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Poor Sylvie blames herself for the accident and Millie needs all her strength to comfort her children and overcome her grief. Then Pete's will is read and further heartache lies in store Meanwhile, Pete's younger brother and his good-for-nothing sons try to take control of the family business, but they've underestimated Millie's indomitable spirit. She's worked in Maynard's perfume laboratory for eighteen years and is determined to protect her husband's legacy no matter what obstacles are thrown in her way What readers are saying about A Liverpool Legacy: A Liverpool Legacy is up there amongst her best - a really well written, gripping story, with believable characters''Anne Baker never ceases to amaze me, another brilliant read'.
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A Time for Us
What readers are saying about A Time For Us: The characters really struck a chord with me and I felt very sad when the book had finished' 'Josephine Cox excels at providing entertaining and authentic characters It is a brilliant read for those who want a light book with sparkling characters and a plot in a realistic setting' 'I just couldn't put this book down , a real page turner Driven and passionate — The Sunday Times. Josephine Cox brings so much freshness to the plot, and the characters A Cookson by any other name — Birmingham Post.
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Headline Jessica's Girl Josephine Cox. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. A Time for Us by Josephine Cox. A Time for Us 4. Lucy Nolan is the golden girl. The only daughter of local grocers, Sally and Mike Nolan, she's grown up in a home of total love and security. The one thing her heart desires is that Jack Hanson might ask her to marry him, and when he does eventually propose, Lucy is prepared to give up everything to be with him - even though it means leaving her beloved parents to live abr Lucy Nolan is the golden girl.
The one thing her heart desires is that Jack Hanson might ask her to marry him, and when he does eventually propose, Lucy is prepared to give up everything to be with him - even though it means leaving her beloved parents to live abroad where Jack has been offered an exciting business opportunity. But then, almost on the eve of the marriage itself, tragedy strikes.
And for the first time in her life, Lucy is forced to realise that Fate, which has been so kind to her, can also be just as cruel. Paperback , pages.
A Time for Us
Published March 6th by Headline first published January 1st To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about A Time for Us , please sign up. Lists with This Book. Apr 15, Tes rated it it was amazing. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here. I've read afew of Josephine's books now and this has to be in my top two with "living a lie to".
Jack and Lucy are so perfect for each other, when I was reading the book, it felt they were a younger verison of sally and Mike.
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But it was amazing Lucy and Jack got their happy ending in the end I've read afew of Josephine's books now and this has to be in my top two with "living a lie to". But it was amazing Lucy and Jack got their happy ending in the end. I'm glad they did. I didn't like Steve, I agreed with Deb, when she said she didn't like the guy.
I wish it didn't end, it was such a good read! I wish i could give it ten stars because I loved it that much. Jan 04, Shirley Revill rated it it was amazing Shelves: One of my favourite books written by one of my favourite authors. Sheer bliss but needed tissues.
Lucy meets up with Steve but things are not what they seem. So will Lucy ever find love again. Brilliant again These books are always brilliant, I get nothing done around the house until I've read the whole book