Take a journey across America with a poor Victorian flower girl in her epic journey to a better life, from the internationally bestselling author Lesley Pearse
As voted by readers as their favourite Lesley Pearse novel
One good deed takes her into another world . . .
Sixteen-year-old Matilda is a poor Covent Garden flower girl until the day she saves the life of Tabitha, a minister's daughter. Welcomed into Tabitha's family, Matilda is offered the chance of a lifetime.
She leaves behind London's slums and enters the darkest corners of New York. Traveling across the vast plains to the Wild West, she finds herself in San Francisco, a city in the grip of the gold rush.
Streetwise and strong-willed, Matilda forges a new life for herself and Tabitha among pioneers like Captain James Russell - a man to whom she is deeply attracted.
Yet a civil war will soon rip apart this new nation . . .
Can Matilda and those she loves brave separation and carry on, never looking back?
'With characters it is impossible not to care about . . . this is storytelling at its very best' Daily Mail
'Heart-warming and evocative . . . a real delight to read' Sun
'Lose yourself in this epic saga' Bella
'Utterly riveting, brilliant' Closer
'An emotional and moving epic you won't forget in a hurry' Woman's Weekly
The courageous tale of a poor Victorian flower girl, who makes an epic journey from London across a vast and wild America . . .
As voted by readers as their favourite Lesley Pearse novel, Never Look Back is by the international NO.1 BESTSELLING author.
With characters it is impossible not to care about . . . this is storytelling at its very best
An emotional and moving epic you won't forget in a hurry
Read on for the exclusive first two chapters of million copy bestselling author Lesley Pearse's new novel Suspects, out on 24th June 2021.
One good deed takes her into another world . . . Never Look Back was voted by readers as their favourite novel by the international bestseller Lesley Pearse. Read on for an excerpt.