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Belle by Lesley Pearse
  

Belle

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Lesley Pearse, author of Number One bestseller Stolen, has done it again with Belle - a heroine for our times: a strong woman trying to be good in a world gone bad.

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Synopsis

Belle by Lesley Pearse

She witnessed a murder - and now her life is in danger ...Fifteen year-old Belle, though raised in a London brothel, is an innocent. But when she witnesses one of the girls brutally strangled by a client, she is cast into a cruel, heartless world. Snatched from the streets and sold into prostitution, she is made a courtesan in New Orleans. At the mercy of desperate men who crave her beauty and will do anything to keep her, Belle's dreams of home, family and freedom appear futile. Are Belle's courage and spirit strong enough to help her escape? And what will await her at the end of the long, dangerous journey home?

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The international number one bestselling author tells the story of a strong woman trying to be good in a world gone bad, taking us from London to New Orleans and beyond in this powerful, moving historical novel.She witnessed a murder - and now her life is in danger . . . * from the publisher's description *


About the Author

Lesley Pearse

Lesley Pearse's novels have sold over ten million copies worldwide and include most recently Dead to Me, Without a Trace, Survivor, Forgive Me and The Promise. Her new novel The Woman in the Wood is a powerful, passionate and sinister tale of a young woman's courage, friendship and determination.

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Publication date

7th July 2011

Author

Lesley Pearse

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Publisher

Penguin Books Ltd

Format

Paperback
608 pages

Categories

Family Drama
Romantic Fiction
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780241950364

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