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The Harrogate Secret [used book]

By: Catherine Cookson

Price: $5.50

Publisher: UK, Corgi: 1990

Seller ID: 001704

ISBN: 0552133000

Condition: Good


Young Frederick Musgrave was never more agile than when navigating his sculler across the waters of the Tyne between the busy seaports of North and South Shields in 1843. Already his services were in demand as a carrier of messages and certain small packages for those whose activities made them the target of the Customs and Excise men. As well as agile, Freddie was also reckoned to be lucky, but on such a night as brought him to The Towers, the home of Mr Roderick Gallagher, both luck and courage were to be tested to the limit. From that night on, things really began to happen to Freddie, and ... View more info

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A House Divided [used book]

By: Catherine Cookson

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Corgi: 2001

Seller ID: 0552146102

ISBN: 0552146102

Condition: Good


At the end of the Second World War, Matthew Wallingham returns to his family home, blinded by his injuries and uncertain about his future. There he finds his father ill, his mother obviously unhappy, and his brother, who has made a success of running the farm on the family's estate during the war years, resentful that Matthew should think he can now offer help. Forced to realize that his plans for the future are not going to work, Matthew starts to look for a new career. He finds himself becoming dependent on Liz - his nurse and, increasingly, the focus of all his thoughts and hopes. But Liz h... View more info

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The Solace of Sin [used book]

By: Catherine Cookson

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Corgi: 1999

Seller ID: 0552145831

ISBN: 0552145831

Condition: Good


When Connie buys a house on the moors, she has to negotiate with the abrupt Vincent O'Connor. She soon discovers that mystery is a way of life for Vincent, who has an increasing influence on her life. Then the shocking truth about the man with whom she shared many years of her life comes to light. View more info

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The Moth [used book]

By: Catherine Cookson

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Corgi: 1991

Seller ID: 0552125245

ISBN: 0552125245

Condition: Good


As a diversion from his job in his uncle's carpentry shop, newly arrived Robert Bradley began to explore the Durham countryside. It was on one of these walks that he met Millie, the ethereal girl-child whose odd ways and nocturnal wanderings had led her to be known locally as Thorman's Moth. View more info

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The Mallen Streak #1 Mallen Family [used book]

By: Catherine Cookson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, DeAgostini/Planet Three: 2003

Seller ID: 003314

ISBN: 14783339

Condition: Good


All Thomas Mallen's sons had inherited his distinctive flash of white hair, known as the Mallen Streak, and it was said that nothing good ever came of a Mallen. In 1851, Thomas Mallen found himself a ruined man, forced, amid scandal and disgrace, to sell High Banks Hall and adjust to a new way of living. View more info

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The Golden Straw [used book]

By: Catherine Cookson

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Corgi: 1994

Seller ID: 004068

ISBN: 0552136859

Condition: Good


It all began with a straw hat. A large broad-brimmed hat, dyed in an elusive mixture of colors to produce a distinctive shade of pale gold, it was presented to Emily Pearson by her longtime friend and employer, Mabel Arkwright, a milliner with a little store in the West End of London. And Emily owed Mrs. Arkwright more than just The Golden Straw - eventually the business itself, because her friend had come to rely on Emily more and more as time went by. After Mrs. Arkwright's death, Emily, exhausted by the extra work that had fallen upon her shoulders and exasperated by Dr. Steve Montane, her ... View more info

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A Dinner of Herbs [used book]

By: Catherine Cookson

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Corgi: 1986

Seller ID: 0552125512

ISBN: 0552125512

Condition: Good


A legacy of hatred can be a terrible force in life, over which not even an enduring love and all the fruits of material success may prevail. Catherine Cookson explores this theme in a major novel that will absorb and enthral her readers as irresistibly as any she has written. Roddy Greenbank was brought by his father to the remote Northumberland community of Langley in the autumn of 1807. Within hours of their arrival, however, the father had met a violent death, and the boy was left with all memory gone of his past life. Adopted and raised by old Kate Makepeace, Roddy found his closes... View more info

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The Moth [used book]

By: Catherine Cookson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Guild Publishing: 1986

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: CN4558

Condition: Good


As a diversion from his job in his uncle's carpentry shop, newly arrived Robert Bradley began to explore the Durham countryside. It was on one of these walks that he met Millie, the ethereal girl-child whose odd ways and nocturnal wanderings had led her to be known locally as Thorman's Moth. View more info

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The Branded Man [used book]

By: Catherine Cookson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Bantam: 1996

Seller ID: 0593038800

ISBN: 0593038800

Condition: Good


Fourteen-year-old Marie Anne Lawson, youngest daughter of a prosperous Northumbrian family, had always run when she might have walked, and it was as she was running away from a sight she would rather not have witnessed that she stumbled and fell, injuring her ankle, to be discovered by a local man who, because of a disfigurement, was known thereabouts as 'the branded man'. Already fearful of him by reputatuion, his sudden appearance frightened her into unconsciousness. When she came to, she was back at The Manor and confined to bed for an indefinite period. Marie Anne's mother, with no love an... View more info

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The Black Velvet Gown [used book]

By: Catherine Cookson

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Corgi: 1985

Seller ID: 0552124737

ISBN: 0552124737

Condition: Good


There would be times when Riah Millican came to regret that her husband had learned to read and write, and then shared his knowledge with her and their children. For this was Durham in the 1830's, when employers tended to regard the spread of education with suspicion. But now Seth Millican was dead and she was a widow with the need to find a home and a living for herself and her children. The chance of becoming a housekeeper didn't work out, but it led to Moor House and a scholarly recluse obsessed with that very book learning that could open so many doors and yet create so many problems; e... View more info

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The Branded Man [used book]

By: Catherine Cookson

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Corgi: 1999

Seller ID: 0552143480

ISBN: 0552143480

Condition: Good


Fourteen-year-old Marie Anne Lawson, youngest daughter of a prosperous Northumbrian family, had always run when she might have walked, and it was as she was running away from a sight she would rather not have witnessed that she stumbled and fell, injuring her ankle, to be discovered by a local man who, because of a disfigurement, was known thereabouts as 'the branded man'. Already fearful of him by reputation, his sudden appearance frightened her into unconsciousness. When she came to, she was back at The Manor and confined to bed for an indefinite period. Marie Anne's mother, with no love and... View more info