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Books by Maggie Hope

  • AQHHM
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    All she wants is a family of her own...Lottie is just three years old when her Mammy dies and she is sent to the workhouse. A childhood spent in poverty, skivvying for other people, leaves her with no prospects, no family...Yet Lottie is bright and has ambitions for a better life. And when an opportunity arises at the local Chapel, Lottie seizes her chance. But will she ever be anything more than a workhouse child?
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    A terrible choice between her sweetheart and her reputation...Orphaned from birth, Mary Trent has always dreamed of the day she can escape from poverty, and when she meets the dashing young doctor Tom Gallagher, it seems her prayers have been answered. But an untimely pregnancy spells disaster and the threat of returning to a life of destitution. Is a marriage of convenience the only thing that can save her? From the author of Orphan Girl and Workhouse Child.
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    She's no more than an unpaid servant...Lorinda is only a child when tragedy deprives her of her true family and, sent to live with her aunt in her boarding house, she grows up desperately craving affection. And although she finds friendship - and even love - in the boarding house, she finally sees a chance to escape her drab surroundings and unkind family. But is a marriage of convenience better than a love that's true? (Note: previously published as Lorinda Leigh).
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    Life is a long, tough struggle for Meg Maddison...Growing up caring for her brothers after the death of their mother, it is only her indomitable spirit that gets her through the hard times. And when she marries and starts a family of her own, it seems as if the hardships are over. But the return of a darkly menacing figure from her past threatens to destroy all she has fought for...
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    Taken in by her grandparents to ease the pressure on her poverty-stricken family, Katie Benfield knows she's one of the lucky ones. Even so, she dreams of a better life and of pursuing a nursing career. Despite many hardships, Katie achieves her goal but tragedy strikes Winton Colliery and both her grandfather and Katie's childhood sweetheart Billy are killed in a mining accident. Shocked and distraught, Katie finds herself vulnerable to the advances of the owner of the mine, Matthew Hamilton, a married man who wastes no time in taking advantage of her. Thrown out by her grandmother, her reputation and career in tatters, Katie finds herself facing a home for unmarried mothers. Only Matthew Hamilton offers her a way to keep her baby, but only if she forgoes her principles and becomes his mistress...
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    She is the downstairs maid; he is the Master's son...Forced to become a kitchen maid at Fortune Hall, Hetty Pearson strikes up an unlikely friendship with the younger son of the house, Richard. But Hetty is just a poor servant girl: what hope does she have of either winning Richard's heart or escaping his older brother's more base attentions? Note: previously published as The Jewel Streets by Una Horne.
  • AOHKY
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    Torn between love and duty...After the birth of their son, Eliza naively hopes her husband Jack will put his gambling habit behind him and become more responsible. But then he loses their home and abandons her, leaving Eliza with no choice but to return to her parents' house. She inadvertently attracts the attention of the ruthless mine owner Jonathan Moore. But can she sacrifice her reputation to protect her son?
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    A wealthy landlord's son, and a coal miner's daughter...Growing up in poverty, one of six siblings, Hannah Armstrong never thought she'd know anything other than her little mining town. But then she falls for Timothy Durkin, a wealthy Oxford student...Following her heart, Hannah sacrifices everything she holds dear and follows her new husband to Oxford. But will her new life of luxury be everything she expected - or will she find that once a coal miner's daughter, always a coal miner's daughter...?
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    Torn between love and duty...Following a disastrous marriage to a miner, Karen has devoted herself to a nursing career. Rising to the challenge of caring for the wounded soldiers returning home from the Great War, she has resigned herself to putting her vocation before any hope of a romantic life. However, she finds herself drawn to handsome, troubled Patrick Murphy. But Patrick is also a Catholic priest. Dare Karen risk scandal and her position by falling for the one man she cannot have...?
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    War, tragedy and a shameful secret...When Molly Mason's father dies in a pit accident, she is left penniless and alone. She finds work in a local factory, and cheap lodgings. However, when Molly rejects her new landlord's advances, his revenge is swift: she finds herself accused of theft and thrown in prison. As the prospect of war grows ever close, Molly finds herself fighting a more personal battle, trying to find anyone willing to overlook her scandalous past.
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    She's bound by her duty to her family...Forced to leave school at the age of fourteen, young Rose Sharpe's dreams of independence are ruined by her domineering father and constantly ailing mother. It falls to Rose to bring up her young sister and run the household, with little thanks from either of her parents. But just as Rose has almost given up hope, she realises she has a secret admirer of her own.
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    Elizabeth Nelson is only ten years old when her mother dies in childbirth. With her father gone, the siblings are separate; her aunt Betty takes baby Kit. Elizabeth and her brother, Jimmy, are sent to a children's home and Alice and Jenny are sent into foster care. Life in the home is hard, but Elizabeth is determined to look after her brother and make a better life for both of them. Working as a nurse gives Elizabeth a purpose but she risks everything by falling for local mine owner, Jack Benson, Wounded at Gallipoli, Jack is far above her in wealth and station. Elizabeth cannot marry him and she risks losing her nursing place if there is any hint of impropriety about her conduct. Then Elizabeth learns that her sister, Jenny, has been adopted by an abusive farmer. Torn between her hopeless love for Jack and her sister, must Elizabeth make an extreme sacrifice to reunite her family!