Home is where the heart is â€“ but it's also where the pain liesâ€¦
Young Davie Adams is all alone. Devastated, he flees his hometown of Blackburn to escape the memories of the worst night of his life. With little more than the shirt on his back he sets off on a lonely, friendless road, determined to find his father.
Two people are stricken by his departure â€“ Judy, his childhood friend who is desperate to reveal a secret she has kept close to her heart for so long, and Joseph, his grandfather, who is racked with guilt about that fateful night.
Exhausted and afraid, Davie finds friendship and a place to stay but when fate deals him another disastrous blow, he must decide whether to keep running or return to face his demonsâ€¦
Closing date: 31/08/2018
'Cox's talent as a storyteller never lets you escape the spell.â€™ Daily Mail
'Impossible to resist'. Woman's Realm
'Driven and passionate.' Sunday Times
Publication date: 24/09/2007
Publisher: Harpercollins Publishers
|Publication date:||24th September 2007|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Historical Fiction,|
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 ...More About Josephine Cox