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A Flower in Season

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Briony Marsden has led a hard life, forced to do the work of a grown man in the mull near Ullswater while enduring her drunkard father's taunts and blows. But when he goes too far one day, her fate becomes even worse as she makes her way alone in a heartless world.

Not quite alone. She has a friend--Lizzie Jenkins--who will do anything to help Briony re-open Moorend Mill. A
Paperback, 480 pages
Published 2002 by Coronet
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I read this author's work many years ago and remember this novel as being one of my favorites. Briony Marsden's world came crashing down around her when her brother Danny was transported for the murder of their violent father. Briony being young and beautiful caught the eye of local landowner Chad Cameron. There were many hurdles to overcome before Briony and Chad found their "happily ever after".

My only quibble with this story - I couldn't quite see how Chad being the more mature, experienced,
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Jul 15, 2013 Kay Bolton rated it it was amazing
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Review taken from my Blog Post #100 in March 2011 - book borrowed from library.

This one was just plain lovely (not sometimes the story matter, but just the way the story is woven).

Briony Marden had led a brutal and hard life, forced to work in her Father's mill with manual labour required far greater than her physical body should have to endure and brutal beatings. Her Brother Danny, and her Mother were forced to endure the same, but it drew them together against the brutal Miller, Jethro Marsde
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This Book is very good and it delves into the lives of people in the old days and it tells a story of a young girl in Love, and the pressures and strains she faced beforehand
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Audrey Howard was born on 1929 in Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK, and grew up in St Annes on Sea, Lancashire, where she lives in her childhood home.

Before she began to write she had a variety of jobs, among them hairdresser, model, shop assistant, cleaner and civil servant. In 1981, while living in Australia, she wrote the first of her bestselling novels published since 1984. In 1988, her nove
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