A heart-warming Merseyside saga from the author of ALL THAT GLISTENS and CAROUSEL OF SECRETS.
Anne Baker returns with another compelling saga of family secrets, heartache and happy endings.
Dinah Radcliffe doesn t have much money to spend on the finer things in life but she shares a contented existence with her mother, Sarah. They have seen their share of troubles since Dinah s father was killed in the Great War but the Radcliffes have always made the best of things. When Dinah meets widowed businessman Richard Haldane at the races, her life changes beyond recognition. Richard sweeps Dinah off her feet, dazzling her with a glimpse of wealth and privilege beyond her wildest dreams, and they are married in a matter of weeks. But Richard is not the man Dinah thought he was. Soon, she's learning that money can't buy you happiness. And that she's married to a man who takes far more dangerous risks than just betting on his horses...
Anne Baker trained as a nurse at Birkenhead General Hospital, but after her marriage went to live first in Libya and then in Nigeria. She eventually returned to her native Birkenhead where she worked as a Health Visitor for over ten years before taking up writing. Anne Baker now lives in Cornwall, where she continues to write, and her previous Merseyside sagas are all available from Headline.