FOR BETTER, FOR WORSE - Belfast 1946. Deserted by the father of her unborn child, Eileen Ross has not married Johnny Clearly for love. Handsome, devoted and eight years her senior, he offers Eileen respectability rather than happiness. Her sister Claire vows to do things differently - and the magic of romance with Michael O'Hara is all she dreamed it would be. Or might it perhaps be the other way round?...PLAYING WITH FIRE - In Jim Brady, Susan Cummings has found a man who is perfect marriage material: tall, good-looking, decent and caring.
But love never runs smooth and in Belfast in the late 1950s it is as rough as it's possible to be. For Jim is a Catholic and Susan knows that her Protestant parents will never accept such a union. When the inevitable happens, Susan learns that she has a number of other suitors keen to comfort her. She doesn't know how her future will play outt - but she knows one thing: she's playing with fire...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 512 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 16/01/1997
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780751517941