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Women Of Iron By Catherine King

Women Of Iron
by Catherine King

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* The grit of Meg Hutchinson, the sweep and scope of Barbara Taylor Bradford - a first class saga.
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Women Of Iron Summary


Women Of Iron by Catherine King

Set against the harsh and gritty background in the Industrial Revolution, this is a story of poverty and star-crossed love, of sexual exploitation and deceit, of greed, murder and revenge. Luther Dearne has made a fortune wheeling and dealing with the wealthy ironmasters of South Riding - and by cheating the Swedish shippers who bring their iron to sell in England. Rich, powerful and apparently above the law, he has everything his heart desires - except children. When one day a woman turns up in the tavern with an orphaned little girl for sale, Luther does not hesitate, he buys her. Little does he know what he has done for this child, Lissie, with her great beauty and mysterious origins, whom his wife hates at first sight, will prove to be both his greatest joy, his deepest heartache and eventually his undoing.

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Women Of Iron Reviews


She writes with authority, skill and confidence . . . a real old-style Victorian drama . . . [with] a mix and balance of wickedness and purity - Elizabeth Gill, author of The Secret ** 'A gritty and realistic tale . . . The characters are so richly drawn and authentic that they pull the reader

Anne Bennett, author of To Have and to Hold ** 'A powerful and page-turning saga - Dee Williams, author of Sunshine After Rain ** Hard hitting and powerful, this gritty tale features an appealing heroine, a dashing hero, and a whole

A powerful and page-turning saga - Dee Williams, author of After Rain

A gritty and realistic tale set in the South Riding in the early years of Queen Victoria's reign. With the Industrical Revolution still in its infancy, this book paints a vivid picture of the harshness of life for many. The characters are so richly dra - Anne Bennett, author of to Have AND to Hold

About Catherine King


Catherine King was born in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. A search for her roots - her father, grandfather and great-grandfather all worked with coal, steel or iron - and an interest in local industrial history provide inspiration for her stories.

Additional information

GOR000796915
Women Of Iron by Catherine King
Catherine King
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Little, Brown Book Group
2006-12-07
384
0316029769
9780316029766
N/A
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