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Cradle of Thorns

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When Nell becomes pregnant, she is forced to leave behind her life and travel across the Bedfordshire countryside of 1890. On her journey she meets Kit, a ten-year-old orphan. She takes him under her wing, both of them aware there must be a reckoning.
Hardcover, Large Print edition, 448 pages
Published January 1st 1998 by Charnwood (first published 1997)
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Josephine Cox was born in Blackburn, one of ten children. At the age of sixteen, Josephine met and married her husband Ken, and had two sons. When the boys started school, she decided to go to college and eventually gained a place at university but was unable to take this up as it would have meant living away from home. Instead, she went into teaching – and started to write her first full-length ...more
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