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Hope

Lesley Pearse


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ISBN: 9780141046105
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Her existence would be the ruin of her mother... Baby Hope, the unfortunate proof of Lady Harvey's adultery, is smuggled out of a privileged aristocratic household to a nearby village. There, her true identity a secret, she grows up in the arms of the poor, but loving, Renton family. But the day comes when Hope must pay her way.
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  • Paperback
    $21.33
ISBN: 9780141046105
ANNOTATION:
Her existence would be the ruin of her mother... Baby Hope, the unfortunate proof of Lady Harvey's adultery, is smuggled out of a privileged aristocratic household to a nearby village. There, her true identity a secret, she grows up in the arms of the poor, but loving, Renton family. But the day comes when Hope must pay her way.

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Her existence would be the ruin of her mother... Baby Hope, the unfortunate proof of Lady Harvey's adultery, is smuggled out of a privileged aristocratic household to a nearby village. There, her true identity a secret, she grows up in the arms of the poor, but loving, Renton family. But the day comes when Hope must pay her way.

Publisher Description

Reissue with new jacket.

Back Cover

Her existence would be the ruin of her mother . . . Baby Hope, the unfortunate proof of Lady Harvey's adultery, is smuggled out of a privileged aristocratic household to a nearby village. There, her true identity a secret, she grows up in the arms of the poor, but loving, Renton family. But the day comes when Hope must pay her way. What could be more natural than being taken into service by the Harveys? However when she sees something she should not, she is threatened and blackmailed into leaving her beloved Rentons forever. Destitute on the streets of an unfriendly city, Hope's courage and kindness are recognized by a doctor. A talent for healing sees her taken on as nurse and destined for the horrific battlefields of the Crimea. But will Hope ever come home and uncover the true story of her birth? 'Characters it is impossible not to care about' Daily Mail

Author Biography

Lesley Pearse's novels have sold over ten million copies worldwide and include most recently Without a Trace, Survivor, Forgive Me and The Promise. Lesley lives near in Devon and has three daughters and three grandchildren.

Review

An emotional and moving epic you won't forget in a hurry Woman's Weekly With characters it is impossible not to care about ... this is storytelling at its very best Daily Mail Hope is a gripping historical novel from the acclaimed Lesley Pearse.

Her existence would be the ruin of her mother . . .

Baby Hope, the unfortunate proof of Lady Harvey's adultery, is smuggled out of a privileged aristocratic household to a nearby village. There, her true identity a secret, she grows up in the arms of the poor, but loving, Renton family. from the publisher's description

Review Text

Hope is a gripping historical novel from the acclaimed Lesley Pearse. Her existence would be the ruin of her mother . . . Baby Hope, the unfortunate proof of Lady Harvey's adultery, is smuggled out of a privileged aristocratic household to a nearby village. There, her true identity a secret, she grows up in the arms of the poor, but loving, Renton family.

Product Details

Author
Lesley Pearse
Pages
688
ISBN-10
0141046104
ISBN-13
9780141046105
Format
Paperback
Media
Book
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Language
English
Publication Date
2007-01-11
Short Title
HOPE
Year
2007
Illustrations
None
Audience
General/Trade