Never Look Back

Never Look Back

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 28/01/2010
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Take a journey across America with a poor Victorian flower girl in her epic journey to a better life, from the internationally bestselling author Lesley Pearse As voted by readers as their favourite Lesley Pearse novel ___________One good deed takes her into another world . . .Sixteen-year-old Matilda is a poor Covent Garden flower girl until the day she saves the life of Tabitha, a minister's daughter. Welcomed into Tabitha's family, Matilda is offered the chance of a lifetime.She leaves behind London's slums and enters the darkest corners of New York. Traveling across the vast plains to the Wild West, she finds herself in San Francisco, a city in the grip of the gold rush.Streetwise and strong-willed, Matilda forges a new life for herself and Tabitha among pioneers like Captain James Russell - a man to whom she is deeply attracted.Yet a civil war will soon rip apart this new nation . . . Can Matilda and those she loves brave separation and carry on, never looking back? ___________'With characters it is impossible not to care about . . . this is storytelling at its very best'Daily Mail'Heart-warming and evocative . . . a real delight to read'Sun 'Lose yourself in this epic saga' Bella'Utterly riveting, brilliant'Closer'An emotional and moving epic you won't forget in a hurry' Woman's Weekly

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780141046037
  • Number of pages: 768
  • Weight: 522g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 45 mm

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Never Look Back
A must read for lovers of historical drama
A gripping read from start to end. All you'd expect from Lesley Pearse & more. The story could easily be transferred to tv/cinema screen!
Never Look Back
Amazing author, brilliant
I have read a few Lesley Pearse books and they have all been absolutely brilliant. An amazing read, extremely engaging, so much so that I really felt I was... READ MORE
Never Look Back
An Unforgettable Novel
I tend to steer clear of adult ficiton; it's just usually not my kind of thing and I'd much rather be reading a children's book! However, Never Look Back r... READ MORE