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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…?
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Fiction Davis (Central) Library
Fiction Collection
Fiction Collection COX Checked out 07/12/2021 T00832754
Fiction Davis (Central) Library
Fiction Collection (New)
Fiction Collection (New) COX Checked out 20/12/2021 T00832758
Fiction Gonville Library
Fiction Collection
Fiction Collection COX Available T00832756
Fiction Hakeke Street Library
Fiction Collection
Fiction Collection COX Available T00832755
Fiction Home Service
Fiction Collection
Fiction Collection COX Checked out 11/02/2022 T00832757
Total holds: 0

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The compelling new bestseller from the nation's favourite storyteller.<br> <br> 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.<br> <br> <br> <br> 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.<br> <br> <br> <br> 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...?

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…?