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Love and Other Secrets

  • Author
    • Sarah Challis
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A warm and riveting tale of the fierce bonds of motherhood

Florence has never forgiven Jane for the circumstances of her birth. She was an accident, the product of Jane's first and only one-night-stand, and Flo does not want to know how hard her teenage mother fought to keep her.

When Flo's own, carefully planned, baby arrives, and her glossy, controlled world is turned upside down, for the first time in her life she turns to her mother for help. Holding her newborn grandson, Jane is suddenly overwhelmed by memories she's buried for decades of the tumultuous year when Flo was born: her parents' fury, the new freedoms of 1960s London passing her by, and the rash consequences of the overwhelming love for her child.
  • Published: Mar 04 2010
  • Pages: 512
  • 196 x 132mm
  • ISBN: 9780755330898
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Press Reviews

  • Rosamunde Pilcher
    Praise for Sarah Challis's writing: 'I really enjoyed TURNING FOR HOME...I thought it so perceptive... I particularly enjoyed the very touching romance
  • Wiltshire Times
    Excellently-written, with a gripping ending
  • Blackmore Vale magazine
    Touching, funny and exciting
  • Dorset Life
    Sarah Challis is becoming a novelist to be reckoned with
  • Oxford Times
    Her evocation of the English countryside is elegiac...a pleasure to read