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    • ISBN:9780755386659
    • Publication date:12 May 2011

The Ribbon Weaver

A young girl’s sparkling future is thwarted by a devastating secret

By Rosie Goodwin

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In this moving tale of family secrets, love and heartache, Rosie Goodwin is at her heart-warming best

A baby rescued from the snow. A wealthy family's tragic secret. A girl determined to make her mark.

One winter's night, Molly Earnshaw rescues a newborn baby from the snow and changes two families for ever. The tiny girl grows into a beautiful and gifted young woman. Although devoted to Molly, Amy has far-reaching ambitions - encouraged by her neighbour's son, Toby, she longs to move beyond ribbon-weaving to designing the hats and clothes the ribbons adorn. Her talent is recognised by Samuel Forrester, the influential owner of famous hat factories and shops. But Samuel is a haunted man with secrets in his past that torture him and his family. His son's wife, Eugenie, is deeply troubled, and when Amy's flair leads her to London and then Paris, Eugenie is consumed with jealousy. Amy's dreams seem to be coming true, but as more secrets are revealed and Amy is caught between two worlds, she must choose where her heart truly belongs.

Biographical Notes

Rosie Goodwin has worked in social services for many years. She has children, and lives in Nuneaton with her husband and their four dogs.

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  • ISBN: 9780755353903
  • Publication date: 09 Jun 2011
  • Page count: 448
  • Imprint: Headline
Praise for Rosie Goodwin's heartwarming novels: 'An absorbing story in the grand tradition of the best saga authors' — Margaret Dickinson
'A wonderful heroine, plucky, determined and warm-hearted. A believable and compelling read' — Jennie Felton
'Rosie writes such heart-warming sagas' — Lyn Andrews
'The new Catherine Cookson' — Coventry Evening Telegraph
A heart-throbber of a story from Goodwin that puts many other so-called emotional blockbusters in the shade — Northern Echo
'A touching and tender story...tremendously uplifting and life-affirming. A feel-good read that tugs at the heart strings' — Historical Novels Review
'The perfect book for a cold winter's evening' — Lancashire Evening Post
'Not only is Goodwin's characterisation and dialogue compelling, but her descriptive writing is a joy' — Nottingham Evening Post
Goodwin is a fabulous writer...lots of twists and turns that are in no way predictable — Worcester Evening News
'Goodwin [has] been hailed as the new Catherine Cookson...an incredibly consuming, uplifting read...splendid company for when you're feeling down in the dumps' — Readers’ Digest
'A touching and powerful new novel from a wonderful writer' — Bookseller
'The tearjerker of the season...a heartrending tale' — Western Mail
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