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A Corner of the Heart

(2010)
(The first book in the Hooper Family Saga series)
A novel by

 
 
Jessica Stirling's enthralling new novel is set in 1930s England, where an East End girl with ideas of her own makes a surprising journey from the back streets of Shadwell to the salons of Mayfair. Susan Hooper is private secretary to bestselling author, Vivian Proudfoot. Well-spoken and well-read, she soon learns how to hold her own with London's literary sophisticates. But the attentions of Mercer Hughes, a handsome agent with a notorious reputation and a shady past, are more than a docker's daughter can cope with and she finds herself falling reluctantly in love. She is soon cut off from her father and at loggerheads with her idealistic brother Ronnie and his gadabout wife Breda. Even her old friend, newspaperman Danny Cahill, is shocked at the circles in which Susan finds herself where pimps and gangsters rub shoulders with wealthy fascist sympathisers in support of the war in Spain. As the threat of world war grows Susan is torn between loyalty to her family and a lover who will not let her go. But when the time comes to choose she finds a solution that surprises everyone.

Genre: Sagas

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Used availability for Jessica Stirling's A Corner of the Heart

Hardback Editions

August 2011 : UK Hardback
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Title: A Corner of the Heart
Author(s): Jessica Stirling
ISBN: 1-4458-5776-6 / 978-1-4458-5776-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Windsor
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December 2010 : UK Hardback
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Title: A Corner of the Heart: The Hooper Family Saga Book One
Author(s): Jessica Stirling
ISBN: 0-340-99837-7 / 978-0-340-99837-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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Paperback Editions

February 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: Corner Of The Heart, A
Author(s): Jessica Stirling:
ISBN: 1-4458-5777-4 / 978-1-4458-5777-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: AudioGO
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December 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Corner of the Heart: The Hooper Family Saga Book One
Author(s): Jessica Stirling
ISBN: 0-340-99838-5 / 978-0-340-99838-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
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Audio Editions

April 2014 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: A Corner Of The Heart
Author(s): Jessica Stirling
ISBN: 1-4079-4876-8 / 978-1-4079-4876-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Audio Books
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April 2014 : UK Audio CD

Title: A Corner Of The Heart
Author(s): Jessica Stirling
ISBN: 1-4079-4877-6 / 978-1-4079-4877-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Audio Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


April 2014 : UK Audio CD

Title: A Corner Of The Heart
Author(s): Jessica Stirling
ISBN: 1-4079-4878-4 / 978-1-4079-4878-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Audio Books
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

December 2010 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Corner of the Heart: The Hooper Family Saga Book One
Author(s): Jessica Stirling
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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December 2010 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: A Corner of the Heart: The Hooper Family Saga Book One
Author(s): Jessica Stirling
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon CA