Rosie's family doesn't have much money, but she's rich in other ways and when Danny Walsh asks her to walk out with him, it's a dream come true. Soon they are married, but Danny's young brother Phelan runs away to join the uprising of Easter 1916, and Danny has no choice but to find his brother and bring him home. Before he can be released, Danny must swear to take his place. He takes Rosie and their daughter to Birmingham, where with the threat of discovery ever present, their love for each other is tested to the utmost limit.
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Anne Bennett was born in the Horsefair district of Birmingham. The daughter of Roman Catholic Irish immigrants, she grew up in a tight-knit community. For many years she taught in schools to the north of Birmingham, before an accident put paid to that career. This gave her the chance to write full time. She has four children and four grandchildren. In 2006, after sixteen years in a wheelchair, Anne was able to walk again.Review:
`Anne Bennett draws on her own background to give emotional depth to an affecting story populated with rich, beautifully drawn characters' Choice`[Anne Bennett is] blessed with a vivid imagination and a natural aptitude for writing' Daily Post`The beauty of Anne's books is that they are about normal people and are sewn through with human emotions which affect us all' Birmingham Post
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