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BOOK OF THE MONTH
HOW TO KIDNAP THE RICH
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Lancashire Lass
Anna Jacobs

Classification : Romance
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2007
Imprint : Hodder Paperbacks
Page Extent : 416
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780340748275
Price : 699

About the book
Seventeen-year-old Liza is happy working as a lady's maid - until her employers decide to emigrate and her father makes up his mind that she is to wed an older widower whom she detests. Determined to avoid a loveless marriage, Liza plans to run away, and when the widower rapes her in order to force her to marry him, she flees back to the family for whom she worked, and they all set out on the long voyage to Australia. On board ship Liza realises she has fallen pregnant, and that even if she can survive the journey, the demanding life of a settler in 1850s Western Australia will be made even harder by an illegitimate child.



But Liza is to find that in addition to deprivation of the worst sort, Australia will offer her opportunities she could never have dreamt of back home in Lancashire

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A well-told, well paced story
Catherine Cookson fans will cheer!
     
Anna Jacobs
Anna Jacobs grew up in Lancashire and emigrated to Australia, but still visits the UK regularly to see her family and do research, something she loves. She celebrated the publication of her 50th novel...(+)
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Destiny's Path (HB)
Down Weavers Lane (PB)
Farewell to Lancashire (HB)
Farewell to Lancashire (PB)
Freedom's Land (HB)
Freedom's Land (PB)
High Street (PB)
Jessie (PB)
Lancashire Legacy (PB)
Like No Other (PB)
Our Eva (PB)
Our Lizzie (PB)
Our Mary Ann (PB)
Our Polly (PB)
Pride of Lancashire (PB)
Star of the North (PB)
The Trader's Dream (PB)
The Trader's Dream (PB)
The Trader's Sister (PB)
The Trader's Sister (PB)
The Trader's Wife (PB)
The Trader's Wife (PB)
Threepenny Dreams (PB)
Tomorrow's Promises (HB)
Tomorrow's Promises (PB)
Twopenny Rainbows (PB)
Yesterday's Girl (HB)