Be transported from London to New Orleans and beyond in this powerful, moving historical novel from the international bestseller Lesley Pearse
She witnessed a murder - and now her life is in danger . . .
Fifteen year-old Belle, though raised in a London brothel, is an innocent young girl. But when she witnesses one of the girls brutally strangled by a client, she is cast into a cruel, heartless world.
Snatched from the streets and sold into prostitution, she is made a courtesan in New Orleans. At the mercy of desperate men who crave her beauty and will do anything to keep her, Belle's dreams of home, family and freedom appear futile.
Are Belle's courage and spirit strong enough to help her escape?
A heartbreaking, enduring and masterfully told story set in the battlefields of the First World War from the international number one bestselling author Lesley Pearse
War threatens to take all she has loved and lived for . . .
On the outbreak of war, Belle Reilly's husband Jimmy enlists and heads for the deadly trenches of northern France. But Belle knows she cannot stand idly by when so many are sacrificing their lives.
Volunteering to help battlefield wounded, Belle is posted to France as a Red Cross ambulance driver. There, a tragic accident brings her face to face with Etienne - a man from her past she's never quite forgotten.
Torn between forbidden passion, loyalty and love, Belle is caught in an impossible situation.
Will she succumb to the dark forces of this most brutal of wars?
Or will fate intervene and finally lead her to lasting happiness?
From the internationally bestselling author Lesley Pearse comes a moving story of family, adoption and identity
Losing her adopted mother threatens all she's ever had . . .
Daisy was adopted. But when her mother dies, she finds her secure existence thrown into turmoil by the discovery of a scrapbook.
Inside it is information about her real mother.
However, when Daisy drops everything to go in search of her roots, she uncovers a harrowing story of greed, misery and corruption. She also risks hurting her adored Dad, the only true family she has left.
Can she cope with the truth about her real parents?* * * * *
New paperback books published by Penguin
Book Dimensions: 18cm x 11 cm
Lesley Pearse is the author of over 20 novels including Liar and You'll Never See Me Again The books here - Belle and The Promise are books 1 and 2 and Father Unknown is a stand alone novel.