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Penhaligon's attic

Penhaligon's attic

Nixon, Terri, 1965-

1910. Anna Garvey arrives in Caernoweth, Cornwall with her daughter and a secret. Having come from Ireland to take up an inheritance of the local pub, she and her eighteen year-old daughter Mairead are initially viewed with suspicion by the close-knit community. Anna soon becomes acquainted with Freya Penhaligon, a vulnerable girl struggling to keep her family business afloat in the wake of her grandmother's death, and starts to gain the trust of the locals. As their friendship deepens, and Freya is brought out of her shell by the clever and lively Mairead, even Freya's protective father Matthew begins to thaw. But when a part of Anna's past she'd long tried to escape turns up in the town, she is forced to confront the life she left behind - for her sake and her daughter's too

Hardback, Large print, Book. English. Historical fiction. Large type books. Saga.
Published Long Preston: Magna, 2017
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Statement of responsibility: Terri Nixon
ISBN: 0750544740, 9780750544740
Note: Standard print edition originally published: London: Piatkus, 2016.
Physical Description: 414 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
Subject: Cornwall (England : County) Fiction.

Description

1910. Anna Garvey arrives in Cornwall with her daughter and a secret. Having come from Ireland to take up an inheritance of the local pub, she and her eighteen year-old daughter Mairead are initially viewed with suspicion by the close-knit community. They make friends with Freya Penhaligon, a vulnerable girl struggling to keep her family business afloat, and start to gain the trust of the locals. But when a part of Anna's past she'd long tried to escape turns up in the town, she is forced to confront the life she left behind - for her sake and her daughter's too.