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Silk and steel

Author: Catherine King
Publisher: London : Sphere, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Mary Bowes' mother dies, it seems that things cannot get any worse. But then she discovers a devastating secret that her father has kept hidden all these years, and her world is thrown into turmoil. And so when she is told that she must marry a man forty years her senior, she has no option but to leave and fend for herself. But she is forgetting the dangers lurking around every corner. For this is the Yorkshire  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine King
ISBN: 9781847441652 1847441653
OCLC Number: 166627554
Awards: Short-listed for Romantic Novelists' Association Awards: Romantic Novel of the Year 2008
Description: 376 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Catherine King.

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Catherine King's breathtaking second Yorkshire novel follows the fortunes of two opposing families. A tale of star-crossed love, bitter revenge and sweet retribution, in the mould of Meg Hutchinson  Read more...

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'A powerful tale . . . King superbly evokes time and place in this good old-fashioned, page-turning story' Wigan Evening Post

 
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