Down Weavers Lane (Paperback)Anna Jacobs (author)
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'Best period book I have EVER read! - 5-star reader review'
Emmy Carter's mother is a prostitute - and her life has made Emmy determined to avoid the same fate. But Emmy is beautiful, so attracts unwanted attention; her mother's protector has his eye on her, as does evil Marcus Armistead, her employer's nephew. Marcus is excited by Emmy's virginity and has her kidnapped, but Emmy hits him over the head and escapes. Marcus, futher enraged, kills her mother and becomes even more determined to rape Emmy, but the combined efforts of the local parson and Emmy's young suitor manage to keep her safe from harm. Finally Emmy sees Marcus get his just desserts, finds out who her father was, and attains the respectability she has so longed for.
What readers are saying about DOWN WEAVER'S LANE
'Could not put this book down' - 5 stars
'Kept wanting to read it all in one go' - 5 stars
'Such a brilliant writer . . . once you start to read this book you won't be able to put it down' - 5 stars
'A gripping novel' - 5 stars
'This book was brilliant - get the tissues ready!' - 5 stars
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Number of pages: 512
Weight: 324 g
Dimensions: 182 x 119 x 31 mm
Industrial Lancashire in the 1830s with the daughter of a prostitute determined to avoid her mother's plight * The Bookseller - Paperback Preview *
Brilliant, no one can match her writing ability . . . I have just finished reading it, couldn't put it down, it held me absorbed on every page. * Amazon reader on Lancashire Lass *
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