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by Irene Carr
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An independent lass, Katy flees the drunken wrath of her father when her mother dies and gets a job in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. But when her young boss Charles pays her attention, his parents have the Navy ship him to China and Katy is forced to work for a dishonest haulage company where she makes enemies. Rescued by a glamorous but evil conman, Katy once more finds herself on the streets. Trouble lies ahead as the father of her child, the fiancee of her new-found love, and the winds of war all conspire against her future happiness.
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"...tough...gutsy...brimming with emotion..." SUNDERLAND ECHO "...enthralling turn-of-the-century saga" HARTLEPOOL MAIL An independent, bonnie lass, Katy flees the drunken wrath of her father and gets a job with the Ashleigh family in an import and export warehouse in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. But when young Charles pays her attention, Katy is forced to work for Spargos, a dishonest haulage company in Sunderland. Rescued by a glamorous but evil conman, Katy once more finds herself on the streets - this time with child. She finds work and refuge with ex-soldier Matt Ballard who runs a rival haulage company across the river from the Spargos. But trouble lies ahead...
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