Val Wood


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Castleford, Yorkshire, England, The United Kingdom
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Since winning the Catherine Cookson Prize for Fiction for her first novel, The Hungry Tide, Val Wood has become one of the most popular authors in the UK. Born in the mining town of Castleford, Val came to East Yorkshire as a child and has lived in Hull and rural Holderness where many of her novels are set. She now lives in the market town of Beverley. When she is not writing, Val is busy promoting libraries and supporting many charities. Find out more about Val Wood's novels by visiting her website: www.valeriewood.co.uk

Average rating: 4.33 · 4,434 ratings · 169 reviews · 20 distinct worksSimilar authors
No Place for a Woman

4.38 avg rating — 695 ratings8 editions
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Emily

4.43 avg rating — 519 ratings — published 2000
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A Mother's Choice

4.38 avg rating — 336 ratings7 editions
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Val Wood Untitled 2

4.51 avg rating — 262 ratings2 editions
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The Kitchen Maid

4.34 avg rating — 350 ratings — published 2004 — 6 editions
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Fallen Angels

4.24 avg rating — 298 ratings — published 2007 — 7 editions
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Nobody's Child

4.38 avg rating — 276 ratings — published 2006 — 5 editions
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Annie

4.29 avg rating — 214 ratings — published 1994 — 12 editions
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Little Girl Lost

4.11 avg rating — 147 ratings — published 2015 — 9 editions
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Rich Girl, Poor Girl

4.18 avg rating — 274 ratings — published 2009 — 10 editions
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“How good it would be to make my own decisions; if only I knew how to.”
Val Wood, Rich Girl, Poor Girl

“He sighed. 'Your life is your own,Miss Kingston. We have only one. Don't allow anyone else to dictate to you what you should do with yours.'
She blinked and frowned as if she didn't understand what he meant.
'It's yours,' he advised softly. 'Don't waste it on petty conventions or conformity. Swim against the tide if you want to.”
Val Wood, Rich Girl, Poor Girl

“the long road. Half-way along she saw the figure of a girl in front of her. As she drew nearer she recognized who it was. ‘Jane,’ she called. ‘Jane, is that you?’ Jane turned”
Val Wood, Emily

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