East End Angel

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Two sisters living in London’s tough East End ... will Jennifer and Kathy be tough enough to survive?

Katherine and Jennifer Finch are like chalk and cheese: Katherine is a midwife, dedicating her life to helping others – and Jennifer is a prostitute.

Leaving home age 15, Jennifer must learn to live on her wits in London’s notorious East End. Soon, however, she is battling drink and drugs, and is pregnant with a child. Her labour is nearly fatal, but her sister steps in to save the day.

Kathy continues to tend to the poor of the East End and help her sister – and she of all people knows that the society that Jennifer keeps is damaging her. Despite her best intentions, however, she begins to fall for an East End wide boy. She knows that he is no good, but her heart will not listen to her head – and what’s more, he has promised to change for her ...

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About the author

Kay Brellend, the third of six children, was born in North London but now lives in a Victorian farmhouse in Suffolk. Under a pseudonym she has written sixteen historical novels published in England and North America. This is her first novel set in the twentieth century and was inspired by her grandmother's reminiscences about her early life in Campbell Road, Islington.

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Publisher
HarperCollins UK
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Published on
Feb 13, 2014
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Pages
400
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ISBN
9780007464203
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Classics
Fiction / Family Life
Fiction / General
Fiction / Historical
Fiction / Sagas
Fiction / Urban
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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