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A Step In The Dark

A Step In The Dark

A powerful family drama set in India and Scotland, from 1915 to the 1960s

It’s 1915 when young Bess Ravenhart, recently widowed, leaves her baby son Frazer with her mother-in-law, Cora, while she sails from India to Britain to set up a home. But Cora has no intention of returning Frazer to his mother’s care. Though Bess makes a new life in Edinburgh and knows the joy – and pain – of motherhood with further children, her heart always aches for the little boy she left behind. When Frazer travels to Scotland twenty years later, it seems Bess’s dreams of a reconciliation will come true. But Frazer trails danger in his wake, and it’s possible that not only he but also Bess and her whole family will live to rue the day of his return…


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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Historical Fiction

On Sale: 17th May 2007

Price: £9.99

ISBN-13: 9780755331321

Reviews

Praise for Judith Lennox's novels: 'A fast-moving, complex story
The Times
A beautifully turned, compassionate novel. Judith Lennox's writing is so keenly honest it could sever heartstrings
Daily Mail
Great, old-fashioned storytelling in the best sense
Daily Express
A definite contender for Rosamunde Pilcher's crown
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