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A family Christmas / Katie Flynn.

By: Flynn, Katie [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Century, 2014Description: x, 389 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781780892290.Subject(s): Brothers and sisters -- Fiction | Families -- Fiction | Liverpool (England) -- Social conditions -- Fiction | Wales -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction. | Family saga.DDC classification: 823.914
Contents:
Jimmy Trewin and his little sister are devastated by their mother's death and horrified to find themselves entrusted to the far from tender care of a hated neighbour, Mrs Huxtable. They hope their father will rescue them when his ship comes into port but this does not happen and when Cyril Huxtable is seen by the children hiding a wad of notes away, a wad which subsequently disappears, they realise they are in deep trouble. Cyril accuses them of theft and threatens a terrible revenge so they decide to leave Liverpool and try to find their mother's family in Wales. Soon, they meet Miiss Trent, a school teacher who has been unfairly dismissed, and agree to join forces since Miss Trent also hopes to find relatives in Wales. But Cyril has promised to pursue them until they hand over his property, and soon they realise he has picked up their trail...
Summary: After their mother's death, Jimmy and Mo Trewin are horrified to find themselves in the care of a hated neighbour, Mrs Huxtable. When Cyril Huxtable accuses them of theft and threatens revenge, they leave Liverpool to try and find their mother's family in Wales. Soon, they meet young teacher Glenys Trent, who has been unfairly dismissed, and agree to join forces. But Cyril has promised to pursue them until they hand over his property, and soon they realise he has picked up their trail...
List(s) this item appears in: English Authors historical fiction
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Fiction Collection FLY 1 Available T00571837
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From the Sunday Times bestselling author of A Christmas to Remember. Two children go on a desperate journey to find their family <br> <br> Jimmy Trewin and his little sister are devastated by their mother's death and horrified to find themselves entrusted to the far from tender care of a hated neighbour, Mrs Huxtable. They hope their father will rescue them when his ship comes into port but this does not happen and when Cyril Huxtable is seen by the children hiding "a wad of notes" away, a wad which subsequently disappears, they realise they are in deep trouble. Cyril accuses them of theft and threatens a terrible revenge so they decide to leave Liverpool and try to find their mother's family in Wales.<br> <br> Soon, they meet Miiss Trent, a school teacher who has been unfairly dismissed, and agree to join forces since Miss Trent also hopes to find relatives in Wales. But Cyril has promised to pursue them until they hand over his property, and soon they realise he has picked up their trail...

Jimmy Trewin and his little sister are devastated by their mother's death and horrified to find themselves entrusted to the far from tender care of a hated neighbour, Mrs Huxtable. They hope their father will rescue them when his ship comes into port but this does not happen and when Cyril Huxtable is seen by the children hiding a wad of notes away, a wad which subsequently disappears, they realise they are in deep trouble. Cyril accuses them of theft and threatens a terrible revenge so they decide to leave Liverpool and try to find their mother's family in Wales. Soon, they meet Miiss Trent, a school teacher who has been unfairly dismissed, and agree to join forces since Miss Trent also hopes to find relatives in Wales. But Cyril has promised to pursue them until they hand over his property, and soon they realise he has picked up their trail...

After their mother's death, Jimmy and Mo Trewin are horrified to find themselves in the care of a hated neighbour, Mrs Huxtable. When Cyril Huxtable accuses them of theft and threatens revenge, they leave Liverpool to try and find their mother's family in Wales. Soon, they meet young teacher Glenys Trent, who has been unfairly dismissed, and agree to join forces. But Cyril has promised to pursue them until they hand over his property, and soon they realise he has picked up their trail...

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