The Mill Girl

by Rosie Goodwin

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The Mill Girl Synopsis

Love, family and survival ...Life is tough on the cobbled backstreet courtyards of Abbey Street, Warwickshire, in the 1840s: boys are destined for the pit and girls for the mill. Despite this, clever, feisty Maryann is happy there - until her mother dies. Her family collapses, leaving Maryann coping with everything, exhausted and lonely. Especially as Toby, the boy she is set on marrying, insists they wait. When things are at their bleakest, Maryann is offered a lifeline: a position as nanny to the daughter of the mill owner, Wesley Marshall. Though the house is filled with secrets and heartache, there is kindness, too, and to Maryann's surprise she grows close to Marshall. But their relationship has not gone unnoticed and it threatens to unleash a world of problems on them all ...A warm and captivating story of fighting for love in the face of adversity, from much-loved author Rosie Goodwin.

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The Mill Girl Press Reviews

'Goodwin is a master of her craft: she excels in writing about the complexity of relationships, the hardships of life, the ties of family and the joys of love and friendship.' Lancashire Evening Post

 

'Rosie Goodwin excels at tugging-the-heartstrings' Lincolnshire Echo

 

'Rosie is a talented storyteller.' -- Dee Williams

 

'The new Catherine Cookson.' Coventry Evening Telegraph

 

'A gifted writer. Tells a cracking story and does so with an insight into people that is rarely found.' Nottingham Evening Post

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9781472101754
Publication date: 12/02/2015
Publisher: Corsair an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781472101747
Publication date: 06/11/2014
Publisher: Canvas an imprint of Constable and Robinson
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781472101754
Publication date: 12th February 2015
Author: Rosie Goodwin
Publisher: Corsair an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 448 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Sagas and Romance,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Rosie Goodwin

Rosie Goodwin has written a number of bestselling classic, contemporary and historical sagas. She worked in social services for many years. She lives near Nuneaton with her husband and their three dogs. Rosie is now rated amongst the top 100 most borrowed library authors in the UK.

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