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Home is where life begins and love never ends.

She longed to be reunited with her family. The compelling new novel from the Sunday Times top ten bestselling author of The Workhouse Girl.

Eleven-year-old Stella Barry is forced into service when her family find themselves living hand-to-mouth.

Leaving her mother and younger brother and sister behind, Stella goes to a big country house outside London. When she returns home one Sunday, she discovers they have disappeared. Thrown out of their lodgings, no one knows where they have gone.

Seven years later it looks likely Stella will soon become Cook. But circumstances compel her to flee with no references and only a few personal possessions to her name.

She has never forgotten her loving family and is determined to find out what happened to them – once and for all.

Reviews

Perfect for Downton Abbey fans ... heart-tugging.

Peterborough Telegraph

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  • Paperback

    9780099574934

    March 15, 2014

    Arrow

    480 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • EBook

    9781448135592

    November 7, 2013

    Cornerstone Digital

    480 pages

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