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Salt of the Earth

Lucy Piddock meets Arthur Goodrich, solid and reliable, a stonemason and regular
churchgoer. As far as her family and friends are concerned, Arthur appears to be
the ideal match. But he is prone to one calamity after another - hardly the man
of her dreams - and Lucy remains lukewarm. Unbeknownst to Arthur, she holds out
for Dickie Dempster, the dashing guard she fancies who works on the newly
constructed railway.  Prompted by Lucy's rejection and another row with his
father, Arthur leaves home in Brierley Hill to seek a new life - and perhaps
even a new love - in Bristol, leaving Lucy free to pursue her dream of happiness
with Dickie Dempster.   Only when tragedy strikes does Lucy begin to
understand which way her true feelings lie. By which time it is surely too late
. . .'It's about time a man wrote romantic fiction - Michael Taylor does it
superbly.' Edwina Currie


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