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  • Published: 1 July 2010
  • ISBN: 9781409099093
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 576

A Mother's Wish




The compelling new saga set in turn-of-the twentieth-century London by the author of The Cockney Angel.

Since the untimely death of her husband, young mother Effie Grey has been forced to live on a narrowboat owned by her tyrannical father-in-law Jacob. In spite of her own despair, she is determined to protect her brother Tom and her baby son Georgie from Jacob's bullying ways - for she is all they have in the world.

But when Jacob hires villainous Salter and his vile wife Sal to run the barge, Effie's life becomes even more unbearable, and Tom is sent packing without a penny to his name. Forced to live on deck with little to shelter her and Georgie from the elements, tormented by the Salters, Effie is driven to desperation. And stealing Jacob's hidden cache of money she escapes with her son. As she begins her frantic search for Tom, Effie vows that whatever happens she will make a home for little Georgie and keep him safe from harm.

  • Pub date: 1 July 2010
  • ISBN: 9781409099093
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 576

About the Author

Dilly Court

Dilly Court grew up in North-east London and began her career in television, writing scripts for commercials. She is married with two grown-up children and four grandchildren, and now lives in Dorset on the beautiful Jurassic Coast with her husband. She is the bestselling author of twenty-seven novels.

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Praise for A Mother's Wish

“A great story that keeps you interested from the start”

Bournemouth Daily Echo, 4 stars


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