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A Mother's Gift

Maggie Hope


PUBLISHED: 15th November 2011
ISBN: 9780091945213
ANNOTATION:
What will Katie do to keep her child? When Katie's grandfather and her childhood sweetheart are both killed in a mining accident, she is devastated by grief. Matthew Hamilton, the unscrupulous owner of the mine, takes advantage of her distress in the most despicable manner.
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PUBLISHED: 15th November 2011
ISBN: 9780091945213
ANNOTATION:
What will Katie do to keep her child? When Katie's grandfather and her childhood sweetheart are both killed in a mining accident, she is devastated by grief. Matthew Hamilton, the unscrupulous owner of the mine, takes advantage of her distress in the most despicable manner.

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What will Katie do to keep her child?

When Katie's grandfather and her childhood sweetheart are both killed in a mining accident, she is devastated by grief.

Matthew Hamilton, the unscrupulous owner of the mine, takes advantage of her distress in the most despicable manner.

Publisher Description

Taken in by her grandparents to ease the pressure on her poverty-stricken family, Katie Benfield knows she's one of the lucky ones. Even so, she dreams of a better life and of pursuing a nursing career. Despite many hardships, Katie achieves her goal but tragedy strikes Winton Colliery and both her grandfather and Katie's childhood sweetheart Billy are both killed in a mining accident. Shocked and distraught, Katie finds herself vulnerable to the advances of the owner of the mine, Matthew Hamilton, a married man who wastes no time in taking advantage of her.Thrown out by her grandmother, her reputation and career in tatters, Katie finds herself facing a home for unmarried mothers. Only Matthew Hamilton offers her a way to keep her baby, but only if she forgoes her principles and becomes his mistress...

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What will Katie do to keep her child? When Katie's grandfather and her childhood sweetheart are both killed in a mining accident, she is devastated by grief. Matthew Hamilton, the unscrupulous owner of the mine, takes advantage of her distress in the most despicable manner. Thrown out by her grandmother, her reputation and nursing career in tatters, Katie fi nds herself facing a home for unmarried mothers. Only Hamilton offers her a way to keep her baby, but only if she forgoes her principles and becomes his mistress... From the bestselling author of A WARTIME NURSE

Author Biography

Maggie Hope was born and raised in County Durham. She worked as a nurse for many years , before giving up her career to raise her family.

Review

"Watch out Catherine Cookson" Northern Echo

Review Text

"Watch out Catherine Cookson"

Promotional "Headline"

An evocative and compelling saga, spanning the late thirties and forties

Product Details

Author
Maggie Hope
Year
2011
ISBN-10
0091945216
ISBN-13
9780091945213
Format
Paperback
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Media
Book
Pages
416
Language
English
Short Title
MOTHERS GIFT
Publisher
Ebury Publishing
Publication Date
2011-11-15
Audience
General/Trade