Alley Urchin

Alley Urchin Author Josephine Cox
ISBN-10 9780755384365
Release 2012-01-19
Pages 240
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To return to those she loves, she must also return to the past... In the second instalment of her Emma Grady trilogy, bestselling author Josephine Cox brings us Alley Urchin, a gripping saga of a woman determined to overcome the brutality of life as a convict to return to the man she loves. Perfect for fans of Kitty Neale and Rosie Goodwin. By 1870 Emma Grady has spent seven years of servitude as a convict in Australia. Emma lives for the day when she will return to England, to face those who cheated and betrayed her. And to Marlow Tanner, the man she loves - and whose tragic child she had borne and then lost. Emma struggles to make something of her life in Australia despite the sinister presence of her employer's evil son, Foster. His determination to 'have' Emma leads to dark and terrifying consequences. As Emma battles against adversity, she is unaware that in England the child she has given up for dead is being lovingly raised by Marlow's sister Old Sal, who teaches Emma's daughter Molly to be an expert pickpocket. Will Emma ever be reunited with Marlow? Even if she finds him, will he still love her? And what of the child lost to both of them? Emma is plagued with fears but her love for Marlow never weakens - and can never be forgotten... What readers are saying about Alley Urchin: 'Josephine Cox has the unique talent of writing books which provoke every emotion in the reader. This book in the Emma Grady trilogy has all this - and more. We feel for the characters as if we know them and, as with all Josephine Cox books, it is very hard to put down the book once started... You will find yourself impatient to get to the end!' 'Another great, thrilling book which keeps you guessing till the end. The story is well written with some great twists' 'Totally absorbing. Unputdownable!'



The Emma Grady Trilogy

The Emma Grady Trilogy Author Cox
ISBN-10 0755344715
Release 2008-07-01
Pages 632
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Three bestselling novels by Josephine Cox in one - a gorgeous package and unbeatable value! OUTCAST One fateful night, Thadius Grady blindly entrusts his entire fortune and his beloved daughter, Emma, to his sister and her conniving, wicked husband, Caleb Crowther. But Caleb lives in fear of the past - that seems likely to repeat itself now that Emma has met and fallen in love with a young bargee, Marlow Tanner... ALLEY URCHIN Emma Grady has spent seven years in servitude as a convict in Australia. She lives for the day when she will return to England and her beloved Marlow Tanner. Meanwhile, her child given up for dead, is being raised by Marlow's sister, Old Sal... VAGABONDS Emma has returned to Blackburn, happy, but still haunted by the past. Molly, her estranged daughter, is living in fear of Caleb Crowther tracking her down. She runs away with her children to become vagabonds. Their life at times is almost unbearable, but she has inherited Emma's indomitable spirit...



Outcast Alley Urchin Omnibus

Outcast Alley Urchin Omnibus Author Josephine Cox
ISBN-10 0755326547
Release 2004-11-01
Pages 1061
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Alley Urchin Hb Bca

Alley Urchin Hb Bca Author Josephine Cox
ISBN-10 0356201996
Release 1991-10-16
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MAGGIE A GIRL OF THE STREET

MAGGIE A GIRL OF THE STREET Author Stephen Crane
ISBN-10 1366555619
Release 2017-03-10
Pages 80
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A very little boy stood upon a heap of gravel for the honor of Rum Alley. He was throwing stones at howling urchins from Devil's Row who were circling madly about the heap and pelting at him. His infantile countenance was livid with fury. His small body was writhing in the delivery of great, crimson oaths. -Run, Jimmie, run! Dey'll get yehs,- screamed a retreating Rum Alley child. -Naw,- responded Jimmie with a valiant roar, -dese micks can't make me run.- Howls of renewed wrath went up from Devil's Row throats.



The Alley Cat

The Alley Cat Author Yves Beauchemin
ISBN-10 9780771093616
Release 2008
Pages 602
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First published in Quebec in 1981, Beauchemin’s highly acclaimed comic masterpiece of storytelling follows in the tradition of the great novels of the 19th century. When Florent Boissonneault comes to the aid of an accident victim, his life changes forever. One onlooker, the powerful and sinister Egon Ratablavasky, comes to haunt his ambitions and dreams, lurking behind his every opportunity, success, and failure. Finally, obsessed by a need to free himself, Florent discovers how to fight back.



Vagabonds

Vagabonds Author Josephine Cox
ISBN-10 9780755384617
Release 2010-12-23
Pages 264
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Emma Grady may have finally found happiness, but the same cannot be said for her long-lost daughter... Vagabonds is the final instalment of Josephine Cox's Emma Grady trilogy, which finds the heroine content, yet still struggling with the ghosts of her past. Perfect for fans of Lindsey Hutchinson and Rosie Goodwin. Twenty-two years ago Emma Grady was wrongfully convicted and sentenced to transportation to Australia where she bore and lost her baby daughter - conceived during a passionate affair with Marlow Tanner. It is now 1885, and Emma has returned to Blackburn. Reunited with Marlow, she has a loving family, yet she is still haunted by the past, unable to forget how her uncle Caleb Crowther ignored her desperate plea to save herself and her tragic first-born. Crowther curses his niece's return and also hounds Molly, Emma's estranged daughter. Molly and her children run away and, contending with hunger, exhaustion and the unwelcome attentions of the men who are drawn to Molly's dark beauty, their life at times is almost unbearable. But Molly has inherited Emma's indomitable spirit... What readers are saying about Vagabonds: 'An excellent finale to the Emma Grady series. This book was so gripping I could not put it down. I was completely lost in the story' 'A very fitting end to the Emma Grady trilogy, which keeps you in suspense to the end!' 'Brilliant from start to finish, could not put it down - five stars'



Outcast

Outcast Author Josephine Cox
ISBN-10 9780755384532
Release 2012-01-19
Pages 245
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On a fateful night in 1860, Thadius Grady realises, too late, that he has made a grave mistake. In blind faith he has put himself and his daughter Emma at the mercy of his sister and her conniving husband, Caleb Crowther - for he has entrusted to them his entire fortune and the daughter he adores. With his dying breath he pleads to see his daughter one last time - but Caleb's heart is made of stone. A feared Lancashire Justice, Caleb Crowther is a womaniser and a gambler, and now the inheritance due to Emma is as much in his hands as is the beautiful Emma Grady herself. But Caleb lives in fear of the past, for how did Emma's mother mysteriously die? And what made Thadius and Caleb hate the river people so intensely? History seems likely to repeat itself when Emma falls helplessly in love with Marlow Tanner, a young bargee. For Marlow and Emma, it is an impossible love - a love made in Heaven, but which could carry them both to Hell . . .



Tom McNeal s Fables

Tom McNeal s Fables   Author Thomas Allen McNeal
ISBN-10 NYPL:33433074818216
Release 1900
Pages 228
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Tom McNeal s Fables has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Tom McNeal s Fables also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Tom McNeal s Fables book for free.



Live the Dream

Live the Dream Author Josephine Cox
ISBN-10 9780007373109
Release 2012-04-30
Pages 528
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When friendship becomes love, two people must face their greatest fear – being hurt again... The powerful besteller from the country’s number one storyteller.



These Old Shades

These Old Shades Author Georgette Heyer
ISBN-10 9781446456552
Release 2011-02-28
Pages 352
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A classic tale of intrigue, adventure and love from the 'Grande Dame' of romantic historical novels set in Georgian and Regency England. Under the reign of Louis XV, corruption and intrigue have been allowed to blossom in France, and Justin Alastair, the notorious Duke of Avon and proud of his soubriquet 'Satanas', flourishes as well. Then, from a dark Parisian back alley, he plucks L-on, a red-headed urchin with strangely familiar looks, just in time for his long over-due schemes of revenge on the Comte de St. Vire. Among the splendours of Versailles and the dignified mansions of England, Justin begins to unfold his sinister plans -- until, that is, Leon becomes the ravishing beauty Leonie ... Yet again Georgette Heyer shows the qualities that made her one of the most successful and best-loved romantic novelists of her age, and why her popularity endures to this day.



City of Orphans

City of Orphans Author Avi
ISBN-10 9781416982609
Release 2011-09-06
Pages 368
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Plot twists, big accusations, and plenty of shifty, crooked characters fill the pages of this harrowing adventure from Newbery Medalist Avi. The streets of 1893 New York are crowded and filthy. For thirteen-year-old newsboy Maks Geless, they are also dangerous. Bruno, leader of the awful Plug Ugly Gang, has set his sights on Maks and orders his boys to track him down. Suddenly Maks finds himself on the run, doing all he can to evade the gang, with only his new friend Willa by his side. And that’s just the start of Mak’s troubles. His sister, Emma, has been arrested and imprisoned for stealing a watch from the glamorous new Waldorf Hotel. Maks knows she didn’t do it—but will he be able to prove it in time? This is a riveting, quickly paced adventure set against a backdrop alive with the sights and sounds of tenement New York.



Constable Toop

Constable   Toop Author Gareth P. Jones
ISBN-10 9781471400124
Release 2012-10-04
Pages 384
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A darkly comic Dickensian ghost story from Blue Peter Award winner Gareth P. Jones: it's not the dead you'll need to worry about! Sam Toop lives in a funeral parlour, blessed (or cursed) with an unusual gift. While his father buries the dead, Sam is haunted by their constant demands for attention. Trouble is afoot on the 'other side' - there is a horrible disease that is mysteriously imprisoning ghosts into empty houses in the world of the living. And Sam is caught in the middle - will he be able to bring himself to help? Blue Peter Award winner Gareth P. Jones has woven a darkly comic story, a wonderfully funny adventure that roams the grimy streets of Victorian London.



Sirena Selena

Sirena Selena Author Mayra Santos-Febres
ISBN-10 1429980281
Release 2007-04-01
Pages 224
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Discovered by Martha Divine in the backstreets of San Juan, picking over garbage, drugged out of his mind and singing boleros that transfix the listener, a fifteen year old hustler is transformed into Sirena Selena, a diva whose uncanny beauty and irrisistable voice will be their ticket to fame and fortune. Auditioning for one of the luxury hotels in the Dominican Republic, Selena casts her spell over Hugo Graubel, one of the hotel's rich investors. Graubel is a powerful man in the Republic, married with children. Silena, determined to escape the poverty and abuse s/he suffered as a child, engages Graubel in a long seduction in this mordant, intensely lyrical tragi-comedy - part masque, part cabaret - about identity (class, race, gender) and "the hunger and desire to be other things."



Lonely Girl

Lonely Girl Author Josephine Cox
ISBN-10 9780007476749
Release 2015-01-29
Pages 400
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The new novel from Sunday Times bestselling author Josephine Cox gets straight to the hope and heartbreak of family drama.



Clover Moon

Clover Moon Author Jacqueline Wilson
ISBN-10 9781448171804
Release 2016-10-06
Pages 400
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Clover Moon’s imagination is her best escape from a life of hardship in poverty-stricken Victorian London. When tragedy plunges her into a world of grief, Clover realizes that everything she loved about the place she called home is gone. Clover hears of a place she could run to, but where will she find the courage – and the chance – to break free? And could leaving her family be just what she needs to find a place that really feels like home? Introducing the brilliant and brave new heroine from the wonderful world of the bestselling and award-winning Jacqueline Wilson.



Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos

Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos Author R. L. LaFevers
ISBN-10 0547417020
Release 2008-05-05
Pages 352
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Theodosia Throckmorton has her hands full at the Museum of Legends and Antiquities in London. Her father may be head curator, but it is Theo—and only Theo—who is able to see all the black magic and ancient curses that still cling to the artifacts in the museum. Sneaking behind her father’s back, Theo uses old, nearly forgotten Egyptian magic to remove the curses and protect her father and the rest of the museum employees from the ancient, sinister forces that lurk in the museum’s dark hallways.