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Keeping secrets

Keeping secrets

Madoc, Gwen

Gillian Finch and Dorothy Prosser are firm friends as well as cousins. For four years they have kept their friendship secret in the face of the bitter feud that has broken out between their respective families over the will of the family matriarch, Rose Prosser. This book offers a bittersweet saga of conflict and heartache set in the 1930s from this popular Welsh author. Gillian Finch and Dorothy Prosser are firm friends as well as cousins. For four years they have kept their friendship secret in the face of the bitter feud that has broken out between their respective families over the will of the family matriarch, Rose Prosser. Siblings, Henry Prosser and Vera Finch are at loggerheads over it and Vera is convinced that Henry has cheated her.It is not the only secret. When Gillian and Dorothy fall head over heels for the same man, Ronnie Knox, Henry's young business partner, a fierce clash ensues as to which one will get him. The repercussions of this quarrel lead to other secrets being exposed. Everyone, it seems has something to hide. "Madoc gives readers an engrossing story that sheds light on the perilous lives endured by Edwardian women in a sexist society that also shuns families of limited means" Booklist on Mothers and Daughters "In this gentle, if emotionally powerful, tale, Madoc creates a memorable heroine and paints a vivid picture of small-town Welsh life" Booklist on Take My Child"

Hardback, Book. English. Historical fiction.
Published Sutton : Severn House Publishers Ltd : [distributor] Grantham Book Services Ltd : [distributor] DLS Australia Pty Ltd : [distributor] DLS Australia Pty Ltd : [distributor] Alternative Books : [distributor] Chivers North America 2008
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Statement of responsibility: Gwen Madoc
Distributor: Sutton: Severn House Publishers Ltd; [distributor] Grantham Book Services Ltd; [distributor] DLS Australia Pty Ltd; [distributor] DLS Australia Pty Ltd; [distributor] Alternative Books; [distributor] Chivers North America, 2008
ISBN: 0727866672, 9780727866677
Note: Hardback.
Biography: Gwen Madoc lives in Swansea with her husband. She worked as a medical secretary before joining the civil service. Her previous novels include Daughter of Shame, No Child of Mine, The Stolen Baby and, from Severn House, Take My Child and Mothers and Daughters.
Physical Description: 240 p. ; 22x14x2 cm.
Subject: Female friendship Fiction.; Wills Fiction.; Family secrets Fiction.; Cousins Fiction.