Luke Hammond: handsome, rich, charismatic, cursed by private tragedy. Amy Maitland: humble and kind with a good â€“ but wounded â€“ heart. When they meet by chance in a cafÃ© run by Amy's best friend Daisy, a spark of love takes hold of their hearts.
But neither are sure that they can dare to love again. And what of Luke's public life, hidden from Amy? The owner of a large factory, he is a pillar of the community, married â€“ though in name only. But Luke is also a sensitive and emotional man, whose greatest joy is retreating to his woodland cabin, nestled deep in the Ribble Valley, where he creates powerful paintings. Amy is torn between her head and her heart, but her sense of honour is paramount â€“ and when she discovers his true identity, she is thrown into even greater turmoil.
Then disaster strikes the factory â€“ and with it Daisy. Suddenly, the future looks troubled indeed â€¦.
Publication date: 21/02/2005
|Publication date:||21st February 2005|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Sagas and Romance,|
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