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A daughter's return / Josephine Cox with Gilly Middleton.

By: Cox, Josephine.
Contributor(s): Middleton, Gilly [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London, England : HarperCollins Publishers, 2021Copyright date: ©2021Description: 483 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780008128470 (paperback).Other title: Daughters return.Subject(s): City and town life -- Fiction | Homecoming -- Fiction | Family secrets -- Fiction | Neighbors -- Fiction | Memory -- Fiction | England -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | Domestic fiction. DDC classification: 823.914 Summary: Florence Stanville is a woman with a past. When she moves to Guisethorpe on the east coast of England, the townsfolk are intrigued by the glamorous and mysterious stranger, with her flame-red hair and abrupt manners. Florence doesn't care about the gossips -- she's drawn to the peaceful seaside town by the pull of her childhood, when she lived for a brief but happy time with her beloved late mother. The riddle of those days remains and now Florence can only snatch at half-remembered memories and shadowy figures in her dreams. As Florence is reluctantly drawn into the lives of her new neighbours, the layers of her own life are revealed, though it's clear not everyone wishes her well. Far from finding peace, Florence has found instead turmoil and secrets. Can she put the pieces of her past together, or will it remain a closed book forever…?
List(s) this item appears in: English Authors historical fiction
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Express Fiction & Non-fiction Express Fiction & Non-fiction Davis (Central) Library
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Express Collection COX Coming Soon T00832756
Express Fiction & Non-fiction Express Fiction & Non-fiction Davis (Central) Library
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Express Collection COX Coming Soon T00832754
Express Fiction & Non-fiction Express Fiction & Non-fiction Davis (Central) Library
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Express Collection COX Coming Soon T00832755
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

<p>The compelling new family drama from the nation's favourite storyteller.</p> <p>Florence Stanville is a woman with a past. When she moves to Guisethorpe on the east coast of England, the townsfolk are intrigued by the glamorous and mysterious stranger, with her flame-red hair and abrupt manners.</p> <p>Florence doesn't care about the gossips - she's drawn to the peaceful seaside town by the pull of her childhood, when she lived for a brief but happy time with her beloved late mother. The riddle of those days remains and now Florence can only snatch at half-remembered memories and shadowy figures in her dreams.</p> <p>As Florence is reluctantly drawn into the lives of her new neighbours, the layers of her own life are revealed, though it's clear not everyone wishes her well. Far from finding peace, Florence has found instead turmoil and secrets. Can she put the pieces of her past together, or will it remain a closed book forever...?</p>

Florence Stanville is a woman with a past. When she moves to Guisethorpe on the east coast of England, the townsfolk are intrigued by the glamorous and mysterious stranger, with her flame-red hair and abrupt manners. Florence doesn't care about the gossips -- she's drawn to the peaceful seaside town by the pull of her childhood, when she lived for a brief but happy time with her beloved late mother. The riddle of those days remains and now Florence can only snatch at half-remembered memories and shadowy figures in her dreams. As Florence is reluctantly drawn into the lives of her new neighbours, the layers of her own life are revealed, though it's clear not everyone wishes her well. Far from finding peace, Florence has found instead turmoil and secrets. Can she put the pieces of her past together, or will it remain a closed book forever…?