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For a father's pride
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Domestic fiction. Yorkshire Dales (England) -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Fiction. Leeds (England) -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Fiction. Historical fiction.
In 1871, young Daisy Fraser is living in the Yorkshire Dales with her beloved family. Her sister Kitty is set to marry the handsome and dangerous Clifford Middleton. But on the eve of the wedding, Clifford commits an act that shatters Daisy's happy life and forces her to give birth to a baby she believes is dead. She is cast out by her family and has no choice but to make her own way in the world. When further tragedy strikes, Daisy sets out for Leeds where she encounters poverty and hardship but also friendship. What she really longs for is a love of her own. But the key to happiness may not be as far away as she thinks...