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Old House On The Corner

by Maureen Lee

eBooks of the Month Sagas and Romance

LoveReading View on Old House On The Corner

Young Victoria sees the land that once surrounded her family’s business spring to life as the new development accepts its residents.  This is a great formula for a sweeping, multi-charactered, contemporary, Liverpool-based saga by one of the best in the genre.

Comparison: Lynda Page, Katie Flynn, Lyn Andrews.
Similar this month: Iris Gower, Michelle Paver.

Sarah Broadhurst

Old House On The Corner Synopsis

A moving contemporary novel set in Liverpool about the new residents of Victoria Square.
  

Victoria Macara is twenty-seven and lives in the old house on the corner that was once home to the family removal business. When the land is sold, she finds herself surrounded by a small estate of new properties called Victoria Square.

The newcomers who move in bring with them their own dramas: the mismatched lovers, Kathleen and Steve; Rachel, who is attempting to forget a terrible tragedy; upper-class Sarah arrives with her children after running away from an abusive husband, while Anna and Ernie are just after a quiet life. For Marie, Victoria Square is a refuge from the men who murdered her husband; for Judy, it means a fresh start after forty years of marriage to a man she'd thought she'd love for ever.

But it is to Gareth - trapped in a hopeless marriage - that Victoria is particularly drawn . . .

 

Old House On The Corner Press Reviews

'...with her talent for storytelling, queen of saga-writing Maureen Lee weaves intrigue, love and warmth into every page of her 12th novel'

MY WEEKLY

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ISBN: 9780752865751
Publication date: 27/07/2005
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780752865751
Publication date: 27th July 2005
Author: Maureen Lee
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 544 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Sagas and Romance,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Maureen Lee

Maureen Lee's award winning novels have earned her many fans. Her latest novel, The Leaving of Liverpool, was a Sunday Times top ten bestseller. Maureen was born in Bootle, Liverpool and now lives in Colchester, Essex.   Author photo © Poppy Berry

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