Although there is never any money in the house, Molly McBride makes sure that her three children are rich in love and affection. And when she realises that she is terminally ill, she arranges for Ruby, Billy and Pearl to be taken in at Ignatius House, the local orphanage. Ruby is a rebel at heart and often in trouble with the strict nuns, though always because she is fiercely protecting her younger siblings from bullying and the harsh regime. When she is sixteen, she is forced to marry, but vows to get back Billy and Pearl ...

Ruby McBride 2002, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780340820025


Ruby McBride 2002, Hodder & Stoughton, London

ISBN-13: 9780340820032

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