Annies's Legacy

Annie's Legacy


Annie Jackson's carefree young life changes in postwar Leeds when her widowed mother, Olga, marries Leonard Spode, a local businessman with political ambitions. To the outside world, he's a loving family man but behind closed doors he is violent and abusive.


Yorkshire Evening Press

An excellent book by Ken McCoy

New Zealand Review

Ken McCoy certainly doesn’t write pap. The heroine is no sissy and, boy, does the villain get his come-uppance!

Chester & District Standard

Set in post-war Yorkshire, this is the powerful story of one girl's battle against all that life throws at her and her determination to have the last word

Bradford Telegraph and Argus

A staunchly powerful novel by a local author