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y separately published work icon One Quiet Woman single work   novel   historical fiction  
Is part of Ellindale Saga Anna Jacobs , 2017 series - author novel (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 One Quiet Woman
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'1930, Lancashire: Leah Turner's father has been killed in an accident at the laundry, and since her mother died years ago it falls to her to become sole provider for her little sister. But women's wages are half those of men and pawning the few belongings she has left will only keep their vicious rent collector at bay for a few weeks, so even if she finds a job, they'll lose their home.

'Out of the blue Charlie Willcox, the local pawnbroker, offers her a deal. His brother Jonah, an invalid since being gassed in the Great War, needs a wife. Charlie thinks Leah would be perfect for the job.

'The idea of a marriage of convenience doesn't please Leah, but she finds Jonah agreeable enough and moving with him to the pretty hamlet of Ellindale may be the only chance of a better life for her sister.

'But other people have plans for the remote Pennine valley, and the two sisters find themselves facing danger in their new life with Jonah. Can the three of them ever look to a brighter future?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Hodder Headline Australia , 2017 .
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      Extent: 1v.p.
      • Published 4 May 2017 (ebook), 16 May 2017 (hardback), 12 September 2017 (paperback).

      ISBN: 9781473630802, 9781473630772, 9781473630796
Last amended 3 Apr 2018 14:32:04
  • Lancashire,
    United Kingdom (UK),
    Western Europe, Europe,
  • 1930
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