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    • ISBN:9781472251565
    • Publication date:18 Oct 2018

A Lucky Sixpence

By Anne Baker

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A LUCKY SIXPENCE is a dramatic and heart-warming Liverpool saga by Anne Baker, not to be missed by fans of Katie Flynn and Annie Groves.

A LUCKY SIXPENCE by Anne Baker is a poignant and dramatic saga set in Liverpool, sure to appeal to fans of Katie Flynn, Annie Groves and Lyn Andrews.

Praise for Anne Baker's Merseyside sagas: 'A stirring tale of romance and passion, poverty and ambition' Liverpool Echo

Biographical Notes

Anne Baker trained as a nurse at Birkenhead General Hospital, but after her marriage went to live first in Libya and then in Nigeria. She eventually returned to her native Birkenhead where she worked as a Health Visitor for over ten years before taking up writing.

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  • ISBN: 9781472251572
  • Publication date: 18 Oct 2018
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Praise for Anne Baker's previous novels: 'Baker's understanding and compassion for very human dilemmas makes her one of romantic fiction's most popular authors' — Lancashire Evening Post
A stirring tale of romance and passion, poverty and ambition — Liverpool Echo
Truly compelling...rich in language and descriptive prose — Newcastle Upon Tyne Evening Chronicle
A heartwarming saga — Woman's Weekly
With characters who are strong, warm and sincere, this is a joy to read — Coventry Evening Telegraph
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