The Sixpenny Orphan : A dramatically heartwrenching saga of two sisters, torn apart by tragic events
Category: Fiction Saga / Historical
Publication date: 5/11/23
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing
ISBN 13: 9780198810506
Total Pages: 368 pages
Dimensions: 128 x 197 x 28
Real sagas with female characters right at the heart' Woman's Hour'In the world of historical saga writers, there's a brand new voice' My Weekly'Heart-warming, emotional and simply wonderful . . . If you think family sagas aren't for you, you've never read Glenda Young's books - pick one up today and you'll be converted' 5 * reader reviewIf you love Dilly Court and Rosie Goodwin, you'll LOVE Glenda Young's 'amazing novels!' (ITV's This Morning presenter Sharon Marshall).................................................. 'Please, sir, take us both. We only have each other. We don't know how to live apart.'After the death of their parents, sisters Poppy and Rose are taken in by widow Nellie Harper. But whilst they have a roof over their heads, the young orphans are unloved, unwanted, and always hungry, with only one pair of boots between them. Keen to make money, Nellie hatches a plan to sell the girls to the mysterious Mr Scurrfield. But when the day comes for them to leave, Scurrfield reveals he will take only one of the sisters - and he will decide which it will be on the turn of a sixpence. Ten years later, Poppy is married with three children. Not a day goes by when she doesn't think about Rose, but after many years of searching, Poppy has accepted that her sister is lost to her. That is until a letter suddenly arrives, revealing Rose's fate and breaking Poppy's heart. Determined to be reunited with her beloved sister, Poppy sets out to bring Rose home. .................................................. What readers are saying about Glenda's heartwrenching sagas:'Definitely an author not to be missed when it comes to family sagas' The Book Magnet'Writes superb historical fiction that bring the era alive. Her books are unbeatable and unputdownable' Ginger Book Geek'The perfectly imperfect, human nature of Glenda Young's characters are what keeps her readership hooked' Clyde's Corner'Gritty, compelling and full of heart . . an exceptional saga' Bookish Jottings'Better than a Catherine Cookson' 5* reader review 'Wonderful read, full of rich characters, evocative description and a touch of romance' 5* reader review 'Just wanted it to go on forever and read more about the characters and their lives' 5* reader reviewLove Glenda's sagas? Don't miss her cosy crime mystery series staring Helen Dexter and her trusty greyhound, Suki, starting with Murder at the Seaview Hotel and Curtain Call at the Seaview Hotel, out now!