An independent, bonnie lass, Katy flees the drunken wrath of her father when her mother dies and gets a job with the Ashleigh family in an import and export warehouse in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. But when young Charles pays her attention, Katy is forced to work for Spargos, a dishonest haulage company.
An independent, bonnie lass, Katy flees the drunken wrath of her father when her mother dies and gets a job in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. But when her young boss Charles pays her attention, his parents have the Navy ship him to China and Katy is forced to work for a dishonest haulage company where she makes enemies. Rescued by a glamorous but evil conman whose promises of fidelity put her in the family way, Katy once more finds herself on the streets. Trouble lies ahead as the father of her child, the fiancee of her new-found love and the winds of war, all conspire against her future happiness. A convincing tale of real courage and endurance, of the pains of life and love in the North.
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It s tough, it s gutsy, brimming with emotion...a cracking yarn - all that a good North East saga should be - Sunderland Echo Cookson fans will lap up this enthralling turn-of-the-century saga - Hartlepool Mail Catherine Cookson readalike - a delight - Colchester Evening Gazette A warm-hearted yet gritty saga - Paisley Daily ExpressThis novel has the clear ring of authenticity ... the depth of the setting gives it its richness - Northern EchoSheer descriptive talent shines through here ... gritty ... powerful stuff - Dorset Evening Echo
About Irene Carr
Irene Carr was born and brought up on the river in Monkwearmouth, Sunderland, in the 1930s. As her father and brother worked in the local shipyards and her mother was a barmaid at the beginning of the century she is well acquainted with the setting and times of the world she recreates in her sagas.
Katy's Men by Irene Carr
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