The Great Betrayal by Pamela Oldfield

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A tale of family, secrets and lies, from a well-loved author - 1904, London. Lydia Daye adores her husband John, but his secret government job means he is often away. She consoles herself with her small son, Adam, and the knowledge that John’s salary allows them to live comfortably. Dolly Ellerway lives just two miles away, but in a different world. Pregnant, she is delighted when the father of her child says he’ll marry her, even though he can barely afford it. It seems unlikely that the two will ever meet, but one day Lydia sends a fateful letter that will change both women’s lives forever.
 

About Pamela Oldfield

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Pamela Oldfield's books have been translated into Spanish, German and Russian. Her adult novels are described as a blend of historical fiction and family saga, each one thoroughly researched with the help of her husband, Joseph, who photographs and videos the various locations necessary for the backgrounds.
 
Published February 1, 2012 by Severn House Digital. 208 pages
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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In Oldfield's (Betrothed) latest light, but satisfying, mystery, set in 1904 London, Lydia Daye's elderly father and young son consume her time and energy, while her adored husband John (supposedly working in a top secret government job) is rarely home.

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