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Jumping to Conclusions by Sarah Challis
  

Jumping to Conclusions

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A warm, intelligent author who sets her lovely country tales in Dorset amid strong characters, horses, village life and lots of incident. She’s good.

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Jumping to Conclusions by Sarah Challis

A couple of books bought secondhand from a village jumble sale; in the front, a name - Johnnie Bearsden - scrawled in a childish hand. This is all it takes for old wounds to open and rumours to begin swirling again. Rumours about little Izzy Haddon, whose mother, Jess, has kept the identity of her daughter's father a secret for seven years. Now Johnnie Bearsden is coming back to the village with his American wife and children. Everyone has always assumed that he is Izzy's father, but Jess will neither confirm nor deny it. She simply maintains a resolute silence, and gets on with what she does best - riding racehorses in point-to-points. But Jess's mother, who looks after her little granddaughter Izzy, and loves her with a passion, quite rightly suspects that things cannot long go on as they are. Sooner or later the story must break, and when it does, there will surely be terrible consequences.

About the Author

Sarah Challis

Sarah Challis, whose father is the distinguished cinematographer, Christopher Challis, travelled widely with film units as a child. She has since lived in Scotland and California but is now happily settled in a Dorset village. She is married with four sons.

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Publication date

2nd January 2006

Author

Sarah Challis

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Publisher

Headline Book Publishing Ltd

Format

Paperback
448 pages

Categories

Family Drama
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780755321667

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