- ISBN 9780747261391 / 0747261393
- Title With a Little Luck
- Author Anne Baker
- Category Sagas
- Format Paperback
- Year 1999
- Pages 416
- Publisher Headline Publishing Group
- Imprint Headline Book Publishing
- Language English
- Dimensions 112mm x 26mm x 177mm
An absorbing and heartwarming Merseyside saga
Alice Luckett is only nine years old when her father, Len, commits suicide. Her mother disappeared several months before, so Alice goes to live with her grandparents, Edith and Monty. They love her dearly but are often too preoccupied to have time for poor Alice. Her only real pleasure comes from the hours she spends next door with Nell Ainslie and her handsome son Eric. Slowly but surely, Alice comes to terms with her loss. But when Uncle Frank gets involved in the bakery business where she works, a chilling memory from the night of Len's death comes back to haunt her. And a shocking revelation changes life for the whole family...
Anne Baker trained as a nurse at Birkenhead General Hospital, but after her marriage went to live first in Libya and then in Nigeria. She eventually returned to her native Birkenhead where she worked as a Health Visitor for over ten years. She now lives with her husband on a ninety-acre sheep farm in North Wales.