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Brought up on her parents' smallholding in Jarrow in the harsh years of the 1870s, selling vegetables to poverty-struck Irish labourers such as the unruly McMullens, Rose dreams of the world beyond the grime of the town, a world she glimpsed at a fairytale wedding on the Ravensworth Estate as a child. Capturing the heart of handsome and respectable steelworker William Fawcett, it seems her wish for a better life is finally within reach. But tragedy strikes, and to save her young family from destitution, Rose must turn to wild John McMullen. A powerful tale of passion and heartache, and a wonderful heroine who - for the sake of those she loves - refuses to give in to loss and despair. THE JARROW LASS is the first novel in the Jarrow Trilogy and is inspired by Catherine Cookson's grandmother.

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THE JARROW LASS: A Powerful Novel of Passion and Heartache: the compelling first novel in the Jarrow Trilogy
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The Jarrow Lass
August 2nd, 2014
Such an enjoyable story that kept pulling me back to read just me more chapter. Looking forward to reading the next book in the trilogy.
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The Jarrow Lass
June 24th, 2014
Brilliant book, hooked in first chapter
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July 20th, 2013
Cannot wait to read the next part of the story I feel like I am living roses life with her what a heroine
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The Jarrow Lass
May 6th, 2013
I found the story very down to earth and look forward to reading the next two books. Thank you
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