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The Petticoat Men

by Barbara Ewing

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The Petticoat Men Synopsis

The Victorian gossipmongers called them The Petticoat Men. But to young Mattie Stacey they are Freddie and Ernest, her gentlemen lodgers. She doesn't care that they dress up in sparkling gowns to attend society balls as 'Fanny and Stella'. She only cares that they are kind to her, make her laugh, and pay their rent on time. Then one fateful night, Fanny and Stella are arrested, and Mattie - outraged but staunch - is dragged into a shocking court trial, hailed in newspapers all over England as 'The Scandal of the Century'.

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ISBN: 9781781859834
Publication date: 4th June 2015
Author: Barbara Ewing
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 480 pages
Primary Genre Historical fiction
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About Barbara Ewing

Barbara Ewing is a New Zealand-born actress and author who lives in London. She is the author of six historical novels, one of which, A Dangerous Vine, was longlisted for the Orange Prize. Visit

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