The Foundling School for Girls: She may be an orphan but she has hope for the future (Paperback)
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The Foundling School for Girls: She may be an orphan but she has hope for the future (Paperback)

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Paperback 416 Pages
Published: 22/08/2019
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'Elizabeth Gill is a born storyteller' Trisha Ashley

After Ruth Dixon's mother deserts her on Christmas Eve, her father comes home drunk and commits an unthinkable act. Without money or friends she has nowhere to go, but when he hurts her a second time, she knows what she must do.

She is rescued by Jay, a businessman, who takes her to the convent where she meets Sister Madeline. Along with the rest of the nuns, Maddy provides food, shelter and education for orphans.

Ruth comes to see her new friends as family and things are finally looking up. But then a pit accident changes everything, and they all stand to lose something - or someone - they love...

From the bestselling author of Miss Appleby's Academy and Nobody's Child comes a new series about the lost orphans of Durham and the nuns who take them in...

Publisher: Quercus Publishing
ISBN: 9781787473386
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 250 g
Dimensions: 198 x 128 x 22 mm


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Warm-hearted, gritty and enthralling, this is a memorable tale from a master storyteller - Lancashire Post

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Karren's Reading Nook

“A story about helping those in need and protecting innocent children.”

Ruth Dixon is only fourteen when her mother leaves one morning for Stanhope, she assumes she’s gone Christmas shopping and she's worried when she doesn’t return. Her father comes home drunk, he assaults Ruth and... More

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“A great read”

This is my first book by this author and it most certainly won’t be my last, This was an excellent read which I enjoyed so much. A book full of great characters and a wonderful story. Fantastic,

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