The brand new compelling novel from the Sunday Times bestseller, Dilly Court. Lottie Lane is all alone in the world. As a chambermaid at one of London's busiest inns, condemned to a life of drudgery and at the mercy of a vicious landlady, Lottie is too worn out to even dream of a better life. Until one night an injured soldier is brought to The Swan. Lottie nurses him back from the dead and suddenly everything changes. She finds herself following the drum of the soldiers, all the way from the docks of Chatham to the darkness and despair of a far flung battlefield. When tragedy strikes, Lottie is alone once more and thrown back into the jaws of London's streets. With the threat of destitution nipping at her heels, Lottie is in dire need of a miracle ...
Closing date: 03/07/2018
Praise for Dilly Court: 'A fast-paced, riveting read
'A heart-warming, fast-paced story that will keep you gripped till the end'
's Friend 'As always Dilly keeps you absorbed right to the end'
'A rollicking, fast-paced adventure with a hint of romance!'
'Spellbinding ... you just keep turning the pages'
'Atmospheric, vivid and compelling'
'An excellent, well-researched read'
's Friend 'Perfect for Downton Abbey fans ... heart-tugging'
Publication date: 16/06/2016
Publisher: Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
|Publication date:||16th June 2016|
|Publisher:||Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Sagas and Romance,|
|Categories:||Sagas, Historical fiction,|
Dilly Court grew up in North-east London and began her career in television, writing scripts for commercials. She is married with two grown-up children and four grandchildren, and now lives in Dorset on the beautiful Jurassic Coast with her husband. She is the author of seventeen novels and also writes under the name of Lily Baxter.More About Dilly Court