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The Loner
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The powerful new bestseller from Josephine Cox -- the nation's favourite storyteller. Home is where the heart is -- but it's also where the pain lies! Young Davie Adams is all alone. Devastated, he flees his hometown of Blackburn to escape the memories of the worst night of his life. With little more than the shirt on his back he sets off on a lonely, friendless road, determined to find his father. Two people are stricken by his departure -- Judy, his childhood friend who is desperate to reveal a secret she has kept close to her heart for so long, and Joseph, his grandfather, who is racked with guilt about that fateful night. Exhausted and afraid, Davie finds friendship and a place to stay but when fate deals him another disastrous blow, he must decide whether to keep running or return to face his demons!
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/ Key title The powerful new bestseller from Josephine Cox -- the nation's favourite storyteller. / Journey's End was a no.1 Sunday Times paperback bestseller and has sold over 400,000 copies in paperback / Jo reguarly tops the charts in both both HB and PB / The Loner was a number 2 bestseller in hardback and has sold over 100,000 copies / The new paperback will be backed by a massive marketing campaign to drive even higher sales and recruit new fans / Major advertising campaign including radio, outdoor and press. / Backed by the Josephine Cox website www.josephinecox.com and newsletter, Chatterbox, which has over 22,000 subscribers from all over the world / Exclusive extract from Jo's new novel publishing February 2008 / Competition: Lesley Pearse

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 gained a place at Cambridge University. She was unable to take this up, 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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Praise for Josephine Cox: 'Cox's talent as a storyteller never lets you escape the spell.' Daily Mail 'Impossible to resist'. Woman's Realm 'Driven and passionate.' Sunday Times

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