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For The Sake of Her Family by [Allen, Diane]
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She loved, she lost, but happiness was only a heartbeat away.

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1912 in the Yorkshire Dales and Alice Bentham and her brother Will have lost their mother to cancer. Money is scarce and pride doesn’t pay the doctor or put food on the table. Alice gets work at Whernside Manor looking after Lord Frankland’s fragile sister Miss Nancy. Meanwhile Will and his best-friend Jack begin working for the Lord of the Manor at the marble mill. But their purpose there is not an entirely honest one. For a while everything runs smoothly, but corruption, attempted murder and misplaced love are just waiting in the wings. Nothing is as it seems and before they know it, Alice and Will’s lives are entwined with those of the Franklands' and nothing will ever be the same again.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 838 KB
  • Print Length: 397 pages
  • Publisher: Macmillan; Main Market Ed. edition (22 Nov. 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B009WSCV44
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  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 419 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #21,828 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Absorbed from the opening pages, I settled down to read For the Sake of Her Family with ever increasing enjoyment. Not for this author a milksop heroine, but one with ambition and a determination to have for herself the finer things of life. The reader accompanies her on her journey of self-discovery, sometimes shocked at the mistakes she makes and then full of admiration at her courage. The characterisation of all of the characters is excellent, and I found it a joy to read this new author's beautiful and evocative descriptions of the Yorkshire dales. A well-written saga and highly recommended.
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what a great story from start to finish did not want to put book down to i had read it thank you
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Diane Allen is a New author to me and an ending I didn't expect - right to end I was kept guessing well worth a read I was absorbed from beginning to end - well written
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A real must read book.It was wonderful to find a new author writing such an enjoyable story.I got involved with Alice from page one and as the story unfolded got an insight into life all those years ago.
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Loved this book from beginning to end, A wonderful strong character in Alice. Looking forward to more from this author.
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By Mrs.c on 7 Feb. 2014
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Ok read. Not really ' my -cup of tea'
Ending rather fast after all that had gone on. Not overly impressed. But I read it and whiled away a few hours. Didn't exactly grip me. But there you go!
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I could not recommend this book to anyone
very shallow with awful dialogue the story line was interesting just let down by the poor writing
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This is a good story which keeps you engrossed. Plenty. To think about as we follow the lives of Alice ,Jack and Will.
I felt the happy ending was just a little weak and seem to end suddenly I would have liked it to continue.... Sequel?
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