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The Woman Who Left / Jinnie

An omnibus of novels by

Louise and Ben Hunter have a happy, loving marriage, marred only by their longing for a child. Living and working with Ben's father, Ronnie, they quietly upset their uneventful but contented lives.But when Ronnie dies their whole world changes. Hearing of his father's death, Ben's lazy brother, Jacob, reappears on the scene in the hope he will inherit Ronnie's fortune. And he also means to have his brother's wife - even though she rejects him. When he realises Ben will inherit everything, Jacob, besides himself with rage, commits a terrible deed, one which is to threaten all that his brother and Louise hold dear - their home, their family, their friends, their marriage and even - their very lives...

Jinnie is the child from a on-night liaison between Louise Hunter's husband, Ben, and Louise's sister, Susan. When Ben takes his own life and Susan deserts her new-born child, Louise puts aside her heartache and adopts the child. But what will happen when Jinnie learns the truth? And, one day, a letter arrives from Susan, saying she intends to get Jinnie back. And there are others whose lives are badly affected by the tragic events of the past: Adam, who witnessed his mother's murder, and his sister, Hannah, also traumatised by what she saw that night. And their beloved grandmother, who longs to keep them safe, but knows in her heart that the day will soon come when she must take them back to the place where it all happened. It seems Fate is already taking a hand.

Genre: Sagas

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Paperback Editions

February 2009 : UK Paperback

Title: Josephine Cox Omnibus: The Woman Who Left & Jinnie: "The Woman Who Left" AND "Jinnie" (Josephine Cox Winter Selection)
Author(s): Josephine Cox
ISBN: 0-7553-4472-3 / 978-0-7553-4472-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU