A heartrending standalone saga, filled with romance, tragedy, drama, secrets and triumph in adversity from the author of the Families of Fairley Terrace series.
'Jennie Felton knows how to tell a cracking story and keep the reader gripped... if you enjoy reading books in the style of Catherine Cookson then this one is for you' Books With Wine and Chocolate
'Another superbly woven and character-rich story from a saga author who writes from the heart' Peterborough Telegraph
'Packed full of Jennie's signature strong heroines, this book will keep you guessing' MNR Journal
In the grand tradition of Josephine Cox, Dilly Court and Rosie Goodwin, comes a powerfully heartrending new saga from Jennie Felton, 'one of the nation's favourite saga writers' (Lancashire Post). A Mother's Sacrifice is a story of family secrets, romance, and triumph in adversity.
Will she be able to save her children?
Martha Packer is much loved by everyone in the village of Hillsbridge. As the landlady of The Three Feathers, she runs a respectable establishment and is known for her generosity and care for her family and others around her - she even took in two orphan girls to save them from a life of cruelty in the workhouse.
So when Martha announces that she has killed her son, Garth, the community is shocked. Garth was undoubtedly a bad seed, but they knew how much Martha adored her first-born. What could have driven her to such extreme actions?
Martha refuses to give a reason, but her other children cannot believe their mother is capable of murder. They begin to believe that she is protecting someone - maybe even one of them...
For more heartwrenching, heartwarming saga, look out for The Stolen Child, out now!
And don't miss Jennie's Families of Fairley Terrace series, which began with Maggie's story in All The Dark Secrets and continued with Lucy's story in The Miner's Daughter, Edie's story in The Girl Below Stairs, Carina's story in The Widow's Promise and Laurel's story in The Sister's Secret.
Believable characters, a vivid sense of time and place, thoroughly enjoyable
If you like the style of Catherine Cookson, Josephine Cox or Katie Flynn then you'll enjoy this - Books With Wine And Chocolate
A great read with a cast of believable characters - People s Friend
Jennie Felton grew up in Somerset, where she lives today. She has written numerous short stories for magazines as well as a number of novels under a pseudonym. All The Dark Secrets is the first in her new series, The Families of Fairley Terrace Sagas, about the lives and loves of the residents of a Somerset village beginning in the late nineteenth century.
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