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THE POWERFUL NEW BESTSELLER FROM ONE OF THE NATION'S FAVOURITE STORYTELLERS AVAILABLE ON AUDIO.Harry always knew he would go back one day ...Eighteen years ago when he was a boy, he had made a decision that drove him from the place he knew and loved.In those early years, between boy and man, he had carved out a life for himself, and somehow, he had found a semblance of peace.Yet through every waking moment during those long aching years, he was haunted by what happened when he was a boy. He had never forgotten that warm, carefree girl with the laughing eyes. Then he recalled the sadness, the bad timings and even now, he could not forgive himself. They say you never forget your first love and it's true. You could have a dozen loving relationships and even settle down with someone you would die for, but your first love is always there, safe and protected in your heart and soul.Now for the first time in all those years, Harry is heading back. Excited, afraid, and full of doubts, he knows he has no choice. Rightly or wrongly, he needs to know the outcome of what happened all those years ago.And most importantly, he needs to find forgiveness.

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They say you never forget your first love...and it's true.

Eighteen years ago when he was still a boy, Harry made a decision that drove him from the place—and the girl—he loved. Somehow in the ensuing years, he made a new life for himself and found a semblance of peace. Yet the memories of his past and of the warm, carefree girl with the laughing eyes have haunted his every waking moment.

The years were not kind to sweet and pretty Judy Roberts. Forsaken at a tender age, cruelly disowned by her family, she has had to make difficult decisions in order to survive—guarding a shameful secret and damned by an unfairly earned reputation: “born bad.”

Now Harry is coming home. There is grave danger and painful truths here, but he needs to make things right no matter what the cost. More than that, Harry needs to be forgiven—and he can only pray that he's not too late.

About the Author:

Josephine Cox was born in Blackburn, one of ten children. At the age of sixteen, Josephine met and married her husband Ken, and had two sons. When the boys started school, she decided to go to college and eventually gained a place at Cambridge University. She was unable to take this up as it would have meant living away from home, but she went into teaching - and started to write her first full-length novel. She won the `Superwoman of Great Britain' Award, for which her family had secretly entered her, at the same time as her novel was accepted for publication.

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