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Hostages to Fortune (Kevin and Sadie #5)

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Continues the story of love born in the violence of Belfast. With Kevin out of a job and forced to leave the little cottage where he had settled with Sadie and the baby, the future looked bleak. Would Kevin find another job?
Paperback, 176 pages
Published 1995 by Puffin (first published 1976)
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See, now they're all grown-up and just less interesting!
Feb 28, 2017 rated it liked it
The final chapter of Kevin and Sadie's story sees them moving to Wales and building a new life there. Sadie's sunny personality and Kevin's solid work ethic enable them to make friends and contacts easily, but the demands of family back home and their religious differences rise to the surface again as their relationship is tested.
May 03, 2013 rated it liked it
it's not as good since they moved from Belfast. Some bit of the story just feel like there throw in there because the author couldn't think of anything better example Sadie trying to get the angel on top of the tree for no reason she falls and loses her baby, it makes the character look really really stupid.
May 09, 2013 marked it as to-read
I've read all of these books before and loved them so much I'm going to read them all over again!
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Joan Lingard was born in Edinburgh, in the Old Town, but grew up in Belfast where she lived until she was 18. She attended Strandtown Primary and then got a scholarship into Bloomfied Collegiate. She has three daughters and five grandchildren, and now lives in Edinburgh with her Canadian husband.

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