"Rosie" is a compelling novel by the bestselling author Lesley Pearse. Her brutal, violent family will be the death of her...Without a mother, Rosie is at the mercy of her father and thuggish brothers. Then one day a friend comes to the farm in the form of cockney housekeeper Heather Farley. But soon enough Heather vanishes, abandoning Rosie to her fate. Only when Thomas Farley comes to find his sister several years later, does Rosie learn the terrible truth about Heather - and her family. Running away from home, she finds herself pursued by the man who brought ruin on her family. Is he out to get her too? Or could he have some other reason for chasing her? Lesley Pearse, author of the UK and international best-sellers "Stolen" and "Belle", tells a captivating and powerful story of family and secrets in her compelling novel "Rosie". If you like Susan Lewis, you'll love Lesley Pearse. Praise for Lesley Pearse: "With characters it is impossible not to care about ...this is storytelling at its very best". ("Daily Mail"). "Lose yourself in this epic saga". ("Bella"). "An emotional and moving epic you won't forget in a hurry". ("Woman's Weekly"). With her gripping and moving storylines best-selling author Lesley Pearse has captured the imaginations of millions in the UK and abroad. Her other titles "The Promise", "A Lesser Evil", "Till We Meet Again", "Secrets", "Charlie", "Father Unknown", "Gypsy", "Trust Me", "Faith", "Never Look Back", "Remember Me" and "Hope" are also available as Penguin paperbacks. Lesley lives near Bristol and has three daughters and two grandchildren.