Tilly Trotter's Legacy
By Rosie Goodwin
Catherine Cookson's classic heroine lives on in this stunning new saga by Rosie Goodwin
Rosie Goodwin's heartwarming addition to Catherine Cookson's series.
Tilly Trotter seems to have finally found lasting happiness in her engagement to Steve McGrath. But just as everything falls into place for Tilly it seems to be falling apart for her loved ones...
Whilst her son, Willy, is refusing to acknowledge the existence of his newborn illegitimate child, her adopted daughter Josefina has slipped into a deep depression after tracking down her real family in America. Tilly is determined that with Steve by her side she can find a way to get her children through their troubles. But she hasn't counted on the malicious ways of her oldest enemy - Steve's mother, Mrs McGrath. A bitter and twisted old woman, she will stop at nothing to destroy Tilly's happiness. And Tilly knows that finding a way for her family to be free to live their lives in peace is going to take all her strength and courage ...
Rosie Goodwin has worked in social services and as a foster carer for many years. She has three children, and lives in Nuneaton with her husband, Trevor, and their foster children.
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09 Aug 2007
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Praise for Rosie's first novel, THE BAD APPLE: 'Rosie Goodwin is a born storyteller - she'll make you cry, she'll make you laugh, but most of all you'll care for her characters and lose yourself in her story. An author destined for the top — Jeannie Johnson, author of THE REST OF OUR DAYS
Rosie deserves all her success. She is a talented storyteller and will go all the way to the top — Dee Williams
The tearjerker of the season...[a] heart-rending tale — Western Mail
A promising and well-drawn debut — Lancashire Evening Post
A good tearjerker...compelling — Reading Evening Post
A gifted writer... Not only is Goodwin's characterisation and dialogue compelling, but her descriptive writing is a joy — Nottingham Evening Post
A heart-throbber of a story from Goodwin that puts many other so-called emotional blockbusters in the shade — Northern Echo
Goodwin is a fabulous writer...she reels the reader in surprisingly quickly and her style involves lots of twists and turns that are in no way predictable — Worcester Evening News
A touching and powerful new novel from a wonderful writer — Bookseller