Gilding the Lily (Paperback)

Rita Bradshaw

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A heartrending tale of two sisters and their quest for a place to belong, from much-loved author Rita Bradshaw. Lily and Sarah Brown's childhood is an unhappy one. Sarah escapes by marrying Ralph Turner, a Sunderland dock worker, but Lily doesn't trust Ralph - a dark volatile man with a hidden cruel streak. When he tries to seduce Lily on his wedding day, her worst fears are confirmed. Ralph's younger brother John is cut from a different cloth, though, and Lily is increasingly drawn to him. But just when Lily sees a future for them, a terrible incident destroys her happiness. Heartbroken, Lily agrees to accompany the family she works for as a nursemaid to New York. As Lily boards RMS Titanic little does she realise that her decision will change the course of her life for ever...


Product Details

  • Product code: BHWKX
  • ISBN: 9780755342389
  • Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 29.0cm x 18.2cm
  • Pages: 448
  • Publish date: Thu Jul 23 00:00:00 BST 2009
  • Book points: 8

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