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A fantastic new saga novel from bestselling author Pam Weaver. Ruby dreams of a life outside of the seaside town with Jim, but it falls to her to hold the Batemans together. However, a long-buried family secret may just undo all her hard work...

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Blue Moon by Pam Weaver

Worthing, 1933 Ruby Bateman works at the prestigious Warnes Hotel on Worthing seafront. She enjoys her job and the camaraderie with the girls at the hotel, but she also loves a day off ...On an outing to the Sussex Downs, Ruby meets handsome photographer Jim Searle and instantly falls for him. The only cloud to overshadow her otherwise perfect trip is the dark mood of her father when she returns home. It's the first of many clouds to loom threateningly over the hardworking Bateman family. When a tragic accident shakes each family member to the very core, Ruby's older brother Percy turns to the Black Shirts - a group who have recently started making trouble in the town - for support. But when unrest escalates to violence, will he see right from wrong? Ruby dreams of a life outside of the seaside town with Jim, but it falls to her to hold the Batemans together. However, a long-buried family secret may just undo all her hard work.


'What a terrific read' - Saga

'fans everywhere will love it and be asking for more from this talented author' -- Annie Groves

'An engaging and gripping post war saga ... a hard-hitting story of female friendship tested against the odds' Take A Break

'A heartrending story about mothers and daughters' -- Kitty Neale Pam

'Weaver presents us with a real page-turner - with richly-drawn characters and a clever plot' Caring 4 Sussex

'The characters are so richly drawn and authentic that they pull the reader along through the story effortlessly. This book is a real page turner, which I enjoyed very much' Anne Bennett

About the Author

Pam Weaver

Pam Weaver is married with grown-up children. Her first novel, There's Always Tomorrow, was published in 2011.

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Publication date

1st June 2015


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Pan Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan


528 pages
Interest Age: From 18 years


Sagas and Romance
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