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  • Published: 11 February 2021
  • ISBN: 9781473570702
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 400
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A Family Secret




The third novel in the Mill Town Lasses series set in 1800s Lancashire during industrialisation about a family coming to terms with the rise of the mills. Perfect for fans of Val Wood and Catherine Cookson.

THE THIRD NOVEL IN THE INSPIRATIONAL MILL TOWN LASSES SERIES. Perfect for fans of Val Wood and Catherine Cookson.______________________Lancashire, 1842Sixteen-year-old Bessie Eastwood works long hours as a weaver in Blackburn, helping to support her family. Meanwhile older sister Peggy works as an apprentice at the Girls’ School, hoping for a more prosperous future as a schoolteacher.

Jennet and Titus Eastwood have always decided what is best for their daughters. But as they near adulthood the sisters are determined to choose their own futures. And with temptation in the way, will the girls find love, or lust, leads them astray?

When an unexpected but familiar face arrives in Blackburn, the family’s future is threatened, and a difficult decision will have to be made – love or family . . .

  • Published: 11 February 2021
  • ISBN: 9781473570702
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 400
Categories:

About the author

Libby Ashworth

Libby Ashworth was born and raised in Lancashire, where she can trace her family back to the Middle Ages. It was while researching her family history that she realised there were so many stories about ordinary working people that she wanted to tell. She has previously written historical novels - The de Lacy Inheritance and By Loyalty Bound – as well as local history books. The Cotton Spinner is her first saga novel.

Libby currently lives in Lancashire with her son.

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