Calico Road (Paperback)Anna Jacobs (author)
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Calico Road runs through a tiny Lancashire hamlet up on the edge of the moors, miles from anywhere. Its folk are an independent breed - and in 1827 they are a thorn in the side of the vicious mill owner in the valley below.
Toby Fletcher's father ignored his bastard son while alive. Now Toby is the new owner of the rambling old inn, an unwitting keeper of its secrets. Then Meg Staley comes to Calico, a woman who was strong enough to survive one tragedy, but found it harder to withstand a second blow. Toby finds her wandering the moors, cold and starving, and brings her back to the inn.
Working there, Meg starts to rebuild her life and find a fragile happiness. But then the secrets of Calico Road come crashing down on her and those she has grown to love . . .
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Number of pages: 512
Weight: 308 g
Dimensions: 177 x 117 x 34 mm
'Another cracking read with a vivid insight into family relationships' - Coventry Evening Telegraph on OUR EVA
'Catherine Cookson fans will cheer' - Peterborough Evening Telegraph
'Anna Jacobs' books are deservedly popular. She is one of the best writers of Lancashire sagas around.' - Historical Novels Review
'Sensitive and compelling' Nuneaton Evening Telegraph on OUR MARY ANN
'An exciting book of immensely brilliant character portrayal and a great storyline' Bangor Chronicle on OUR EVA
'Another magical Lancashire saga that will delight fans and newcomers alike' Lancashire Evening Post on OUR MARY ANN
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