Julia married a fisherman, knowing theirs would be a hard life together. But when he returns from the Great War shell-shocked and broken she learns how hard and bitter life can truly be. Beaten down by her husband's anger as well as terrorised by his cruel mother, she longs to be free. When a great storm sweeps through their village, demolishing houses and taking lives, Julia sees her chance to escape. Out in the world alone, surviving only by her wits and resourcefulness, Julia must become someone else. But soon she discovers that once you've done one wicked thing, it is easy to do another. And she begins to wonder whether she will ever do good again...
You have to keep running if you want to survive . . .
When her husband returns shell-shocked and broken from the Great War and his mother makes her life a misery, Betty Wellow discovers how bitter and hard life can truly be. But it is not until a devastating storm sweeps through their small fishing village and endangers her life, that she sees her chance to escape - and takes it.
Fleeing to Bristol, she changes her name to Mabel Brook and takes a position as a maid. But tragedy strikes once more after the sudden death of her mistress and she is cast back onto the streets.
Penniless and alone Mabel suffers a brutal attack before being rescued by a psychic named Nora Nightingale. There she gets her first taste of those who receive messages from the dead and realises she may have this gift herself.
But it isn't long before Mabel receives her own message and is forced back to the very place she has escaped. A place of heartbreak and perhaps even murder - but Mabel realises that to secure her future she must confront her past one last time.
Heart-pounding, exhilarating and ever suspenseful, Lesley Pearse's You'll Never See Me Again is a tale of one woman's fight to find her destiny.
Lesley Pearse was told as a child that she had too much imagination for her own good. When she grew up she worked her way through a number of jobs, including nanny, bunny girl, dressmaker and full-time mother, before, at the age of forty-nine, settling upon a career that would allow her gifts to blossom- she became a published writer. Lesley lives in Devon and has three daughters and four grandchildren.
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