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A winner of the Romantic Novelists' Award. In a small Lancashire cotton town in the 1930s, Daisy Bell is 26, still a spinster, heiress to her mother's potato-pie shop, and resigned to a lonely old age. But toiling over the bakehouse fire, she dreams of a world of glamour and romance.
Marie Joseph was born in Lancashire and was educated at Blackburn High School for Girls. Before her marriage she was in the Civil Service. She now lives in Middlesex with her husband, a retired chartered Engineer, and they have two married daughters and eight grandchildren. Marie Joseph began her writing career as a short-story writer and she now uses her Northern background to enrich her bestselling novels. Down-to-earth characters bring a vivid authenticity to her stories, which were written with both humour and poignancy. Her novel: A Better World Than This won the 1987 Romantic Novelist's Association Major Award.
Winner of Romantic Novelists' Association Award 1987.