Two Strangers

Two Strangers

eBook - 2014
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An intelligent, slum-dwelling teenage girl takes drastic measures to survive when her father throws her out of her home, in this spellbinding historical saga

Poplar, London, 1920. Fourteen-year-old Victoria Keats is horrified when her father demands that she go to work for wealthy Mr Preston - everyone knows why he takes young girls into his house. But her violent father, who's never let her forget she's not the son he wanted, won't listen to her concerns - and when she stands up for herself, he throws her out of their dingy little house in the slums.

Intelligent, book-loving Vicki vows to make her father regret this day; but she is all alone in the world. Despite her courage and quick wits, it seems likely she will starve - until two men, both complete strangers, provide her with no-strings-attached help.

As Vicki's life improves beyond all recognition, she can't help but fixate on the mystery of these two good Samaritans: who were they? And why did they help her? She determines to find the men and thank them, but tracking them down may be harder - and more life-changing - than she thinks . . .
Publisher: Sutton : Severn House, 2014
ISBN: 9781780106007
Characteristics: 1 online resource (220 pages)

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May 27, 2015

I started reading this book this morning and couldn't put it down until finished today. It held me from the first page. It is not a murder mystery but it is an ongoing mystery with the different paths that crisscross to reach the final end to the story. I liked this book so much I will definitely read more books by this author.


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