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Sworn To Secrecy

Mary Larkin

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Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Business & management

* The sequel to BEST LAID PLANS - set in 1970s troubled Belfast.

1971. With the troubles in Belfast at their height, a happy domestic life is something that Tess Maguire yearns for. Yet the political and social unrest are sending ripples of uncertainty through every aspect of her life. Whilst her partnership with her friend Theresa Cunningham in a dressmaking firm is successful, it's beginning to affect her romantic interests. Theresa's boyfriend Bob always seems to be near Tess. Near enough, one night, to declare his true feelings for her... Tess, in confusion, has to confront her own mixed up emotions concerning Bob. And to address her feelings for her own ever-faithful boyfriend Tony. Especially when he asks her to marry him ... Tess's widowed mother Alice marries Dan, her long-standing partner who can now spend the rest of his years with Alice and his beloved grandson Jackie. Jackie is almost an orphan: his father Jack died in a motorcycle accident. His mother Colette may as well be dead - she decamped to Canada shortly after his birth. But then Colette suddenly shows up to reclaim her son and her arrival in Belfast opens old wounds, triggers a bitter custody battle - and unearths secrets that will change everyone's lives for ever.

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Praise for Sworn To Secrecy

  • A real chick-lit indulgence - - WOMAN'S WAY

  • Belfast's answer to Catherine Cookson - Sunday WORLD

  • Laced with love gone wrong, more than a wee bit of raw passion and tears and laughter from the Belfast of the 50s - Belfast TELEGRAPH

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Mary Larkin

Born in Belfast, Mary Larkin is married with three sons and six grandchildren, dividing her time between Darlington and North Yorkshire to spend plenty of time with her family. She visits Belfast twice a year to meet old friends and relatives and reseach her novels.

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