Father Unknown

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Severn House Publishers, Limited, 2012 - Fiction - 202 pages
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"Keen family history researcher Suzie Fewings is working on her family tree when she meets American Prudence Clayson. Prudence has come to England to find her Puritan ancestors, but is shocked to discover that one of her ancestors was born out of wedlock, to an unmarried mother, in a 'bastardy bond'. Suzie helps her to come to terms with this and offers to assist her with her research--and while they discover more about the treatment of unmarried mothers in previous centuries, Suzie reveals some startling discoveries on her own tree. But soon Suzie has problems in the present day--when she starts to suspect that Millie, her teenage daughter, might be pregnant. But the truth may be darker than she fears ..."--Page [2] of jacket.

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Family researcher Suzie Fewings' peaceful world is about to descend into darkness.Come from America to England to research her ancestors, Prudence Clayson is shocked to discover bastards in the family ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Fay Sampson, three-time nominee for ""The Guardian"" Children's Fiction Prize, is the author of many books, including the Pangur Ban Celtic Fantasies ""Shape-Shifter,"" ""Pangur Ban the White Cat,"" ""Finnglas of the Horses,"" and ""Finnglas and the Stones of Choosing,

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