The Cockney Angel

East London, 1865 Eighteen-year-old Irene Angel lives with her parents in a tiny room above the shop where her mother ekes out a living selling pickles and sauces while her father Billy gambles away their earnings.

Author: Dilly Court

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781409035817

Category: Fiction

Page: 576

View: 745

Download →

East London, 1865 Eighteen-year-old Irene Angel lives with her parents in a tiny room above the shop where her mother ekes out a living selling pickles and sauces while her father Billy gambles away their earnings. It is all Irene can do to keep the family together. Billy’s addiction soon leads him into trouble. Despite having been brought up by her father to fear and distrust the police, Irene finds herself forced to collaborate with them to save him from ruin. But Billy’s errant ways finally catch up with him and he is imprisoned in Newgate jail. With her mother away from home, Irene has little choice but to seek help from Inspector Edward Kent – her sworn enemy. Only she can clear her father's name and unite the family once more...

Related Books

The Cockney Angel
Language: en
Pages: 576
Authors: Dilly Court
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-11-10 - Publisher: Random House

East London, 1865 Eighteen-year-old Irene Angel lives with her parents in a tiny room above the shop where her mother ekes out a living selling pickles and sauces while her father Billy gambles away their earnings. It is all Irene can do to keep the family together. Billy’s addiction soon
Road Tales
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Darragh J Brady
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-04 - Publisher: Booktango

Road Tales is a crazy trip across the world and documents a period of time in a British musician's life, when all that mattered was the music and the road ahead. It is a testament to other peoples stories rather than the writer, and digs into the mantle of what
The Cockney Girl
Language: en
Pages: 261
Authors: Gilda O'Neill
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-11 - Publisher: Canelo

A gripping saga of love and loss on the eve of the Great War. The annual migration from London to the hop fields of Kent is normally a longed-for escape from the dust and grime of the East End. But this year Rose Fairleigh worries their departure will interrupt the
The Best Of Sisters
Language: en
Pages: 544
Authors: Dilly Court
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-30 - Publisher: Random House

The Thames carried him away from her, but would it bring him home...? Twelve-year-old Eliza Bragg has known little in life but the cold, comfortless banks of the Thames. Living above her uncle's chandlery she has grown accustomed to a life of penury and servitude, her only comfort the love
A Mother's Wish
Language: en
Pages: 576
Authors: Dilly Court
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-02-18 - Publisher: Random House

Since the untimely death of her husband, young mother Effie Grey has been forced to live on a narrowboat owned by her tyrannical father-in-law Jacob. In spite of her own despair, she is determined to protect her brother Tom and her baby son Georgie from Jacob's bullying ways - for