Margaret Dickinson

About Margaret

Born in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, Margaret Dickinson moved to the coast at the age of seven and so began her love for the sea and the Lincolnshire landscape. Her ambition to be a writer began early and she had her first novel published at the age of twenty-five. This was followed by many further titles including Plough the Furrow,Sow the Seed and Reap the Harvest, which make up her Lincolnshire Fleethaven Trilogy. She is also the author of Fairfield Hall, Jenny's War and The Clippie Girls. Margaret is a Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller.

Margaret Dickinson

Books by Margaret Dickinson

The Miller's Daughter
The Miller's Daughter
Daughters of Courage
Daughters of Courage
The Buffer Girls
The Buffer Girls
Red Sky in the Morning
Red Sky in the Morning
Suffragette Girl
Suffragette Girl
Sons and Daughters
Sons and Daughters
Welcome Home
Welcome Home
Sow the Seed
Sow the Seed
Reap The Harvest
Reap The Harvest
Plough the Furrow
Plough the Furrow
Pride of the Courtneys
Pride of the Courtneys
Portrait of Jonathan
Portrait of Jonathan
Lifeboat!
Lifeboat!
Beloved Enemy
Beloved Enemy
The Road to Hell
The Road to Hell
Brackenbeck
Brackenbeck
Abbeyford
Abbeyford
Abbeyford Inheritance
Abbeyford Inheritance
Abbeyford Remembered
Abbeyford Remembered
Christmas Fireside Stories
Christmas Fireside Stories
Tangled Threads
Tangled Threads
Twisted Strands
Twisted Strands
Sing As We Go
Sing As We Go
Fairfield Hall
Fairfield Hall
Without Sin
Without Sin
Pauper's Gold
Pauper's Gold
Wish Me Luck
Wish Me Luck
The Clippie Girls
The Clippie Girls
Jenny's War
Jenny's War
The River Folk
The River Folk
The Fisher Lass
The Fisher Lass
The Tulip Girl
The Tulip Girl
The Fisher Lass
The Fisher Lass
Chaff Upon the Wind
Chaff Upon the Wind
Forgive and Forget
Forgive and Forget

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The Clippie Girls read by Julia Franklin

The Clippie Girls read by Julia Franklin

Sisters in love. A family at war. A city in peril.

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Ann Dover reads from Fairfield Hall by Margaret Dickinson

Ann Dover reads from Fairfield Hall by Margaret Dickinson

Listen to an extract from the audiobook for Fairfield Hall by Margaret Dickinson, read by Anne Dover. A matter of honour. A sense of duty. A time for courage.

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Ann Dover reads from Wish Me Luck by Margaret Dickinson

Ann Dover reads from Wish Me Luck by Margaret Dickinson

Listen to an extract from Wish Me Luck by Margaret Dickinson, read by Anne Dover.Love and laughter, tears and courage in a time of war.

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Anne Dover reads from Pauper's Gold by Margaret Dickinson

Anne Dover reads from Pauper's Gold by Margaret Dickinson

Listen to an extract from Pauper's Gold by Margaret Dickinson, read by Anne Dover.A story of love and survival set in the cotton mills of Derbyshire

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Dear Reader: a letter from Margaret Dickinson

Dear Reader: a letter from Margaret Dickinson

"I soon realized that this story was going to be more than one book and in fact it became a trilogy – the story of three generations of women."

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Listen to a clip from The Tulip Girl by Margaret Dickinson, read by Julia Franklin

Listen to a clip from The Tulip Girl by Margaret Dickinson, read by Julia Franklin

Abandoned outside an orphanage as a newborn baby, spirited Maddie March has had to fight her way through life. So when she finds a home at Few Farm with Frank Brackenbury and his household, she welcomes the chance for a fresh start.

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Listen to a clip from Welcome Home by Margaret Dickinson, read by Anne Dover

Listen to a clip from Welcome Home by Margaret Dickinson, read by Anne Dover

Neighbours Edie Kelsey and Lil Horton have been friends for over twenty years, sharing the joys and sorrows of a tough life as the wives of fishermen in Grimsby. So it was no surprise that their children were close and that Edie's son, Frank, and Lil's daughter, Irene, would fall in love ...

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Listen to an extract from Forgive and Forget by Margaret Dickinson, read by Anne Dover

Listen to an extract from Forgive and Forget by Margaret Dickinson, read by Anne Dover

Polly Longden’s china-doll looks belie a strong and fiery personality. When typhoid strikes her home city of Lincoln, she needs every ounce of that strength in order to cope. With the death of her mother, thirteen-year-old Polly has to give up her ambition of becoming a teacher to care for ...

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Listen to an extract from Twisted Strands

Listen to an extract from Twisted Strands

The compelling sequel to the top-selling Lincolnshire saga Tangled Threads, this is a captivating story of love, war and courage.

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Nicolette McKenzie reads from Sons and Daughters by Margaret Dickinson

Nicolette McKenzie reads from Sons and Daughters by Margaret Dickinson

Sweeping from the early 1920s through to the end of World War II, SONS AND DAUGHTERS is a compelling, traditional saga set against the Lincolnshire landscape that Margaret Dickinson portrays so well.

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Nicolette McKenzie reads from Suffragette Girl by Margaret Dickinson

Nicolette McKenzie reads from Suffragette Girl by Margaret Dickinson

A rich, vivid saga of love, loss and redemption, set during the years spanning two world wars.

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Margaret Dickinson on Sheffield’s ‘buffer girls’

Margaret Dickinson on Sheffield’s ‘buffer girls’

Bestselling author Margaret Dickinson tells us about the women of Sheffield’s cutlery industry in the 19th and 20th century, who inspired her latest novel, The Buffer Girls. 

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The Clippie Girls read by Julia Franklin

The Clippie Girls read by Julia Franklin

Sisters in love. A family at war. A city in peril.

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