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The Lonely Orphan

The Lonely Orphan

Publisher : HarperCollins Publishers
SKU: 9780008387709
R 187,00
The emotional, heartrending story from the bestselling author of The Orphans of Halfpenny Street and An Orphan's Dream
March, 2022
The emotional, heartrending story from the bestselling author of The Orphans of Halfpenny Street and An Orphan's Dream Can he find a new family? Schoolboy Luke runs away to London, far from the abusive orphanage where he grew up. Desperate not to end up as a petty criminal, forced to beg for scraps on the street. Luke wanders the East End docks searching for honest employment and a morsel of food. Longing to be a part of the close-knit community, Luke volunteers to work with the local doctor and his wife. Their welcoming home is all he's ever wished for. But not everyone wants the best for Luke and his new friends. A dangerous man is looking for revenge, and Luke risks being pulled into the dark criminal underworld of the docks. Will he be forced to sacrifice the life he's built for himself in order to protect those he's grown to love? Reader's love Cathy Sharp 'A brilliant book!' 5* Amazon reviewer 'Enjoyed every page' 5* Goodreads reviewer
Products specifications
ISBN13 9780008387709
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Contributor By (author) Cathy Sharp
Publication Date 2022-03-17
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 384
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 198 X 129 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 270
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The emotional, heartrending story from the bestselling author of The Orphans of Halfpenny Street and An Orphan's Dream Can he find a new family? Schoolboy Luke runs away to London, far from the abusive orphanage where he grew up. Desperate not to end up as a petty criminal, forced to beg for scraps on the street. Luke wanders the East End docks searching for honest employment and a morsel of food. Longing to be a part of the close-knit community, Luke volunteers to work with the local doctor and his wife. Their welcoming home is all he's ever wished for. But not everyone wants the best for Luke and his new friends. A dangerous man is looking for revenge, and Luke risks being pulled into the dark criminal underworld of the docks. Will he be forced to sacrifice the life he's built for himself in order to protect those he's grown to love? Reader's love Cathy Sharp 'A brilliant book!' 5* Amazon reviewer 'Enjoyed every page' 5* Goodreads reviewer
Products specifications
ISBN13 9780008387709
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Contributor By (author) Cathy Sharp
Publication Date 2022-03-17
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 384
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 198 X 129 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 270
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