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The Professor's Daughter

Catherine King

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Fiction, Sagas, Short stories

* A digital-exclusive short story from the author of A Sister's Courage and The Secret Daughter

* A spellbinding story of three women and the tough choices they face


The day of the Langton Park community fair has arrived and Evie Preston, a well-respected professor's daughter, is eager to spread the word about her afternoon lecture programme for ladies. She has no clue how her ideas will affect three very different women...

Lady Alice is struggling with the life her mother and brother believe she should be living. Surely she should be making these choices for herself Florence is bright but she's bored. She's keen to continue learning but her parents think she's had all the education she needs. And then there's Meg, who is young and full of hope for the future, but frustrated with the obstacles in her way.

Authentic, gripping and spellbinding, The Professor's Daughter is a short story about a group of strong women who are unable to ignore their responsibilities but who also refuse to ignore their hearts.

*Contains an exclusive extract from Catherine King's new novel, A Sister's Courage: a story of tragedy, strength and hope*

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Praise for The Professor's Daughter

  • Hard-hitting and powerful - Maureen Lee, author of After the War is Over

  • Gritty and realistic . . . A very satisfying read - Anne Bennett, author of If You Were the Only Girl

  • Powerful . . . King superbly evokes time and place in this page-turning story of one woman's brave battle for survival - Lancashire Evening Post

  • A powerful and page-turning saga - Dee Williams, author of Sunshine After Rain

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Catherine King

Catherine King was born in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. A search for her roots - her father, grandfather and great-grandfather all worked with coal, steel or iron - and an interest in local industrial history provided inspiration for her stories. Catherine wrote ten novels, including A Sister's Courage and Her Mother's Secret. Her second novel, Silk and Steel, was shortlisted for the Romantic Novel of the Year award.

Catherine sadly passed away in 2015.

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