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The Poor Relation By Susanna Bavin

The Poor Relation

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Manchester, 1908. Mary Maitland is furious to learn that her boss will never promote her, simply because she is a woman. Despite financial support from her family, Mary is determined to strike out on her own. In the face of strong opinions from her family on the role of a woman, is it possible to be a dutiful daughter while spreading her wings?

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The Poor Relation: The page-turning novel of family, romance and mystery by Susanna Bavin

1908, Manchester. Mary Maitland is an attractive and intelligent young woman determined to strike out on her own and earn a living. Finding work at a women's employment agency, her creative talent is soon noticed and Mary begins writing articles for newspapers and magazines. But being of independent and progressive mind are troublesome traits when those you hold dear must constantly live up to the expectations of the well-to-do family to which they are linked. With increasing pressures from the powers that be, can Mary find the fine line between honouring her family and honouring herself?

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About Susanna Bavin

Susanna Bavin has variously been a librarian, an infant school teacher, a carer and a cook. She lives in Llandudno in North Wales with her husband and two rescue cats, but her writing is inspired by her Mancunian roots.

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The Poor Relation: The page-turning novel of family, romance and mystery by Susanna Bavin
Susanna Bavin
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