Set in the vibrant, teeming streets of Victorian Liverpool, Audrey Howard's new novel is an enthralling story of two women who triumph over the worst life can throw at them.
Audrey Howard was born in Liverpool in 1929. Before she began to write she had a variety of jobs, among them hairdresser, model, shop assistant, cleaner and civil servant. In 1981, while living in Australia, she wrote the first of her bestselling novels. She lives in St Anne`s on Sea, her childhood home.
'Her thousands of fans recognise the artistry of a true storyteller' -- Lancashire Life 'Poignant and well plotted, this is the book to curl up with to shut out troubles' -- Women's Realm on BEYOND THE SHINING WATER 'This saga is, like all of Audrey Howard's books, compelling and memorable... a joy to read.' -- The Historical Novels Review on A PLACE CALLED HOPE 'A compelling and well-paced tale' -- Coventry Evening Telegraph on A FLOWER IN SEASON 'A fast-moving glorious story... The story twists and turns. As ever, Audrey Howard treats us to lovely details... It is so sad, sweet and lively too... Another true gem, just as is expected of this glorious, twenty-seventh novel, by a wonderful author.' -- North Wales Chronicle on WHISPERS ON THE WATER 'Howard's timeless story of love and betrayal is sure to enchant her army of loyal readers' -- Lancashire Evening Post on PAINTED HIGHWAY