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Lesley Pearse was told as a child that she had too much imagination for her own good
Lesley Pearse was told as a child that she had too much imagination for her own good. When she grew up she worked her way through a number of jobs, including nanny, bunny girl, dressmaker and full-time mother, before, at the age of forty-nine, settling upon a career that would allow her gifts to blossom: she became a published writer. Lesley lives in Devon and has three daughters and four grandchildren. Connect with Lesley and keep up to date with what she's been doing: Follow her on Twitter eyPearse.
Another treasure of a book by Lesley Pearse. This story had me gripped from the first page and as the story went on I became quite attached to the main characters.
Can truth stay hidden for ever?Set in the 1930's, the classic novel from. Another treasure of a book by Lesley Pearse. The characters are so well described that I could easily see them in my mind as I read. This book, as with other Lesley Pearse books, deals with several issues, the ones that will remain with me are grief, abuse and barriers of social class.
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. It's 1930, and Secrets tells the tale of one girl caught in family mystery, a struggle against cruelty.
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Lesley Pearse's novels have sold over five million copies worldwide
Sweet-natured but dappy Daisy Buchan drifts from job to job and takes her policeman boyfriend Joel for granted. She's happy, but she doesn't know what she wants from life. But when her adoptive mother dies and leaves her daughter a scrapbook of memories, Daisy finally discovers who she is and where she came from. Lesley Pearse's novels have sold over five million copies worldwide. Lesley lives near Bristol and has three daughters and two grandchildren.
Secrets is the latest in a long line of hits from Lesley Pearse, bestselling author. Without her mother she is alone in the world. Twelve-year-old Adele is placed in a bleak, cruel children's home after a family tragedy drives her mother insane. But when the owner betrays her trust Adele has no choice but to run away. Alone and friendless, she heads for Sussex, to seek out the grandmother she has never known. However the journey, without food or shelter, leaves her desperately ill. Surrounded by the beautiful Rye Marshes, Adele is nursed back to health
List of the best Lesley Pearse books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Lesley Pearse is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years.
List of the best Lesley Pearse books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Lesley Pearse who want to know which novels they should start reading first.
Forgiveness Doesn't Come Easily-Great Read A+++++!! By Thriftbooks. com User, July 23, 2005. After reading my second Lesley Pearse book now, Secrets, I find it hard to love any other author quite as much. Pearse is a very talented writer, and sure knows how to put a beautiful story together. In this book, it begins with the story of Adele as a youngster, and her little sister Pamela getting killed in a hit-and-run accident.
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