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Coming Home to the Four Streets
Coming Home to the Four Streets

Coming Home to the Four Streets

FICTION

512 Pages, 5.75 x 9

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $19.95 (US $19.95) (CA $26.95)

Publication Date: May 2021

ISBN 9781838939069

Rights: US & CA

Head of Zeus US (May 2021)
Head of Zeus

Not Yet Published. Estimated release date: May 2021
 

Overview

The new heart-stopping instalment in the Four Streets saga, from the Sunday Times bestseller Nadine Dorries.Winter is coming to the Four Streets. And so is trouble. In the biting cold there is no work for the men on the docks, no food for their tough, resilient womenfolk to put on the table. Children go hungry. What wouldn't their mothers give for just one cuppa?News comes of a tramp steamer making its slow way through the thick yellow fog of the Mersey. Ready for the men of the Four Streets to siphon off some of its precious cargo: tea, cigarettes, rum, rice, bananas and dried fruit, treasure to store in lucky shed 7 with its broken lock, before being shared out between hungry families.There's just one problem. Copper Frank 'The Skank' Wright and his wife are moving into Tommy and Maura Doherty's old house and Frank is out for some high-profile arrests. Meanwhile, Tommy and Maura have heard the news and are on their way home from Ireland. There is always drama on the Four Streets.

Reviews

"As heart-warming as it is heartbreaking, this novel is unputdownable." â€â€SUNDAY EXPRESS "Angela's Ashes with a scouse accent" â€â€IRISH TIMES "Fabulous characters... gorgeous sentences and sensational plotlines" â€â€WITH LOVE FOR BOOKS "A funny and sometimes shocking saga. I couldn't put it down." â€â€CRISTINA ODONE "Nadine Dorries has quickly established herself as the queen of the Liverpool saga and she is back with a heart-wrenching and captivating new novel." â€â€BOOKISH JOTTINGS

Author Biography

NADINE DORRIES grew up in a working-class family in Liverpool. She spent part of her childhood living on a farm with her grandmother, and attended school in a small remote village in the west of Ireland. She trained as a nurse, then followed with a successful career in which she established and then sold her own business. She is an MP, presently serving as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Department of Health and Social Care, and has three daughters.