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The Girl from the Tyne: Emotions run high in this gripping family saga!
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The Girl from the Tyne: Emotions run high in this gripping family saga! (Paperback)

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YOU CAN'T CHOOSE YOUR FAMILY! - for fans of Kitty Neale and Nadine Dorries. Melody Sachs brings us her gritty and charming World War II saga. We promise you won't be able to put it down!

When ballroom dancer Alice Rooney seduces Jack Wood, he soon finds himself in a volatile marriage. Yet from the moment he meets his baby daughter, he knows he will do anything to make her happy.

But at the start of WWII Jack is drafted by the Air Force, and little Lizzie is left with her mother. Damaged and troubled, Alice grows increasingly unstable and Lizzie finds herself the focus of her mother's frustration and anger.

It's only when Lizzie arrives at Madame Bella's Academy for the Theatrical Arts that she blossoms.

Will she escape her mother's clutches and can her dream of a glittering theatrical future ever come true?

Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: Zaffre Publishing Publication Date: 20/04/2017 ISBN-13: 9781785762871  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Melody Sachs was born in Newcastle. As a child, she appeared regularly in pantomime at the Theatre Royal. At 18 Melody moved to London where she spent time in West End cabaret and in provincial repertory theatres. In 1960, she married the actor and writer, Andrew Sachs, and they have three children. Melody wrote short stories and sketches and for the BBC. Melody went on to study antique textiles and design and opened her first shop in the eighties in Hampstead, specialising in wedding gowns. Her creations frequently featured in Tatler, Brides and Wedding magazines.

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