The FitzDeanes are wealthy. They have Ballyford Castle in Ireland and a growing shipping business in Liverpool. But Lady FitzDeane is unable to provide an heir. All of her five boys have died in infancy. There are whispers that the family is cursed - punished for a terrible mistake long buried in the past. When young Ruby Flynn, an orphan reared and educated by nuns, arrives at Ballyford to work as a nursery maid, she cannot shake the feeling that she has been there before. But when? Soon rumours and strong emotions are swirling around the beautiful girl with red hair, green eyes - and a mysterious past. Who is she really? And what will her arrival mean for this powerful family, riven by tragedy?
Closing date: 31/08/2018
'Truly engaging to read ... a stunning family saga from the bestselling author of The Four Streets Trilogy ... This is the kind of story that you get completely wrapped up in' Bookshelf Butterfly.
Publication date: 03/12/2015
Publisher: Head of Zeus
|Publication date:||3rd December 2015|
|Publisher:||Head of Zeus|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Sagas and Romance,|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
Nadine Dorries was born and raised on a council estate in Liverpool in the 1950s and 60s, the dawn of the Mersey beat. Her family were part of a close-knit Irish Catholic community, most of whom came to work on the docks of Merseyside from rural Ireland. Nadine trained as a nurse, working in hospitals in Warrington and Liverpool. After qualifying she moved to Zambia for a year and ran a school for local children. On her return to the UK, she founded, ran and sold her own business, Company Kids Ltd, which provided childcare services for working parents. Determined ...More About Nadine Dorries