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Mary Kate Malone runs away to Liverpool and into all kinds of trouble in this sequel to Shadows In Heaven - from the best-selling author of The Four Streets trilogy and the Lovely Lane series.

Liverpool, 1963. Mary Kate Malone is 17 and bitterly unhappy that her father has married again after the death of her mother. On her last day at school, she decides to leave home in Tarabeg on the west coast of Ireland and head for Liverpool to find her mother's sister. But absolutely nothing goes to plan. Within hours of disembarking, she finds herself penniless and alone, with no place to stay and no idea how she will survive. Meanwhile, back in Ireland, where old sins cast long shadows, a long-buried secret is about to come to light and a day of reckoning, in the shape of a stranger from America, will set an unstoppable chain of events in motion.

©2019 Nadine Dorries (P)2019 W. F. Howes Ltd

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  • Julie
  • 10-08-2019

I loved this book

Yet another great book from Nadine, I really hope there is a follow on. through out heartbreak & tears there is such humour. I do love the characters & the sense of community in Tarabeg & Liverpool. I love the Narrative too, such great ascents & feelings her her voice. Excellent.

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  • M. Walker
  • 29-09-2021

Loved it

Thoroughly enjoyed the second story in the Tarabeg series, really looking forward to the third story.

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  • Chris M.
  • 26-05-2021

Great story, terrible narrative

Sadly the attempt at a Liverpool accent which by far missed the mark, ruined listening to the book for me.

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  • Jessenan
  • 19-03-2021

Well written, well read

Love these books. Have nearly read all of Nadine Dorries books. Story telling at its best.

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  • Janet Jones
  • 24-01-2021

Brilliant yet....

again another book with the characters and all antics that went on. The narrator was very good.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 27-05-2020

Mary Kate

Loved every minute of this book and all Nadine Dorries books. I've been reading them all

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 21-05-2020

wonderful book

loved this book now reading final book in series brilliantly written. good story and wonderful characters...

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  • neville
  • 05-09-2019

Easy listening

As usual Nadine’s book tell a wonderful story incorporating history-with a sense of humour but also a stark reminder of how tough life used to be for some. Can’t wait for the next book/instalment of the Malibu family. The narrator has an excellent Irish accent but the Liverpool accent didn’t quite fit.

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