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  • Published: 7 December 2017
  • ISBN: 9780141046020
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 720

Charlie




Lesley Pearse is one of Penguin's premium brand authors with total sales 10 million copies worldwide

When sixteen-year-old Charlie witnesses a brutal attack on her mother by two strangers she is terrified. And after talking to the police she realises that her father's business dealings can't as innocent as she always believed.

With her father away it is left to Charlie to protect her mother. And somehow she must find out who wants to hurt her family - and why - without losing faith in her beloved parents.

Can she unravel the mysteries of the past that haunt her family? Or will the truth wreck everything she loves?

  • Published: 7 December 2017
  • ISBN: 9780141046020
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 720

About the author

Lesley Pearse

Lesley Pearse was brought up in South London in various orphanages from the age of three. She learned about the Soho club scene and the music business during the Sixties with the late John Pritchard. Her novels have sold over ten million copies worldwide. Lesley has three daughters and three grandchildren and lives in Bristol.

Lesley Pearse was told as a child that she had too much imagination for her own good. When she grew up she worked her way through a number of jobs, including nanny, bunny girl, dressmaker and full-time mother before, at the age of forty-nine, settling upon a career that would allow her gifts to blossom: she became a published writer. Lesley now lives just outside Bristol. She has three daughters and two grandchildren.

Find out more about Lesley and keep up to date with what she's been doing by following her on Twitter@LesleyPearse or by signing up for her regular newsletter at www.LesleyPearse.com

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Praise for Charlie

From the international No.1 bestselling author Lesley Pearse, comes Charlie the compulsive page-turner. She has to protect her parents . . . even if they are keeping secrets. Her family is threatened and only she can save it . . .

from the publisher's description

With characters it is impossible not to care about, this is storytelling at its very best

Daily Mail

An emotional and moving epic you won't forget in a hurry

Woman's Weekly

A heartwarming tale of the triumph of the human spirit

Woman and Home

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