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Liza Irene Carr

Liza By Irene Carr

Liza by Irene Carr

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Unjustly sacked as a lady's maid, Liza returns to Britain penniless. But then she meets rich, spoilt Cecily Spencer, who persuades her to swap identities for a month. Encountering the rich life, she falls in love - but will she lose everything if he finds out who she really is?

Liza Summary

Liza by Irene Carr

Unjustly sacked as a lady s maid to an English family in Belgium, Liza returns to Britain penniless, without a job or any hope of a reference. Aboard the S.S Florence Grey she meets spoilt, rich Cecily Spencer who, keen to seek adventure in London, persuades Liza to switch identities for a month.

In order to support her family, Liza agrees and, trading her rags for riches, moves in with Cecily s guardian William. And encounters life in the mansion from the other side of the servant s quarters.

As a member of the Spencer family, Liza is exposed to old rivalries and feuds which go back for generations. And when she falls in love, she is torn apart by conflicting loyalties.

Will she lose everything if the man she loves finds out who she really is?

Set in Sunderland at the turn of the century, Liza is a riveting tale of family secrets, a wonderful portrait of the different hardships facing those living upstairs or downstairs, and a powerful romance.

Liza Reviews

'Irene Carr is posing a serious challenge for the crown vacated by Catherine Cookson' - Sunderland Echo on KATY'S MEN 'Another turbulent tale in the Cookson mode!there's no quenching the appeal of stories like this' Sunderland Echo on FANCY WOMAN 'A splendid tale of jealousy, revenge and hard-won love' Bolton Evening News on FANCY 'Irene Carr knows the world she recreates in her tales and it shows in the detail!Lovers of North East sagas won't be disappointed' - Newcastle Evening Chronicle on EMILY 'In the tradition of Catherine Cookson, strong on plot and character' - Sunderland Echo on EMILY 'A warm-hearted yet gritty saga' - Paisley Daily Express on LOVERS MEETING

About Irene Carr

Irene Carr was born and brought up on the river in Monkwearmouth, Sunderland, in the 1930s. As her father and brother worked in the local shipyards and her mother was a barmaid at the beginning of the century she is well acquainted with the setting and times of the world she recreates in her sagas

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Liza by Irene Carr
Used - Very Good
Hodder & Stoughton
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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