A Place of Hope by Anna Jacobs

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When Emily Mattison falls victim to a near-fatal accident shortly after receiving an unexpected inheritance from a distant cousin, her ruthless nephew George seizes the opportunity to take control of his aunt’s assets. It’s only when Emily reaches The Drover’s Hope, the former pub on the edge of the Lancashire moors, bequeathed to her by her late cousin Penelope, that she begins to feel safe. She also discovers that love can be found in the most unexpected places. But it’s not so easy to escape the clutches of someone as determined as George . . .
 

About Anna Jacobs

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Anna Jacobs was born in Lancashire, but now divides her time between England and Australia. She is the author of over forty novels.
 
Published May 1, 2013 by Severn House Digital. 224 pages
Genres: Romance, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Jacobs’s vapid novel follows elderly but spry Emily Mattison through a series of improbable events that lead up to an equally bland confrontation. Emily tumbles down some stairs and knocks herself add

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Emily refuses to acquiesce, which provokes him to threaten her: “If it comes to a struggle, you really are no match for me, physically or mentally.” This only hardens her resolve: “Whatever happened, she didn’t intend to follow her sister’s example and let George get his hands on her li...

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