The Scarlet Sisters

The Scarlet Sisters

My Nanna's Story of Serets and Heartache on the Banks of the River Thames

Large Print - 2016
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When Helen Batten's marriage breaks down, she starts on a journey of discovery into her family's past and the mysteries surrounding her enigmatic nanna's early life. What she unearths is a tale of five feisty red heads struggling to climb out of poverty and find love through two world wars. It's a story full of surprises and scandal - a death in a workhouse, a son kept in a box, a shameful war record, a clandestine marriage and young, tragic deaths. But Helen also finds love, resilience and hope - crazy wagers, late night Charlestons and stolen kisses. As she unravels the story of Nanna and her scarlet sisters, Helen starts to break the spell of the past, and sees a way she might herself find love again.
Publisher: Rearsby, Leicester, WF Howes Ltd,, 2016.
Edition: Large print edition.
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781510025387
Characteristics: 499 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.

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