A Bowdon Romance

A Bowdon Romance

By: Alice Frank (author)Paperback

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A 19th century romance novel set in Bowdon, Cheshire. Charlotte was a humble servant whose main care in life was her daughter Tooty. She only ever loved one man - her first husband, Rodney, who died tragically young. After his death she had no choice but to work long hours for the owners of the big houses of the day in Bowdon and Stockport. It was a hard life for both mother and daughter, but it gave her a perspective on history as she saw the world changing before her eyes and class barriers and prejudices beginning to dissolve. When a series of terrible crimes come to light, Charlotte begins to wonder if her new friend David is somehow mixed up in them. Fate places her in unique position to understand what has really been happening and who is responsible. A Bowdon Romance weaves the thread of local history into a fascinating portrait of life as it must have been in 19th century England.

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About Author

Alice Frank was born in Solva, Pembrokeshire, during the years of the Second World War after her family was evacuated there from London. The family moved to Dartmoor, and when Alice left home she embarked on a career in nursing, training in London and working at St Thomas' Hospital in Stockport, Cheshire, now her home county. She developed an interest in writing some years ago, composing a number of short pieces. A Bowdon Romance is her second book and first novel.


Chapter 1 Down Memory Lane Page 1 Chapter 2 Love and marriage Page 19 Chapter 3 Bowdon Page 37 Chapter 4 David Page 48 Chapter 5 Queenie Page 68 Chapter 6 Rebecca and Ruth Page 86 Chapter 7 Murder and betrayal Page 104 Chapter 8 The little house in Calais Page 135

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/04/2012
  • ISBN13: 9781909020078
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 184
  • ID: 9781909020078
  • weight: 275
  • ISBN10: 1909020079

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