Books The Best Catherine Cookson Books  

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List of the best Catherine Cookson books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Catherine Cookson is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. Though not a household name, Cookson was the most widely read novelist in the U.K., with book sales over 100 million. If you're a huge fan of her work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Catherine Cookson who want to know which novels they should start reading first. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out her work if you're a big reader.

This list features Tilly Trotter, The Black Velvet Crown, and more. What are Catherine Cookson's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.
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The Mallen litter is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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The rag nymph is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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The Dwelling Place is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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Tilly Trotter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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The Moth is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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The Mallen streak is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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The Mallen girl is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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My Beloved Son is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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The Man Who Cried is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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Color-Blind is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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The fifteen streets is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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The Tide of Life is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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The Cinder Path is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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The Black Velvet Gown is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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Dinner of Herbs is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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Kate Hannigan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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The bonny dawn is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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The Round Tower is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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Fenwick houses is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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The Black Candle is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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The silent lady is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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Fanny McBride is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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Just a Saying is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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The golden straw is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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The Harrogate secret is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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Kate Mulholland is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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The upstart is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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Pure as the lily is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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The iron façade is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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A house divided is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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The cultured handmaiden is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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Justice is a Woman is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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The bondage of love is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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The Blind Years is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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Rooney is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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Maggie Rowan is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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Heritage of folly is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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House of men is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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The lady on my left is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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The Devil and Mary Ann is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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The Branded Man is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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The solace of sin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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The obsession is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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The Hamiltons is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books
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The simple soul, and other sto... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Catherine Cookson Books