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Bad Apple by Rosie Goodwin
  

Bad Apple

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This is a first novel, see what you think, will she make it in this crowded area? I think so. This is 1959, a tale of adversity, survival, courage and drama. Be prepared to cry.

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Synopsis

Bad Apple by Rosie Goodwin

Louise Hart has endured a great deal of pain from her callous husband Paul, but one cold December night in 1959 she can take no more. She and her son Davey escape their Coventry high-rise flat and flee to Tanglewood, the dilapidated ivy-clad mansion where her mother Dolly runs an animal sanctuary. Miserable and frightened, Louise longs to turn her back on the past, and create a happy new life for Davey. But Paul is in trouble with men more dangerous than himself. Unable to pay his debts, he blackmails Louise and those who love her, keeping a shadowy presence in their lives. Even the arrival of Charlie Fox, a stranger who becomes a true friend, cannot guarantee that the future will be safe...

Reviews

'A good tearjerker...compelling'
Reading Evening Post

* Reading Evening Post *
A promising and well

-drawn debut
Lancashire Evening Post

* Lancashire Evening Post * 'A story of adversity and survival
Huddersfield Daily Examiner

* Huddersfield Daily Examiner * 'The tearjerker of the season...[a] heart-rending tale
Western Mail

* Western Mail *


About the Author

Rosie Goodwin

Rosie Goodwin has written a number of bestselling classic, contemporary and historical sagas. She worked in social services for many years. She lives near Nuneaton with her husband and their three dogs. Rosie is now rated amongst the top 100 most borrowed library authors in the UK.

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Book Info

Publication date

2nd May 2005

Author

Rosie Goodwin

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Paperback
480 pages

Categories

Romantic Fiction
Historical Fiction
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Sagas

ISBN

9780755320967

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