General fiction, Family stories, Historical fiction, Romance
Synthetic audio, Automated braille
Two sisters search for love while dealing with an overbearing father in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Liverpool in this touching historical saga. It&’s the dawn of the twentieth century, but Anna and Dorrie Furlong, young daughters of a Liverpudlian ship captain with archaic… ideals, are expected to remain at home in Everton until they are wedded. Dorrie, beautiful and popular, with multiple admirers, is content to do this, but idealistic, intelligent Anna hates her narrow life and longs for freedom and independence. As both sisters struggle against their situations, love will find them as if by accident, and after much hardship and sadness, they will both begin to realize where true happiness lies . . . Perfect for fans of Katie Flynn, Helen Forrester, and Lyn Andrews.