In Yesterday's Shadows, the Sunday Times bestselling novelist Rosie Goodwin weaves a dramatic and heartrending saga of bitter loss, lost love and buried secrets.
The Sunday Times bestselling novelist Rosie Goodwin writes a spell-binding saga of bitter loss, lost love and long buried secrets. Perfect for fans of Dilly Court and Kitty Neale.
With the promise of a new start, will she find the happiness she longs for?
Kate Cleary feels no sorrow when her brutal father dies. At last she will be free from him, even though she and Nuala, the sister who depends on her for everything, must now leave his miners cottage. Then Kate discovers they have an aunt in the Midlands whom their father had kept secret, and who now offers them a home.
Despite leaving her heart in Durham with Matthew, a young artist, Kate feels loved and safe with Aunt Beth. But her peace is shattered by an astonishing revelation from Nuala, and a series of brutal attacks on the women of Nuneaton. Kate turns to a handsome widower, Martin Denby, but is his kindness too good to be true?
An absorbing story in the grand tradition of the best saga authors
A wonderful heroine, plucky, determined and warm-hearted. A believable and compelling read
Rosie writes such heart-warming sagas
A heart-throbber of a story that puts so many other so-called emotional blockbusters in the shade - Northern Echo
Not only is Goodwin's characterisation and dialogue compelling, her descriptive writing is a joy - Nottingham Evening Post
The new Catherine Cookson - Coventry Evening Telegraph
A touching and powerful new novel from a wonderful writer - Bookseller
Goodwin has the enviable knack of putting the past into focus with wonderfully warm and credible characters, lively dialogue and fascinating period detail of everyday life. A Rose Among Thorns is another moving and inspirational story from a writer who knows how to tug at the heart strings - Lancashire Evening Post