Rita Bradshaw's passion for the North East grew on visits to family in the area as a child, which inspired her gritty sagas set around Sunderland. Each new book is a top seller, enthusiastically promoted by book shops and supermarkets. A committed Christian and passionate animal lover, Rita's life is always full and busy - the way she likes it!
In One Snowy Night (Macmillan, September 2019), it's 1922 and Ruby Morgan is about to marry her childhood sweetheart. Nothing can mar her happiness… or so she thinks until an unimaginable betrayal by those she loves causes her to flee her home and family one snowy night. Crushed and heartbroken, Ruby vows that despite the odds she will not only survive, but one day will show the ones she left behind that she’s succeeded in making something of herself.