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Her Rightful Inheritance

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More than a decade has gone by since Esther Cunningham, weakened by the consumption which would soon take her life, left her precious daughter in her mother's care. Now eighteen, Lorna Cunningham is eagerly awaiting the day when she can leave the Newcastle house in which she's known only heartache. The Arabian ancestry of the father she has never known has meant that she h ...more
Published April 14th 2003 by Headline (first published August 5th 2002)
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I’ve never been one for genre romances, but I picked up this novel, usually stuck in the romance section of book shops, because it was written by a member of On the Shelf, Benita Brown. Not only was I pleasantly surprised, I was mightily impressed. It possibly helped that the story was set against the backdrop of turn-of-the-century Newcastle, so that I recognized many of the places and the style of language, but even without that, Brown is an accomplished writer who deserve
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Hmm, what can I say about this book? It took me an age to read it, mainly due to my hectic lifestyle but also because I found it difficult to read with a Geordie accent in my head (me being from Hertfordshire!) I would have to keep re-reading sentences just to work out what they were trying to say! Eventually, I became used to it and the story was quite good. I must say though, the ending was so rushed! It finished abruptly and I felt there was still a little more for Ms Brown to write. It was a ...more
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Benita Brown was born and brought up in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, UK where she now continues living. Her mother, was an Englishwoman, who was the youngest of thirteen children, and her father, a Indian, who in the 1930's came to Newcastle to study medicine and fell in love with the place, the people, and her mother. She went to drama school in London where she met her husband
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