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  • Published: 20 October 2016
  • ISBN: 9781405928762
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook

Monday's Child




Sarah Sullivan's life has hit rock bottom. After being jilted by her fiancé, she is summoned by her godfather to the Red Cliffs Ragged School, a rambling house on the bay. Founded to help children escape extreme poverty, Red Cliffs offers them a real home and a chance in life.

Sarah Sullivan's life has hit rock bottom. After being jilted by her fiancé, she is summoned by her godfather to the Red Cliffs Ragged School, a rambling house on the bay. Founded to help children escape extreme poverty, Red Cliffs offers them a real home and a chance in life. Sarah soon learns to forget her broken heart by teaching and loving the mischievous children from the city slums.
But when her godfather falls ill and his nephew Jake appears on the scene, the school's future suddenly looks uncertain. With Jake ready to turn it into a luxury holiday resort will Sarah be able to save Red Cliffs and the futures of the children who depend on her?
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Sarah Sullivan's life has hit rock bottom. After being jilted by her fiancé, she is summoned by her godfather to the Red Cliffs Ragged School, a rambling house on the bay. Founded to help children escape extreme poverty, Red Cliffs offers them a real home and a chance in life. Sarah soon learns to forget her broken heart by teaching and loving the mischievous children from the city slums.
But when her godfather falls ill and his nephew Christian appears on the scene, the school's future suddenly looks uncertain. With Jake ready to turn it into a luxury holiday resort will Sarah be able to save Red Cliffs and the futures of the children who depend on her?
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A little girl is found abandoned on a beach one chilly Monday in October, alone apart from the body of her mother, cold beside her.
Rendered completely silent by her traumatic experience, she is given the name Monday by the woman who discovers her and takes her to the Red Cliffs Ragged School - an old, crumbling building perched above the Torquay bay.
Her saviour, twenty-two-year old Sarah Sullivan, has also had a tough life. But when she was summoned to help out at Red Cliffs - a haven for poverty-stricken children from the cities - by her godfather Samuel she also found her own second chance within its walls. Now she will do anything to help the mischievous, loveable children there. Especially Monday whose continued silence tears at her heart.
But with Samuel's health failing and his grasping nephew Christian eager to inherit, Red Cliffs is under threat. Sarah needs to fight - the children need her, and surprisingly she find she needs them. Will she be able to save the school and protect the little girl she's come to love so much, the one she's named Monday's Child?

Praise for Linda Finlay
'Warm and atmospheric, you can practically taste the sea breeze' The Express
'Take time out for a page-turner about family mysteries and betrayal' Take-a-Break
A compelling saga . . . with a surprising and emotional ending which weaves together the storylines in a most satisfying way. Strongly recommended and a great read on a Cornish holiday' cjbrownecrimewriter.com
'A captivating and emotional novel about a strong woman struggling to find her own way in the world when others wish to see her fail' Winstone Books
'I couldn't put it down and found myself finishing it in no time at all. . . The story was full of twists and turns from the onset and throughout . . . I really enjoyed reading this book and I highly recommend that you give it a read' Laurahbookblog
'It was full of drama, friendship, excitement and was truly a magical story. . . I definitely will be reading more in the near future' Laurahbookblog
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A little girl is found abandoned on a beach one chilly Monday in October, alone apart from the body of her mother, cold beside her.
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  • Pub date: 20 October 2016
  • ISBN: 9781405928762
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook

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