Poppy’s Dilemma

By Nancy Carson

A compelling tale of one girl’s brave escape from a world of poverty in her search for true love.

Is true love worth risking everything for?

Sixteen-year-old Poppy Silk is one of the navvy community – a group of poor, rough-living men who work the railways and take their families wherever the tracks lead. When Poppy is left fatherless, her world becomes fraught with danger, men vying to claim her as their own.

Her one ray of hope is Robert, a young engineer, who she meets one day by the tracks. But his wealthy family have different plans for him… Can Poppy ever hope to win his heart?

And would she give up her whole way of life for him?

A compelling, heart-warming story about one girl’s brave search for happiness against all odds…

What readers are saying about Poppy’s Dilemma:

Absolutely wonderful. Poppy’s Dilemma had me glued to it right to the last page.’ Reader review

‘Her writing is well researched, tastefully portrayed, and a good pace. Be warned though, every page is a page turner, so you may find it difficult to put down!’ Reader review

‘A great book to escape into.’ Reader review

‘What a charming, fabulous read! Full of evocative details about the period and setting, and with a really admirable heroine. It sweeps you away and doesn’t let go.’ Reader review

Loved it, and heading straight back to the same author again for my next read.’ Reader review

Format: Paperback
Release Date: 01 Dec 2016
Pages: 576
ISBN: 978-0-00-814687-0
Nancy Carson lives in Staffordshire and is a keen student of local history. All her novels are based around real events, and focus on the lives and loves of the people of the Black Country.

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