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Josephine Cox

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Little fourteen year old Laura Blake cries over her dying father. He is her life and what will become of her? Her mother gives birth to a crippled child and withdraws within herself leaving Laura to support the family. Her Uncle gives her a job in his ...

Patricia 09.06.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Take this Women - Josephine Cox

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Chocolate, romance, and a little French culture...

Advantages: Good story, interesting background, believable people
Disadvantages: Won't appeal to those who prefer fast action and excitement

I read quite a bit. My preferred genre is that broadly categorised as 'women's fiction', of a light but not brainless kind. It tends to take a while for a new (to me) author to hit my radar; however, I had read several reviews of Jenny Colgan's books and ...

Kukana 18.06.2013 · Read full review
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Review of The Loveliest Chocolate Shop in Paris - Jenny Colgan

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The Loveliest Chocolate Shop in Paris

Advantages: An addictive read
Disadvantages: Very similar to one of Colgan's other books

...read a few of Jenny Colgan's books before and this one, despite a slow start, proves to be just as good as the rest. This book begins with main character, Anna, being in hospital. She has had an accident at the chocolate factory where she works ...

jules.34 01.08.2015 · Read full review
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A Woman of Consequence

Advantages: A gripping tale of murder and deceit
Disadvantages: Some of the characters are totally unlikeable

The book tells the story of Bridget Dean Mordaunt, the only child of a wealthy businessman who takes over the running of his empire after his death. She is guardian to her vacuous cousin, Victoria, who falls in love with Lionel Filmore, the eldest son ...

wendy5177 18.06.2005 · Read full review
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Review of The Black Candle - Catherine Cookson

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Cissie Brodie, a remarkable young woman

Advantages: Impossible to put down
Disadvantages: None

The Dwelling Place tells the story of 15 year old Cissie Brodie. When her parents die from "the fever" and she and her 9 brothers and sisters, the youngest still a baby, are turned out of their home by the farmer who employed her father, everybody assu ...

wendy5177 18.06.2005 · Read full review
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Review of The Dwelling Place - Catherine Cookson

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