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Family Ties

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The year is 1901.

Twelev- year-old Alice Mary Morgan - known to family and friends as Lally - has decided to keep a diary.

Her father has just died, and there had been a great scandal involving the woman next door, her brutal husband and Lally's father's attempts to intervene.

Lally dreams of becoming an author, and does not yet realise that her diary will last a lifetime.

Two world wars and three generations later, a chance encounter between Lally and the grandson of her greatest love means Lally's diaries are opened once again.

The reveal this elderly lady's unconventional past, tumultuous relationships and well-kept secrets.

In ways she never could have planned or imagined, her diaries reveal information which heal the fractured bonds in her family and paves the way for a chance at love for the generations that survive.

'Fathers' is a moving, enthralling novel about family ties, inter-generational conflicts and, above all, love.

Praise for Virginia Budd:

'A tale full of romance and sadness, both from the present and the past' - PRIMA

'Cleverly constructed...very funny...very moving' - BOOKS

'Stylish first novel' - HELLO

Virginia Budd has worked in PR and advertising and her experience in these, as well as her studies of local history, have combined to add authenticity and originality to her writing. She lives in Suffolk. She has also written 'Running to Paradise' and 'A Change of Pace'.

Endeavour Press is the UK's leading independent publisher of digital books.

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Kindle Editions

February 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Family Ties
Author(s): Virginia Budd
Publisher: Endeavour Press
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