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A new emotional and gritty drama from the bestselling author of The Throwaway Children. After her mother's death, twenty-year-old Sophie Ross is left orphaned, with only her erstwhile nursemaid and faithful friend, Hannah for company. Penniless and little chance of an income, she looks for work as a governess in London to avoid destitution. But unbeknown to Sophie, her mother instructed Hannah to post a letter to Trescadinnick House in Cornwall upon her death. The letter will be the catalyst that changes Sophie's life forever as she learns of her mother's doomed romance and family she left behind in Cornwall. The Penvarrow family welcomes Sophie into their fold, but the new life she's built is threatened by secrets and lies that soon come to light...
Closing date: 30/06/2019
'A treat from the very first page. I could not put it down!' Historical Novel Society on The Sister of St Croix.
'This book bears powerful witness to a grave injustice' Martin Bell on The Lost Soldier.
'A powerful and moving account of the brutality of war itself' Tony Benn on The Lost Soldier.
Publication date: 09/08/2018
Publisher: Head of Zeus
|Publication date:||9th August 2018|
|Publisher:||Head of Zeus|
|Genres:||Books of the Month, eBook Favourites, Historical Fiction, Sagas and Romance,|
|Categories:||Sagas, Historical fiction,|
Diney Costeloe, the daughter of a London publisher and encouraged by her father, has written stories and poems all her life. Trained as a Primary School teacher, she has worked in the East End of London, in Somerset and in the private sector. To date she has published ten romantic novels under the name of Diney Delancey, several short stories in magazines and on the radio, and many articles and poems. She has three children who have now left home and she and her husband and dog, share their time between their home in Somerset and their ...More About Diney Costeloe