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ISBN:
9780857906984
Categories
eBook Only, Fiction, Fiction
Imprint
Polygon
Publication Date
20 April 2015
Format
Available as an eBook only
Status
Available for Sale
Publisher
Birlinn Ltd
Extent
320

The Road to Rowanbrae

by Doris Davidson - Find out more about the author

   

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A tender, uplifting family story set in Aberdeenshire, sweeping from the early years of this century to the present day. Mysie Lonie was only sixteen when her drunken father sold her for thirty pounds as wife to ugly, middle aged Jeems Duncan. Taken to live on his croft, Rowanbrae, she tried hard to make the best of her lot and, in time, bore Jeems two sons – Jamie, the light of her life, and unhappy, difficult Sandy.

In 1913, as the storm clouds of war gather, love comes with unexpected force and brightness into Mysie's life. But the conflict of loyalties it brings sets off a chain of terrible events that eventually leaves her bereaved, homeless and marked by a secret she can never betray. Nearly destitute, Mysie is forced out into the world to scrape a living for herself and Sandy. Her path will bring her further trials – also many joys – but finally she is given the chance to leave her tragic past behind and enjoy true happiness...

Doris Davidson was born in Aberdeen, where she still lives. After following a varied career, she became a best-selling author in the 1990s and her readership has continued to grow ever since.






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