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  • Published: 12 November 2020
  • ISBN: 9781473571426
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 368

The Lonely Wife




A powerful story about a woman's struggle to claim what is rightfully hers, from the Sunday Times bestselling author Val Wood.

A powerful story about a woman's struggle to claim what is rightfully hers, from the Sunday Times bestselling author Val Wood.1850 When Beatrix is just eighteen her father tells her he has found a man for her to marry. Knowing little about him, she agrees to meet the man and see the house that they will live in together, Beatrix falls in love with the house and East Yorkshire and agrees to the match.

But the man she has married has chosen her simply to meet the requirements of his inheritance and that he has little interest in his young wife or their married life.

Over the course of their marriage, Beatrix will learn both what it is to be powerless and the true value of strength in desperate times.

Can she fight against her circumstances and claim what is rightfully hers?

  • Published: 12 November 2020
  • ISBN: 9781473571426
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 368

About the author

Val Wood

Since winning the Catherine Cookson Prize for Fiction for her first novel, The Hungry Tide, Val Wood has become one of the most popular authors in the UK.

Born in the mining town of Castleford, Val came to East Yorkshire as a child and has lived in Hull and rural Holderness where many of her novels are set. She now lives in the market town of Beverley.

When she is not writing, Val is busy promoting libraries and supporting many charities. In 2017 she was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Hull for service and dedication to literature.

Find out more about Val Wood's novels by visiting her website: www.valeriewood.co.uk

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