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A daughter's journey / Anna Jacobs.

By: Jacobs, Anna.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Jacobs, Anna. Birch End: 1.Publisher: London, England : Hodder & Stoughton, 2019Copyright date: ©2019Description: vi, 352 pages : portraits ; 25 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781473677807 (hardback).Other title: Daughters journey.Subject(s): Australians -- Great Britain -- Fiction | Grief -- Fiction | Village communities -- Fiction | Man-woman relationships -- Fiction | Lancashire (England) -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction. DDC classification: A823.4 Summary: Jo Melling has arrived in Birch End from Australia, still grieving her father's recent death. She's not intending to stay long, but after tracking down her distant family, Jo becomes more involved in village life than she could ever have imagined - and suddenly in danger too. Jo also finds herself drawn to Nick, a handsome newcomer to the village. Nick had planned to settle in Birch End and start a business, but as he grows closer to Jo, he realises he may have to choose between his dreams and a chance at love. Meanwhile, the new local council are faced with some tough decisions of their own. It's time to take a stand against the poor conditions in Backshaw Moss, the nearby slum, but some councillors want things to stay as they are - and will go to any lengths to make sure they get their way . . . Will the decent people of the valley win a brighter future for themselves? And can Jo find a way to stay with Nick in a place she's grown to love?
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Fiction Davis (Central) Library
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Fiction Collection JACO Checked out 01/06/2021 T00817913
Fiction Mobile Library
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Fiction Collection (New) JACO Checked out 30/07/2021 T00817912
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

<p> ***Book One in beloved author Anna Jacobs' brand new Birch End series - more information coming soon!*** </p> <p> Praise for Anna Jacobs' Ellindale series </p> <p> 'One of the most lovely and heart-warming books I have ever read! 5 STARS' - Between the Pages </p> <p> 'A book of family, love, friendship and loyalty. 5 STARS' - Stardust Book Reviews </p> <p> 'I was gripped from the very first word on the very first page and I wasn't released until the last word on the last page . . . When I finished I felt like I had been through an emotional wringer. 5 STARS' - Ginger Book Geek </p>

Jo Melling has arrived in Birch End from Australia, still grieving her father's recent death. She's not intending to stay long, but after tracking down her distant family, Jo becomes more involved in village life than she could ever have imagined - and suddenly in danger too. Jo also finds herself drawn to Nick, a handsome newcomer to the village. Nick had planned to settle in Birch End and start a business, but as he grows closer to Jo, he realises he may have to choose between his dreams and a chance at love. Meanwhile, the new local council are faced with some tough decisions of their own. It's time to take a stand against the poor conditions in Backshaw Moss, the nearby slum, but some councillors want things to stay as they are - and will go to any lengths to make sure they get their way . . . Will the decent people of the valley win a brighter future for themselves? And can Jo find a way to stay with Nick in a place she's grown to love?