Down Weavers Lane

Author: Anna Jacobs
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444714384
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'Best period book I have EVER read! - 5-star reader review' Emmy Carter's mother is a prostitute - and her life has made Emmy determined to avoid the same fate. But Emmy is beautiful, so attracts unwanted attention; her mother's protector has his eye on her, as does evil Marcus Armistead, her employer's nephew. Marcus is excited by Emmy's virginity and has her kidnapped, but Emmy hits him over the head and escapes. Marcus, futher enraged, kills her mother and becomes even more determined to rape Emmy, but the combined efforts of the local parson and Emmy's young suitor manage to keep her safe from harm. Finally Emmy sees Marcus get his just desserts, finds out who her father was, and attains the respectability she has so longed for. *********************** What readers are saying about DOWN WEAVER'S LANE 'Could not put this book down' - 5 stars 'Kept wanting to read it all in one go' - 5 stars 'Such a brilliant writer . . . once you start to read this book you won't be able to put it down' - 5 stars 'A gripping novel' - 5 stars 'This book was brilliant - get the tissues ready!' - 5 stars

A Widow S Courage

Author: Anna Jacobs
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 147367784X
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Lancashire 1934. Three years after her husband's sudden death, Stella comes into some money unexpectedly and decides to make a new start in the country. She settles on Ellin Valley, where she quickly begins to make friends. She falls in love with a cottage in Birch End, but an unscrupulous man wants it too. Will she be able to buy her dream home? Life has changed drastically for local handyman Wilf Pollard as well. When tragedy strikes, Wilf is left as the only support of his two young children. But his friends rally round to help so that he can pull his life together and take up an exciting new job with a well-respected builder. Some of the local council are eager to deal with the squalid conditions of the Backshaw Moss slum, but others will stop at nothing to keep their profitable rents. And Stella's dream cottage is threatened by their plans to build yet more cheap housing. Can Stella, Wilf and the residents of Birch End pull together to make sure good triumphs over evil? Readers are loving the Birch End series! 'Amazing' - 5 STARS 'Thank you, Anna, for the pleasure you give in all your books' - 5 STARS 'Another brilliant, hard-to-put-down book' - 5 STARS 'Can't wait for the next instalment' - 5 STARS 'A real page turner, I can't wait to read the next one' - 5 STARS 'Another triumph for Anna Jacobs' - 5 STARS 'BRILLIANT READ' - 5 STARS

Heart Of The Town

Author: Anna Jacobs
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1848948840
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Dora Preston has guts, but it will take more than that for her to break free from Hedderby and make a life for herself on the stage. Then she meets Gideon - and pursuing her ambitions becomes even harder. Gideon has returned from the fighting in India only to discover that an impostor has stolen his inheritance. He has vowed he will claim his birthright but his enemies are ruthless and desperate. Arson attacks, crime and drunkenness have beset the Lancashire mill town, but the forces of good are rallying and are determined to prevail - whatever it takes. ********************* What readers are saying about HEART OF THE TOWN 'A great story' - 5 stars 'Excellent as is the whole series and all of the Anna Jacobs books' - 5 stars 'A fantastic read' - 5 stars 'Brilliant to read - I wish that there was another book in the series' - 5 stars 'Outstanding' - 5 stars

Star Of The North

Author: Anna Jacobs
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1848948913
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Marjorie is the pretty one of the Preston sisters. So pretty that when a performer at her sister's music room breaks her leg, Marjorie is asked to fill in as the assistant to famous singer Denby Sinclair. He offers to take her with him, away from Lancashire and into the exciting world of London theatres. But Denby is not what he seems. He has a dangerous secret which, if it were to be revealed, would ruin her. Marjorie, however, is reckless and will take any risk for a chance to perform on the stage. And when disaster strikes, she finds herself alone and feels further from home than she's ever been. Can she regain her heart's desire and find happiness once more? And what can she do about another danger that arises in Hedderby that threatens her and her entire family? ********************** What readers are saying about STAR OF THE NORTH 'Once again, a great read. Anna Jacobs has a way of writing that draws you into the characters and makes you feel that you are living the story' - 5 stars 'I couldn't put it down' - 5 stars 'Excellent!' - 5 stars 'I did not want to put this book down. Brilliant and enthralling to lose yourself completely' - 5 stars 'Another Fab read from Anna Jacobs' - 5 stars

American Law Reports Annotated Second Series

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The Mechanics Magazine And Journal Of Engineering Agricultural Machinery Manufactures And Shipbuilding

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Journal Of The Society Of Arts

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The Engineer

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The American Catalog 1900 1905

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Total Baseball

Author: John Thorn
Editor: Total Sports
ISBN: 9781930844018
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A comprehensive baseball reference offers exhaustive and up-to-date information on baseball players from the nineteenth century to the present, covering statistical leaders, lifetime records of players, team lineups, and other data.