughter, tears, and hope.


'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'

'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

About the Author

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 her novel was accepted for publication.

Josephine has now given up teaching in order to write full time. She says 'I love writing, both recreating scenes and characters from my past, together with new storylines which mingle naturally with the old. I could never imagine a single day without writing, and it's been that way since as far back as I can remember.'

Josephine Cox was given a Lifetime Acheivement Award by the Romantic Novelists Association in March 2011. At the awards ceremony Cox said: "I am thrilled and delighted to be receiving such a prestigious award. It's something I never expected and I would like to thank all those concerned for thinking I am deserving of it."

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30th November 1999


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