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Peppercorn Street [text (large print)] / Anna Jacobs.

By: Jacobs, Anna [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: Jacobs, Anna. Peppercorn: 1Publisher: Leicester : Charnwood imprint published by Thorpe, 2016Copyright date: ©2014Edition: First Charnwood large print edition.Description: 398 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781444830699; 1444830694.Subject(s): Wiltshire (England) -- FictionGenre/Form: Large type books. | Domestic fiction. Summary: Janey is 18 and all alone apart from her baby daughter. Disowned by her family she is forced to move into a small flat on Peppercorn Street and learn to survive by herself. Just as her new life starts to show promise, events from her past catch up with her. Nicole is renting one of the new luxury flats on the street. She's just walked away from her husband and teenage sons, suspecting her husband of having an affair and tired of being taken for granted. Winifred has lived in her huge family home at the top of the street for over eighty years but feels completely lost. All her friends have died and her nephew is trying to persuade her to go into a retirement home. But she doesn't want to leave. A chance meeting between all three women sparks up a beautiful friendship that will change their lives forever. However, things are not what they seem in any of their lives and they each find themselves tested by their individual troubles. Set in the stunning Wilshire countryside, Peppercorn Street is just that sort of place where long-term residents and newcomers, rich and poor, old and young, come together as a neighbourhood.
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Three women find new hope in Peppercorn Street, a small village in a beautiful corner of Wiltshire. Janey is eighteen and living in a small flat with her baby daughter. Just as her new life starts to show promise, her past catches up with her. Nicole has just walked away from her husband and teenage sons, tired of being treated as a servant, and suspecting her husband of having an affair. Winifred has lived in her large family home at the top of the street for over eighty years, but it's all getting too much, though she doesn't want to leave. Things are not what they seem in any of the three women's lives; and to survive, they need good friends and courage - all freely available on Peppercorn Street.

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Janey is 18 and all alone apart from her baby daughter. Disowned by her family she is forced to move into a small flat on Peppercorn Street and learn to survive by herself. Just as her new life starts to show promise, events from her past catch up with her. Nicole is renting one of the new luxury flats on the street. She's just walked away from her husband and teenage sons, suspecting her husband of having an affair and tired of being taken for granted. Winifred has lived in her huge family home at the top of the street for over eighty years but feels completely lost. All her friends have died and her nephew is trying to persuade her to go into a retirement home. But she doesn't want to leave. A chance meeting between all three women sparks up a beautiful friendship that will change their lives forever. However, things are not what they seem in any of their lives and they each find themselves tested by their individual troubles. Set in the stunning Wilshire countryside, Peppercorn Street is just that sort of place where long-term residents and newcomers, rich and poor, old and young, come together as a neighbourhood.

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