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The Four Streets
08 Apr 2014 * EBOOK * £4.49 * 9781781857571

A heartbreaking family saga set in 1950s Liverpool, the first novel from the stunningly talented Nadine Dorries MP.

Fiction / FT (Saga)
Extent: 368 pages
Exclusive sale: GB CA AU NZ IN ZA SG US
The Four StreetsThe Four Streets Trilogy, 1Nadine Dorries

The first book in a heartbreaking trilogy set in post-war Liverpool by bestselling author Nadine Dorries.

1950s Liverpool. In the tight-knit Irish Catholic community of the Four Streets, two girls are growing up.

One is motherless – and hated by the cold woman who is determined to take her dead mother's place. The other is hiding a dreadful secret which she dare not let slip to anyone, lest it rips the heart out of the community.

What can the people of the Four Streets do when a betrayal at the very heart of their world comes to light?

Can't wait for the next one? HIDE HER NAME is out now!

What people are saying about THE FOUR STREETS:

'An addictive novel to be devoured in one sitting'

'It has been a long time since I have read a story that has affected me so deeply and still has me thinking about it days after finishing it'

'I couldn't wait to read this book each night, a well written, intriuging story, a real page turner'

'Enjoyed every minute of this book which was difficult to put down and only took me a day to read'

Nadine Dorries grew up in a working-class family in Liverpool. She spent part of her childhood living on a farm with her grandmother, and attended school in a small remote village in the west of Ireland. She trained as a nurse, then followed with a successful career in which she established and then sold her own business. She is an MP, presently serving as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Department of Health and Social Care, and has three daughters.

Set against the background of Nadine's own childhood.

A commercial novel penned by a celebrity MP.

Nationwide PR tour on publication.

MARKET: Catherine Cookson; Maeve Binchy.


'The characters are engaging, the streets scenes cinematic and the theme of the novel – abuse, both sexual and domestic – powerful', The Times

'A vigorous and vibrant story ... As fast-paced as it is entertaining. An addictive novel to be devoured in one sitting', Sunday Express

'A heartbreaking tale', The Liverpool Echo

'Believable and touching', Bedfordshire Today

'Angela's ashes with a scouse accent', Irish Times

'I couldn't put it down', Cristina Odone

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