In the slums of 19th-century Dundee, young Kate McMahon witnesses the smothering of a baby, only moments old, by her own mother. When Kate discovers that the baby's natural father is one of the wealthy mill-owning Falconer family, the way ahead is destined to be troubled.
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Eileen Townsend is the author of the bestselling novels ‘Of Woman Born’, ‘In Love and War’, ‘The Love Child’, ‘The Other Woman’, ‘Child of Fire’, ‘Dreamtime’ and ‘Thine is the Kingdom’. With her husband, Professor Colin Townsend, she compiled ‘War Wives’, the widely acclaimed story of women in the Second World War.
Born in Scotland, she spent of most of her childhood in Cumbria. She is an MA graduate in Modern History and Political Science.
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Book Description Harpercollins Publishers, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX000647991X