The Loner by Josephine Cox

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Davie Adams wasn't quite an adult the night he lost it all. His mother gone forever and his father on the run, Davie knew that he could no longer stay in Blackburn, the only home he'd ever known. He made his way to London with little more than the shirt on his back, desperate to escape his haunted memories and sure that he could survive anything.

But life on his own is not what Davie expects. His search for his father proves fruitless, and the loneliness eats away at him. Anxious to reunite with the people he left behind, he returns to his anguished grandfather and his childhood love still pining for him in Blackburn—where he discovers that only his own fears can keep him from learning the truth about what tore his family apart.


About Josephine Cox

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Josephine Cox was born in Blackburn, one of ten children. At the age of sixteen, Josephine met and married her husband Ken, and had two sons. When the boys started school, she decided to go to college and eventually gained a place at Cambridge University. She was unable to take this up as it would have meant living away from home, but she went into teaching – and started to write her first full-length novel. She won the ‘Superwoman of Great Britain’ Award, for which her family had secretly entered her, at the same time as her novel was accepted for publication.
Published February 15, 2011 by HarperCollins e-books. 321 pages
Genres: History, Romance, Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Fiction

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