Our Polly (Anna Jacobs)

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There is no love like a mother's for her child . . .

Little Billy, Polly's son, is the light of her life. It's for his sake that she puts up with an unkind mother-in-law and life on an isolated farm. When Billy is knocked down by a car, his father is killed attempting to save his life, and Polly, cast off by her husband's family, is left with a child who may never walk or talk again.

Polly turns to her own family, the Kershaws, for support, but they are unable to outmaneuver the malicious Dr Browning-Baker, who is determined to have Billy taken away from his mother, depriving him of the exercises and stimulation that are his only hope. Forced to flee to the Fylde coast, Polly and Billy find that their future may lie with another damaged family - an ex-Army captain whose First World War marriage was a terrible mistake, and his daughter, who has never recovered from the hostility of the mother she loves.

But danger threatens their fragile happiness . . .

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What readers are saying about OUR POLLY

'Yet another great story by the wonderful Anna Jacobs . . . so realistic' - 5 stars

'I could not put it down' - 5 stars

'Once again Anna has excelled, a fabulous story with great characters. A definite page turner. Make sure you have your tissues ready!' - 5 stars

 

Review

Praise for Anna Jacobs, -

[Anna Jacobs' books have an] impressive grasp of human emotions, The Sunday Times

Anna Jacobs' books are deservedly popular. She is one of the best writers of Lancashire sagas around, Historical Novels Review

[Anna Jacobs is] especially big on resourceful, admirable women. Great stuff!, Daily Mail

Reader reviews on OUR POLLY, -

Absolutely fantastic story. I enjoyed it from the beginning to end and can't wait to read the next book in the series. *****, Reader review

First Class! *****, Reader review

What a clever plot . . . beautifully written, as usual. *****, Reader review