May 2015 eBook of the Month.
An enjoyable, comforting read, even with murder, intrigue and abuse, sneaking and scheming their way through the pages. Set after the Second World War in 1953, the author deftly takes you back to a time when rationing and making do was still a part of every day lives. The engaging cast of characters, from isolated countryside villages to the blitzed East End, are vividly portrayed. While Molly starts to really live and experience life, the background detail brings a vibrancy to the story, in particular the war torn and deprived streets of London. This is pure escapism, allowing you to float away to another time, to experience hopes and dreams along side one woman’s determination to discover exactly what has happened to her murdered friend’s missing daughter. ~ Liz Robinson
International number one bestselling author Lesley Pearse brings a compelling story of courage, friendship and love in her brand new novel Without a Trace. Coronation Day, 1953. Molly Heywood has always been a pillar of strength for her local community, so when her friend Cassie fails to attend the Coronation Day party in the village, it is Molly who heads out in the rain to look for her. But nothing can prepare Molly for what she is going to discover. Now with Cassie gone and her six-year-old daughter Petal missing, it is up to Molly to head to London to uncover the past Cassie kept so well hidden. But will Molly discover the truth before it's too late? Or has Petal disappeared forever? From the number one UK bestselling author Lesley Pearse comes Without a Trace, a gripping story of bravery, secrets and love. Praise for Lesley Pearse: Storytelling at its very best. (Daily Mail). I absolutely loved it. The characters are likeable and the writing is always brilliant. (Sun). Intriguing, heart-tugging, beautifully written. (Closer). An addictive tear-jerker with characters you'll adore, laugh with and cry for. (Bella). Evocative, compelling, told from the heart. (Sunday Express). Lesley Pearse's novels have sold over ten million copies worldwide. Her seventeen most recent books, including Forgive Me, The Promise and Belle have all been huge bestsellers. Lesley lives near Bristol and has three daughters and three grandchildren.
Closing date: 03/07/2018
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'Evocative, compelling, told from the heart' Sunday Express
'Utterly riveting, brilliant' Closer
'Full of love, passion and heartbreak' Best
'Glorious, heartwarming' Woman & Home
Publication date: 07/05/2015
Publisher: Michael Joseph Ltd an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
|Publication date:||7th May 2015|
|Publisher:||Michael Joseph Ltd an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd|
|Genres:||Reader Reviewed Books, eBook Favourites, Historical Fiction, Sagas and Romance,|
Lesley Pearse's novels have sold over ten million copies worldwide and include most recently Dead to Me, Without a Trace, Survivor, Forgive Me and The Promise. Her new novel The Woman in the Wood is a powerful, passionate and sinister tale of a young woman's courage, friendship and determination. Author Photo © Charlotte MurphyMore About Lesley Pearse