The Black Candle by Catherine CooksonThe Black Candle by Catherine Cookson

The Black Candle

byCatherine Cookson

Paperback | February 28, 2017

Pricing and Purchase Info

$13.80 online 
$14.99 list price save 7%
Earn 69 plum® points

Ships within 1-2 weeks

Ships free on orders over $25

Available in stores


Yorkshire, 1880s

At nineteen years old, Bridget Dean Mordaunt inherits her father’s candle and blacking factories. Determined to restore the businesses to their former glory, by the time she turns twenty-three she is running them as confidently as any man.

But despite her success, trouble is looming.

When the devious Lionel Filmore enters Bridget’s family life, hoping to marry into her hard-earned wealth, she has to use all of her strength and ingenuity to keep her family together.

Then, when young Lily Whitmore comes to her after her husband – an overseer in one of Bridget’s factories – has wrongly been tried for his brother’s murder, Bridget has no choice but to help. If Lily’s husband didn’t kill his brother, who did?

The decisions Bridget makes will shape the lives of generations to come.

Can her family overcome the darkness of the past to find new happiness?

Catherine Cookson was the original and bestselling saga writer, selling over 100 million copies of her novels. If you like Dilly Court, Katie Flynn or Donna Douglas, you'll love Catherine Cookson.

Catherine Cookson was born in Tyne Dock, the illegitimate daughter of a povertystricken woman, Kate, whom she believed to be her older sister. She began work in service but eventually moved south to Hastings, where she met and married Tom Cookson, a local grammar-school master. Although she was originally acclaimed as a regional writer...
Title:The Black CandleFormat:PaperbackDimensions:608 pages, 7.79 × 5.03 × 1.52 inPublished:February 28, 2017Publisher:TransworldLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0552173606

ISBN - 13:9780552173605

Look for similar items by category:


Rated 5 out of 5 by from another awesome tale by Catherine Cookson! One thing I do love about her novels is the fact that she often protrays very, very STRONG women who are put in situations of adversity. I enjoy reading about their hardships and how they overcome them. She really paints a true picture of Victorian England. Highly recommend this book!!!!
Date published: 2017-07-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from loved this book I could not put this book down, i love all Catherine Cookson books and would recommend this one to anybody.
Date published: 2017-02-28