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A Sister's Courage by Catherine King
  

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Family tragedy leaves Meg bereft and lost but fate deals her in interesting hand. Coming into her area across the Yorkshire Dales are two determined women fighting for equality – suffragettes. Meg joins them as their maidservant and her pluck and courage offers much to their cause. Catherine King is a star in this gritty saga area.

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A Sister's Courage by Catherine King

Sacrifice. When her mother passed away, Meg Parker was forced to sacrifice her chance at love for the sake of her family. She hopes she will be able to live a full life once again after her father remarries - until tragedy strikes a second time. Suddenly, Meg is facing a darker future altogether. Struggles Lady Alice Langton is travelling the Yorkshire Dales, spreading the suffragette message. Florence Brookes, the daughter of a prosperous grocer, accompanies her, impassioned by the cause but seeking distraction from her own troubles. Appalled by their lack of domestic skills, Meg decides to flee her old life and joins the two women as their maidservant as they make their way to London. Strength When Meg is reunited with her old flame, she is hesitant about her feelings for him - not least because of the rift this causes between her and Lady Alice. It's not until Florence's actions land them in jeopardy that Meg realises she must find the courage to make a heartbreaking choice.

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Hard-hitting and powerful ... Catherine King has written a first-rate noveL - Maureen Lee, author of After the War is Over

Gritty and realistic ... A very satisfying read - Anne Bennett, author of If You Were the Only Girl


About the Author

Catherine King

Catherine King was born in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. A search for her roots - her father, grandfather and great-grandfather all worked with coal, steel or iron - and an interest in local industrial history provide inspiration for her stories.

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Book Info

Publication date

24th October 2013

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Catherine King

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www.catherineking.co.uk/

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Publisher

Sphere an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group

Format

Paperback
448 pages

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Sagas
Historical fiction

ISBN

9780751548372

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