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The Waterfront Lass

By: AnneMarie Brear
Narrated by: Claire Storey
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Summary

From the bestselling author of The Orphan in the Peacock Shawl

Wakefield 1870

On the banks of the River Calder, Meg Taylor struggles to care for her younger siblings and sick mother whilst her father is away working as a boatman on the canals. The slums where they live are rife with disease, and Meg longs for a different life, away from the grinding poverty, but she'll never leave her family.

But with the canals slowly dying as trade moves to the railways, and with Meg’s father stubbornly holding onto the past, Meg fears her family’s future is going to get even bleaker. If only there was a way she could save them….

Christian Henderson is tired of the greed of his wealthy family. He sees the poverty around him and wishes he could do more to help the proud working-class people he meets. People like Meg Taylor, whose courage he so admires.

From the moment he meets Meg, Christian is captivated – Meg might be poor, but she is proud and spirited!

Meg’s dreams of being with a man like Christian are fantasy. How can a lass from the waterfront be with a wealthy man such as he?

And worse, if she follows her heart to be with him, what will happen to the family she loves?

©2023 AnneMarie Brear (P)2023 Boldwood Books

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Fantastic story

We enjoyed the story so very much and would listen to it again in a heartbeat.

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Great Author love her books

Enjoyed every chapter and I know all the places mentioned as I live in one of them and now looking for another one to enjoy

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Gripping and charmingly romantic

A story full of contrast, with bravery and warmth. Intrigue also. Narration was excellent. Characters believable.

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Brilliant

Another excellent book which I enjoyed listening to especially as the area was set in the place I know so well. When listening I can close my eyes and be walking with them!! I can certainly recommend it and will be looking for my next book written by AnneMarie Brear and read so well by Claire Storey

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Good holiday book

Good book kept my interest wish it is gone on longer to tell of how Meg and Christian made a life together xxx
Nice story xx

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Brilliant

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