The Iron Road

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In the years following the end of the Second World War, life at the Glens of Lochandee is tough. Many families in the village have been bereaved, and rationing is affecting business. Nevertheless, Conan Maxwell's new garage is doing well, and he and his Welsh-born partner, Nick, are hoping to expand. But how will their partnership survive their differing ambitions? Conan's young sister, Bridie is faced with a dilemma. Is her desire for Nick going to pull her away from her other great passion - her animals and farm? Will they ever be able to marry or afford a home of their own? Old school friend Fiona Sinclair returns from the city, now a successful accountant. How welcoming are the village community going to be - especially her old childhood rival, Conan? Rachel Maxwell, Bridie's mother, fears for her family and the long-term future of her beloved Glens of Lochandee.
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Jane Jackson is an award-winning historical author who writes historical romances set in Cornwall during the period between the Napoleonic Wars and the Edwardian era. Containing elements of adventure and intrigue, they explore Cornish life at every level of society and are emotionally-gripping stories of courage, ambition, tragedy, and the redeeming power of love. A professional writer for over thirty years, and twice shortlisted for the Romantic Novel of the Year Award, Jane Jackson has had twenty-seven books published in 23 countries.

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Publisher
Simon and Schuster
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Published on
Dec 13, 2012
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Pages
285
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ISBN
9781681468389
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Historical / General
Fiction / Romance / Historical / General
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