Fans of Liverpool sagas by the likes of Katie Flynn and Annie Groves will be thrilled to discover Anne Baker's magnficient story of a mother and her three daughters struggling to make ends meet.
Set in Liverpool during the Depression and the Blitz of the Second World War, Anne Baker's dramatic saga brings a close-knit community vividly to life.
It is the day of the Grand National, 1933, when Susie Ingram's fiance, Danny, is killed in a tragic accident. In a cruel twist of Fate, Susie discovers she is carrying Danny's child and, shunned by his parents, she turns to her mother for support. Louise Ingram, widowed during the First World War, knows how hard it is to bring up a family alone, but with the help of her eldest daughter, Martha, who lives next door, they manage to survive. When little Rosie is born there is no doubt that she is Danny's daughter, but it is destined to take many more years of heartache before the two families are united again...
Baker's understanding and compassion for very human dilemmas makes her one of romantic fiction's most popular authors - Lancashire Evening Post
A stirring tale of romance and passion, poverty and ambition - Liverpool Echo
Truly compelling...rich in language and descriptive prose - Newcastle Upon Tyne Evening Chronicle
A heartwarming saga - Womans Weekly
With characters who are strong, warm and sincere, this is a joy to read - Coventry Evening Telegraph