Never Look Back (Paperback)Lesley Pearse (author)
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Take a journey across America with a poor Victorian flower girl in her epic journey to a better life, from the internationally bestselling author Lesley Pearse
As voted by readers as their favourite Lesley Pearse novel
One good deed takes her into another world . . .
Sixteen-year-old Matilda is a poor Covent Garden flower girl until the day she saves the life of Tabitha, a minister's daughter. Welcomed into Tabitha's family, Matilda is offered the chance of a lifetime.
She leaves behind London's slums and enters the darkest corners of New York. Traveling across the vast plains to the Wild West, she finds herself in San Francisco, a city in the grip of the gold rush.
Streetwise and strong-willed, Matilda forges a new life for herself and Tabitha among pioneers like Captain James Russell - a man to whom she is deeply attracted.
Yet a civil war will soon rip apart this new nation . . .
Can Matilda and those she loves brave separation and carry on, never looking back?
'With characters it is impossible not to care about . . . this is storytelling at its very best' Daily Mail
'Heart-warming and evocative . . . a real delight to read' Sun
'Lose yourself in this epic saga' Bella
'Utterly riveting, brilliant' Closer
'An emotional and moving epic you won't forget in a hurry' Woman's Weekly
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 768
Weight: 511 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 44 mm
The courageous tale of a poor Victorian flower girl, who makes an epic journey from London across a vast and wild America . . .
As voted by readers as their favourite Lesley Pearse novel, Never Look Back is by the international NO.1 BESTSELLING author.
With characters it is impossible not to care about . . . this is storytelling at its very best * Daily Mail *
An emotional and moving epic you won't forget in a hurry * Woman's Weekly *
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“A must read for lovers of historical drama”
A gripping read from start to end. All you'd expect from Lesley Pearse & more.
The story could easily be transferred to tv/cinema screen!
“Amazing author, brilliant”
I have read a few Lesley Pearse books and they have all been absolutely brilliant.
An amazing read, extremely engaging, so much so that I really felt I was there with the characters. This story would make a brilliant... More
“An Unforgettable Novel”
I tend to steer clear of adult ficiton; it's just usually not my kind of thing and I'd much rather be reading a children's book! However, Never Look Back really is a wonderful exception.
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