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A Step in the Dark by Judith Lennox
  

A Step in the Dark

Romantic Fiction   Family Drama   
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Shortlisted for the Romantic Novel of the Year Award 2007. A magnificent epic novel set in India and Scotland that's full of passion, tragedy and a family's darkest secrets. Brilliantly drawn characters with a well-conceived storyline to savour and plenty of twists and turns will ensure you are completely engrossed through until the final page. Deservedly on the shortlist of the 2007 Romantic Novelists' Award.

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Synopsis

A Step in the Dark by Judith Lennox

It`s 1915 when young Bess Ravenhart, recently widowed, leaves her baby son Frazer with her mother-in-law, Cora, while she sails from India to Britain to set up a home. But Cora has no intention of returning Frazer to his mother`s care. Though Bess makes a new life in Edinburgh and knows the joy – and pain – of motherhood with further children, her heart always aches for the little boy she left behind. When Frazer travels to Scotland twenty years later, it seems Bess`s dreams of a reconciliation will come true. But Frazer trails danger in his wake, and it`s possible that not only he but also Bess and her whole family will live to rue the day of his return…

About the Author

Judith Lennox

Judith Lennox was born in Salisbury, Wiltshire. She read English at Lancaster University and now lives in Cambridgeshire with her husband and three sons. She is the author of highly praised and topselling novels, including the following titles: The Secret Years, The Winter House, Some Old Lover's Ghost, Footprints on the Sand, The Shadow Child, The Dark-Eyed Girls, and Written on Glass

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Publication date

7th August 2006

Author

Judith Lennox

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Publisher

Headline Publishing Group

Format

Hardback

Categories

Romantic Fiction
Family Drama


ISBN

9780755331314

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