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Old House On The Corner by Maureen Lee
  

Old House On The Corner

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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.

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Old House On The Corner by Maureen Lee

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 . . .

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

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About the Author

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.

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Book Info

Publication date

27th July 2005

Author

Maureen Lee

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Publisher

Orion Publishing Co

Format

Paperback
544 pages

Categories

Sagas and Romance
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780752865751

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