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  • Published: 15 May 2017
  • ISBN: 9781405921046
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 544
  • RRP: $22.99
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Dead to Me




The new novel from the international No. 1 bestselling author

When Ruby and Verity met as girls they came from different worlds. Verity was privately educated, living in a beautiful Hampstead home, while Ruby was being raised in extreme poverty. Nevertheless, they became firm friends.

However, fortunes are not set in stone and soon the girls find their situations reversed. As Ruby goes up in the world, Verity encounters more and more tragedy, but still the girls remain a large part of each other's lives. That is, until one day in 1938 when Ruby says the terrible words 'You're dead to me' and it looks like their friendship might be over for good . . .

  • Published: 15 May 2017
  • ISBN: 9781405921046
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 544
  • RRP: $22.99
Categories:

About the author

Lesley Pearse

Lesley Pearse was brought up in South London in various orphanages from the age of three. She learned about the Soho club scene and the music business during the Sixties with the late John Pritchard. Her novels have sold over ten million copies worldwide. Lesley has three daughters and three grandchildren and lives in Bristol.

Lesley Pearse was told as a child that she had too much imagination for her own good. When she grew up she worked her way through a number of jobs, including nanny, bunny girl, dressmaker and full-time mother before, at the age of forty-nine, settling upon a career that would allow her gifts to blossom: she became a published writer. Lesley now lives just outside Bristol. She has three daughters and two grandchildren.

Find out more about Lesley and keep up to date with what she's been doing by following her on Twitter@LesleyPearse or by signing up for her regular newsletter at www.LesleyPearse.com

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Praise for Dead to Me

**'Yet another great Lesley Pearse novel' Woman Magazine** **'Full of love, passion and heartbreak' Best** Two very different women, one unlikely friendship. In the chaos of war-torn Britain, can any relationship survive? Dead to Me is a story about loyalty, love and the strength of friendship in the face of adversity, from international number one bestselling author Lesley Pearse.

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Praise for Lesley Pearse

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A narrative that gallops along, this is quintessential Pearse that will delight her army of readers

Daily Mail on Without a Trace

Another superb tale with realistic and likeable characters that will please Lesley Pearse's legions of fans - and get her some new ones.

Sun

Dead to Me is Lesley at her best. Gritty. Emotional. Gripping. Warm hearted. This is is a story that will resonate with many readers. It's life faced head-on. A brilliant read.

Devon Life

Evocative, compelling, told from the heart

Sunday Express

Full of love, passion and heartbreak

Best

Glorious, heartwarming

Woman & Home

Heart-warming and evocative, a real delight to read

Sun

This gripping tale of war and friendship is perfect for a long day of beach reading.

Marie Claire

This is Lesley Pearse at her very best - a heartwarming, epic story of female friendship, courage and triumph over adversity

Alex Brown, bestselling author of The Great Village Show

Utterly riveting, brilliant

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