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The Golden Road
Marina Oliver
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The Golden Road (Midlands at 20th Century #3)

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Josie Shaw rejects marriage as a way of rescuing her and her mother from the debts left by her stepfather. It's the 1930s and she wants a career. She persuades her step-brother Leo to employ her in his Birmingham jewellery factory, and is also introduced to the world of motor rallies and the Monte Carlo dream.

Her world collapses when she is falsely accused of theft, and s
Hardcover, 525 pages
Published September 1st 1997 by Magna Large Print Books (first published January 1st 1996)
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Tara Chevrestt
Jan 29, 2012 Tara Chevrestt rated it did not like it
I made it to page 130 before I threw it against the wall. I PAID for this and put an entire day's effort into, however, and so it warrants a review and a rating.

The blurb had me thinking that this was mostly about a young woman, Josie, in 1930s England who is going to compete in the Monte Carlo motor rally. Whoo hoo!! Sounds good! Well... the book is about Josie, BUT her and her motor rally dreams take a backseat to the stupidest ever side characters and their side stories.

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Marina Oliver was born in 1934. She graduated from Keele University in Politics and Economics.

Marina started published historical romances, in 1974, at Robert Hale, and since 1977 also under the pseudonym of Sally James. In 1981, she published a novel as Donna Hunt at Minstrel Books. Since 1983, she uses de penname Bridget Thorn. In 1992, she also published a novel as Vesta Hathaway and in 2000 as
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