A novel inspired by family history ... Sometimes fact is stranger than fiction
When young widow Mary Jackson moves to the nearby town of Birmingham she hopes to put her troubled past behind her. But with two small children to take care of, she fears for the future.
Living with an elderly aunt, she takes a job making Hooks & Eyes for the ambitious Mr Wetherby. With his mind focussed on building a business, he isn't looking for love. But it isn't long before he decides he wants Mary as more than a worker.
Frightened and confused, Mary flees. But when Mr Wetherby tracks her down, she needs to make a choice. Will her decision give the family the future she hopes for? Or will she destroy the very thing she’s determined to protect?
Set in Victorian England, Hooks & Eyes is Part 1 of The Ambition & Destiny Series. A captivating family saga of love, loss and betrayal.
GOLD Quality Mark
"The story […] is well constructed with strong characters and an interesting storyline and is deserving of a gold standard.” Books Go Social
5 stars: This promises to be a fantastic family saga series.
5 stars: Really great read....highly recommended. I look forward to more! - Amazon customer