Ruby

Ruby

4.5 9
by Marie Maxwell
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

As a former evacuee, feisty Ruby is forced to fend for herself when she returns to her family in London. Set in the aftermath of WW2 and based in Southend, this gripping saga is richly evocative of the period.Special low price for a limited period to discover this new talent.Home is where the heart is…After having lived peacefully in Cambridgeshire as an

Overview

As a former evacuee, feisty Ruby is forced to fend for herself when she returns to her family in London. Set in the aftermath of WW2 and based in Southend, this gripping saga is richly evocative of the period.Special low price for a limited period to discover this new talent.Home is where the heart is…After having lived peacefully in Cambridgeshire as an evacuee, 15-year-old Ruby Blakeley is bought back to reality when her bully of a brother Ray comes to take her home to East London.Far from being welcomed back with open arms, Ruby finds herself being treated as a skivvy by her widowed mother and subject to a tirade of taunts from her two brothers.Things get worse when she becomes pregnant. Unable to tackle her family, Ruby runs away and makes a new start for herself in Southend. But she soon finds she can’t escape her past.A hard-hitting, gritty drama that will appeal to fans of Katie Flynn and Dilly Court.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780007461738
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
06/07/2012
Sold by:
HarperCollins Publishers
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
329,365
File size:
676 KB

Meet the Author

Marie Maxwell was born in London and after living here, there and everywhere, now lives happily by the sea in Essex.
She has written seven other books under the name Bernardine Kennedy and information on Marie and Bernardine is available at: www.bernardinekennedy.com

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >

Ruby 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
??? attacks rubyclan
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Srry ive been grounded alot)) she pads in her amber eyes nurvously flick aound the camp
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Ruby is really red ridding hood and the wolf. -James Austin Charming
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Roars at cats and leaves half the clan ingured, and then goes into woods growling and grumbling
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I would like to speak with you alone.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My mate is having kits at result two HELP!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
*A greenish tom pads in* "im here for deputy*
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Your a stupid fa..ggot. james austin charming is not nor will it ever be a real name. I am the true jac i am older than you and had that name first. Im cooler than you and everyone i meet likes me. Your just an imposter. Look me up on facebook and message me. My ne is JAMES ALLEN CRIBBS and i will not be messed with. Go to he..ll you stupid fa..ggot Bi.tc.h. you probably take it up the .a..ss for a living you fu.c.king hom.o hobo.