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Dead to Me

ISBN 
9780718181215
Format 
Trade Paperback
Recommended Price 
R290.00
Published 
July 2016
About the book: 
Two girls, two different lives, one terrible betrayal.
 
Spring 1935. Two girls meet by chance on Hampstead Heath. To an outsider, they could not appear more different. Verity is well-mannered and smartly dressed, living with her parents in a beautiful house close to the heath. Ruby is dishevelled and grubby, used to a life of squalor where she is forced to steal to survive. However, there's an instant affinity between them, and when their fortunes are shockingly reversed, it is the strength of their friendship that keeps them resilient to the challenges and hardships they face.
 
As Britain prepares for war, Ruby finds herself in Devon with the world at her feet and enjoying her first taste of romance. Meanwhile, hundreds of miles away, Verity is forced to leave behind everything she has ever known, yet a shadow from the past threatens her chances of a new beginning. Still, through it all, the girls are always there for each other. Until the day Verity does the one thing that will break Ruby's heart.
 
In a country torn apart by fighting, will Verity and Ruby survive long enough to find a way back to each other? Or do some betrayals go with you to the grave...?
 
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About the Author
Lesley Pearse was told as a child that she had too much imagination for her own good. When she grew up she worked her way through a number of jobs, including nanny, bunny girl, dressmaker and full-time mother before, at the age of forty-nine, she became a published writer.
 
Since then Lesley has become a bestselling author with over ten million of her books sold worldwide.
 
Lesley lives in Devon, United Kingdom and has three daughters and three grandchildren.
 
Photograph © Charlotte Murphy.

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