The Four Streets Saga

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Author: Nadine Dorries

Publisher: Head of Zeus Ltd

ISBN: 1784979872

Category: Fiction

Page: 1120

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This is the complete story, in one volume, of Nadine's bestselling Four Streets Trilogy. Set in the Irish Catholic community of 1950s Liverpool and on the west coast of Ireland, this is a saga of working-class families. Despite living on the edge of poverty, they are bound together by humour and loyalty, gossip, grumbling – and endless cups of tea. It is also the gripping, horrifying story of a young girl betrayed by a man who is trusted and revered by the people of the Four Streets. The community's revenge is played out over a drama in three acts: The Four Streets, Hide Her Name and The Ballymara Road.

Hide Her Name

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Author: Nadine Dorries

Publisher: Head of Zeus

ISBN: 1781857601

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

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The gripping sequel to bestselling THE FOUR STREETS. Shot through with darkness, but also humour, warmth and charm. In the Four Streets in Liverpool, a dreadful murder has been committed, and 14-year-old Kitty Doherty is pregnant with the dead man's child. This secret is so dangerous that her mother, Maura, and the redoubtable Kathleen, her best friend Nellie's grandmother, decide the girls must be spirited away quietly to Ireland to await the birth of the baby. But back in Liverpool, the police are not giving up their search for the truth. Somewhere, in this tight-knit Irish Catholic community, someone must know something. Someone surely will talk one day. The streets are alive with gossip and rumour and it isn't easy to keep a secret that big. Can't wait for the next one? THE BALLYMARA ROAD is out now! What people are saying about HIDE HER NAME: 'The events of the book are still with me days after finishing it, such a compelling read I cannot recommend it enough' 'This book is just as strong as Four Streets and had me hooked straight away' 'This is a powerful novel which challenges the emotions of its reader; feelings of anger, sadness, joy' 'I also liked the gentle humour that emerged - very much a feature of the gallows humour of that time'

The Four Streets

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Author: Nadine Dorries

Publisher: Head of Zeus

ISBN: 1781857571

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

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The first book in a heartbreaking trilogy set in post-war Liverpool by bestselling author Nadine Dorries. 1950s Liverpool. In the tight-knit Irish Catholic community of the Four Streets, two girls are growing up. One is motherless – and hated by the cold woman who is determined to take her dead mother's place. The other is hiding a dreadful secret which she dare not let slip to anyone, lest it rips the heart out of the community. What can the people of the Four Streets do when a betrayal at the very heart of their world comes to light? Can't wait for the next one? HIDE HER NAME is out now! What people are saying about THE FOUR STREETS: 'An addictive novel to be devoured in one sitting' 'It has been a long time since I have read a story that has affected me so deeply and still has me thinking about it days after finishing it' 'I couldn't wait to read this book each night, a well written, intriuging story, a real page turner' 'Enjoyed every minute of this book which was difficult to put down and only took me a day to read'

The Ballymara Road

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Author: Nadine Dorries

Publisher: Head of Zeus

ISBN: 1781857636

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

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The final gripping instalment of the bestselling Four Streets trilogy which began with THE FOUR STREETS and continued in HIDE HER NAME. Christmas morning, 1963. Fifteen-year-old Kitty Doherty gives birth in a cold, unfriendly Irish convent. She knows her beautiful baby boy presents a huge danger to her family's Catholic community back in Liverpool's Four Streets. When her baby is adopted by a wealthy family in Chicago, Kitty considers the problem solved. But soon it's obvious the baby is very sick and only his birth mother can save him. In Liverpool, a charismatic new priest has arrived. As the Dohertys cope with the tragic consequences of Kitty's pregnancy, the police seem close to solving the double murder which rocked the Four Streets to the core. But now all that is about to be put at risk once again. What people are saying about THE BALLYMARA ROAD: 'Brilliant finale to the other books, tied up all the loose ends and a good ending' 'Beautifully written, I found myself really engrossed in the characters and the author had a magical way of making you feel you were right there with them' 'Looking forward to the next book Nadine Dorries writes, she will definitely be on my pre-order list from now on' It's not often you get a series where each of the following books were better than the last! Highly recommended!'

Run to Him

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Author: Nadine Dorries

Publisher: Head of Zeus

ISBN: 1784971103

Category: Fiction

Page: 70

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It is Christmas morning in 1964. For nurse Fionnuala Kennedy, it is work as usual. As she trudges through the cold streets to catch her bus, Fionnuala thinks of the secret which she has been keeping from her beloved mother and father – and of how on earth she is going to break it to them. She promises herself that she will do it that very evening, when she gets back home. None of the hospital staff are expecting very much to disturb their routine – it is Christmas Day, after all. And indeed, Fionnuala's morning at the hospital begins quietly enough, but then all hell breaks loose, and she is faced with an emergency to rock her world to its foundations. Join the characters from THE FOUR STREETS in this heartwarming short story from bestselling author Nadine Dorries.

Serpent's Egg

The First Book of The Serpent's Egg Trilogy

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Author: J Mccurdy

Publisher: HarperCollins Canada

ISBN: 1443401544

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 416

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Published in 2001, The Serpent’s Egg became an instant hit among Canadian middle readers and ’tweens, selling thousands by word-of-mouth alone. Ottawa is under siege. Parliament Hill has fallen to the Demon. The fate of the entire world rests in the hands of Miranda and her Ottawa school friends. Searching through the labyrinth of tunnels under the Library of Parliament, they must find a portal into a parallel world, where the only way to save the two worlds from the Demon and her crazed minions is to capture the Serpent’s egg. In the classic tradition of epic fantasy, The Serpent’s Egg has all the magic ingredients for a captivating tale: good versus evil, an unlikely heroine, awesome battles, evil-doers extraordinaire, and a story that puts courage and friendship to the test.

A South American Trilogy

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Author: Luis Ramos-García

Publisher: Studia Hispanica Editors

ISBN: N.A

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 102

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Avant-garde Egyptian fiction

the Ulysses trilogy

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Author: Saad Elkhadem,Saad El-Gabalawy

Publisher: York Pr

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fiction

Page: 60

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