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The Stolen Child

The Stolen Child

‘One of the nation’s favourite saga writers’ Lancashire Post

A powerful new saga from Jennie Felton in the grand tradition of Josephine Cox, Dilly Court, Maggie Hope and Rosie Goodwin of love, loss, tragedy, drama, secrets and twists and turns.

Will anyone believe her baby is gone?

When Stella Swift is discovered holding a shard of broken glass near her newborn baby boy, fears that she might harm William result in her being taken to Catcombe – the local asylum. Although the regime is not as harsh as it once was, it’s not somewhere that Tom wants to send his wife – but he has no choice.

Turning to his kind-hearted sister-in-law Grace for help taking care of his other three children whilst he keeps working at the mine seems like the simplest solution until Stella is well – if only there wasn’t the shared history between Tom and Grace…

At first Catcombe seems to offer the respite Stella needs – until one day she becomes convinced that the baby the nurses have given to her is not William. Is Stella losing her mind? Or is it true that a mother will always know her own child?

Don’t miss Jennie’s Families of Fairley Terrace series, which began with Maggie’s story in All The Dark Secrets and continued with Lucy’s story in The Miner’s Daughter, Edie’s story in The Girl Below Stairs, Carina’s story in The Widow’s Promise and Laurel’s story in The Sister’s Secret.
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On Sale: 5th September 2019

Price: £21.99

ISBN-13: 9781472256430

Reviews

If you like the style of Catherine Cookson, Josephine Cox or Katie Flynn then you'll enjoy this
Books With Wine And Chocolate
Fans of Katie Flynn will love this
Peterborough Evening Telegraph
Believable characters, a vivid sense of time and place, thoroughly enjoyable
Rosie Goodwin
Enthralling . . . Jennie Felton . . . writes her stories straight from the heart . . . evokes time and place with compelling authenticity, and conjures up a feisty heroine and a cast of engaging characters
Lancashire Evening Post
Has everything a family saga should have - happiness, extreme sadness, love, death, births, etc. but above all it was a real page turner... Thank you, Jennie, for writing such a wonderful book
Boon’s Bookcase
A great read with a cast of believable characters
People’s Friend