The Jarrow Trilogy

The Jarrow Trilogy

Janet MacLeod Trotter / Apr 07, 2020

The Jarrow Trilogy Passionate tales of love heartache and survival against the odds The Jarrow Trilogy follows the lives of remarkable heroines and their families from the dire poverty of Victorian dockyards through

  • Title: The Jarrow Trilogy
  • Author: Janet MacLeod Trotter
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  • Page: 224
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  • Passionate tales of love, heartache and survival against the odds, The Jarrow Trilogy follows the lives of 3 remarkable heroines and their families from the dire poverty of Victorian dockyards through the momentous times of the First and Second World Wars to the changed world of 1950s Britain Gripping, emotional and uplifting, the Trilogy is inspired by Catherine Cookson,Passionate tales of love, heartache and survival against the odds, The Jarrow Trilogy follows the lives of 3 remarkable heroines and their families from the dire poverty of Victorian dockyards through the momentous times of the First and Second World Wars to the changed world of 1950s Britain Gripping, emotional and uplifting, the Trilogy is inspired by Catherine Cookson, her mother and grandmother.The Jarrow Lass Brought up on her parents smallholding in Jarrow in the harsh years of the 1870s, selling vegetables to poverty struck Irish labourers such as the unruly McMullens, Rose dreams of the world beyond the grime of the town, a world she glimpsed at a fairytale wedding on the Ravensworth Estate as a child Capturing the heart of handsome and respectable steelworker William Fawcett, it seems her wish for a better life is finally within reach But tragedy strikes, and to save her young family from destitution, Rose must turn to wild John McMullen The Jarrow Lass is the first novel in the Jarrow Trilogy and is inspired by Catherine Cookson s grandmother.A Child of Jarrow To escape her possessive and drunken step father, Kate is sent away from teaming Jarrow to work on the Ravensworth Estate She is soon attracting the attention of charming, headstrong Alexander and dares to dream of a future with him But when Kate discovers herself pregnant and alone she must return to face the wrath of her step father Yet she refuses to give up hope that one day Alexander might return to claim her and their love child Poignant and compelling, A Child Of Jarrow is the second in the Jarrow Trilogy.Return to Jarrow Rebellious Catherine Kitty McMullen, resentful of her mother s new husband and yearning to escape impoverished Jarrow, determines to educate herself Soon streetwise Kitty is a ghost of the past and the well spoken, well read Catherine leaves the north east to follow her dreams But this plucky and romantic heroine encounters hardship and heartbreak on the road to self discovery Return To Jarrow concludes the bestselling trilogy.

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      • Janet MacLeod Trotter

        Janet MacLeod Trotter was brought up in the North East of England with her four brothers, by Scottish parents She is a best selling author of 21 books, including the hugely popular INDIA TEA SERIES, THE JARROW TRILOGY and a childhood memoir, BEATLES CHIEFS, which was featured on BBC Radio Four Her novel, THE HUNGRY HILLS, gained her a place on the shortlist of The Sunday Times Young Writers Award, and the TEA PLANTER S DAUGHTER was longlisted for the RNA Romantic Novel Award A graduate of Edinburgh University, she has been editor of the Clan MacLeod Magazine, a columnist on the Newcastle Journal and has had numerous short stories published in women s magazines Aged 18 she climbed on a bus and went to Kathmandu the result was a mystery novel, THE VANISHING OF RUTH Her second mystery, THE HAUNTING OF KULAH is set on the remote Outer Isles of Scotland Her most recent Scottish historical novel, THE JACOBITE LASS, is based on the epic story of Scottish heroine, Flora MacDonald.


    663 Comments

    1. What an insight!This was some ride! There were good, bad, happy and disturbing moments is this saga, but most of all it was captivating, powerful and thought provoking, a must read.


    2. Janet MacLeod Trotter is an author that I had ever considered reading until my daughter purchased this trilogy for Kindle. I was surprised as not the sort of thing that I would have expected to appeal to her, in fact she thoroughly enjoyed the saga and recommended that I read them. Intrigued especially when I learnt that the story was inspired by the life of Catherine Cookson, the trilogy seemed a good choice for a holiday read. A gripping and historical family saga that spans the late 19C and t [...]


    3. Great readThe story keeps you curious and wanting to read more. Some spots were difficult to read emotionally and kept you hoping for a turn of happier events but it was still a story of courage and determination. A good and real reflection of life's hardships and how, when we run from the truth of the past, it holds one trapped in a vortex of painful illusion.


    4. Really sadReally sad very poor almost unbelievable poverty and misery of another era a real tearful interesting read that you cheer for the good times


    5. Brilliant and gripping . i could not put it down a real page turnerIf you enjoy historical sagas then this a must read . it is loosely based on Catherine cooksons life marvelous



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