A photograph, a wish, a newspaper article, an aunt’s visit and one lonely girl. Child of the seventies, Imogen lives with her aloof father at Loraligh Mill on the edge of the Yorkshire moors. She longs to know who her mother is and what happened to her, but a photograph of baby Imogen on her mother’s lap provides the only evidence of her existence. Housekeeper Mrs Gayle takes care of the child as best she can, but has a family of her own. Imogen worships older teenager, Mark, who works at the mill. They are river children, who make-believe and explore the natural world around them, until one day a woman appears at the gate. A cascade of truths unravel one by one, revealing the mill’s tragic past and throwing Imogen into turmoil. She is not who she thought she was. Love and hate can be one and the same. Told through Imogen’s eyes, Under an Angry Sky is an easy-read that will touch your heart.
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Penny Bill was born in Kenya in 1959, and grew up in Yorkshire and then Sussex. After twenty years teaching, she became a Literacy Consultant for Kent schools. She has been writing novels for five years and was long-listed for the Virginia Prize for new fiction in 2008. ‘Under an Angry Sky’ is the first of her novels to be published, featuring family conflict between a father and daughter. Penny likes to write about issues of self esteem and human relationships, particularly where secrets and lies have lead to lack of trust. Her characters are real people with believable lives – people you can identify with, and who will touch your emotions. See Penny’s website www.penny-bill.com to find out more.
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Descripción Enbrook Publishing. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Brand New. 270 pages. 8.00x0.68x5.00 inches. In Stock. Nº de ref. de la librería zk0957398808
Descripción Enbrook Publishing, 2012. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0957398808