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Cuckoo Child

by Katie Flynn

eBooks of the Month Sagas and Romance

LoveReading View on Cuckoo Child

Liverpool in the 1920s and a jewel theft brings four spunky young people together.  Their plot to catch the thieves leads them into real danger in a fast-paced, heart-warming tale.  Katie Flynn is now writing two books a year which is really good news.

Comparison: Josephine Cox, Maureen Lee, Lyn Andrews.
Similar this month: Ruth Hamilton, Meg Hutchinson.

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Cuckoo Child Synopsis

When Dot McCann, playing relievio with her pals, decides to hide in Butcher Rathbone's almost empty dustbin, she overhears a conversation which could send one man to prison and the other to the gallows - and suddenly finds herself in possession of stolen goods.

Dot lives with her aunt and uncle, the cuckoo in the nest, abandoned to these relatives when her parents die. She knows she is unwanted but this teaches her independence so, when she realises one of the thieves suspects her, has no hesitation in leaving her aunt's home to fend for herself. She tells no one her secret until she meets up with Corky, who has run away from a London orphan asylum.

The two join forces and are befriended by Alby, who owns a canal boat. This is fortunate because Dot soon realises they are being followed -Set in Liverpool in the 1920s/1930s The Cuckoo Child is vintage Katie Flynn.

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ISBN: 9780099468165
Publication date: 23/06/2005
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780099468165
Publication date: 23rd June 2005
Author: Katie Flynn
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 448 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Sagas and Romance,
Categories: Sagas,

About Katie Flynn

Katie Flynn has lived for many years in the Northwest. Many of her early stories were broadcast on Radio Mersey, and the reminiscences of family members prompted her to start her very successful series of books about Liverpool. She has also written books as Judith Saxton.

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