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Rag-and-Bone Christmas

by Dilly Court

Books of the Month Family Drama Historical Fiction Sagas and Romance

LoveReading View on Rag-and-Bone Christmas

With enough family drama and romance to please the most fervid romantic saga novel fan. This would also make a perfect gift as it starts and finishes at Christmas, with all the turmoil and excitement that the year between brings. As Sally Suggs struggles to continue the family rag-and-bone round in 1865, help comes from unexpected quarters. Sally is feisty, compassionate, and thoughtful, with two men quite obviously interested in her, she has a number of difficult decisions to make. Author Dilly Court has been writing novels for 15 years, and this is her 40th novel. She skilfully creates a story that gathers interesting characters, intrigue, and historical atmosphere to its heart. Rag-and-Bone Christmas is a warm-hearted, page-turning, festive feast of a novel.

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Rag-and-Bone Christmas Synopsis

Don't miss the brand-new festive saga from the No.1 Sunday Times bestselling author Dilly Court!

Paradise Row, London. December 1865.

Snow is falling fast and Sally Suggs is working tirelessly to bring in enough money to keep bread on the table. Her father, a skilled rag-and-bone man, has fallen ill and now Sally has taken up his trade.

But this is a man's world and competition is fierce, and Sally's rival Finn Kelly always seems to be one step ahead. Her family's one valuable possession is their horse, Flower, yet with no one to protect them, London's underbelly of black-market traders circle closer.

Sally needs to find help in the most unexpected places if they are to survive...

Rag-and-Bone Christmas Reader Reviews

In addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of our Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review this title. You can click here to read the full reviews.

Another beautiful book from Dilly Court. Full review

Kate Thacker

This was such a good story with strong characters and a powerful plot. Well worth reading. Full review

maxine broadbent

An enjoyable easy read, historical romance, based around the Rag and Bone trade in London. Lovely descriptions of working class life at the time with romance and intrigue thrown in. Full review

Glenda Worth

A Christmas read that warms the heart. Full review

Alison Bradbury

What a heart-warming and beautiful story. Full review

Salma Bibi

A heart-warming story of how one woman fights to save her, and her father during difficult times with plenty of romance thrown in. Full review

Lisa Rowsell

Rag-and-Bone Christmas Press Reviews

Praise for Dilly Court:

'Feisty female characters to fall in love with in a spirited, adventurous novel' Sunday Express

'Dilly Court's latest novel is another page-turner that will keep you gripped to the end - 5 stars' The People's Friend

'As always Dilly keeps you absorbed right to the end' Choice

'A rollicking, fast-paced adventure with a hint of romance!' My Weekly

'Spellbinding . . . you just keep turning the pages' Daily Mail

'A fast-paced, riveting read' Sunday Express

'A heart-warming, fast-paced story that will keep you gripped till the end' The People's Friend

'Feisty female characters to fall in love with in a spirited, adventurous novel' Sunday Express

'Atmospheric, vivid and compelling' My Weekly

'An excellent, well-researched read' People's Friend

'Perfect for Downton Abbey fans ... heart-tugging' Peterborough Telegraph

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9780008287870
Publication date: 15/10/2020
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780008287894
Publication date: 15/10/2020
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Audiobook

Book Information

ISBN: 9780008287870
Publication date: 15th October 2020
Author: Dilly Court
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 528 pages
Genres: Books of the Month, Family Drama, Historical Fiction, Sagas and Romance,
Categories: Sagas, Historical romance,

About Dilly Court

Dilly Court is a Sunday Times bestselling author of over thirty-five novels. She 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.

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