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  • Published: 8 August 2019
  • ISBN: 9781784752583
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 592
  • RRP: $19.99
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A Mother's Promise




An enthralling new saga set in turn-of-the-twentieth-century London from the author of The Constant Heart.

When Hetty Huggins made a promise to her dying mother that she would look after her younger sister and brothers, little did she know how difficult this would be. But despite the threat of being turned out onto the streets by the unscrupulous tallyman and the never-ending struggle just to exist, Hetty is determined her family will never starve or want for a roof over their heads.

Longing for something better out of life than the daily grind of making matchboxes for a pittance, she dreams of setting up her own business. With the help of friends she sells hot potatoes on the streets and things begin to look up for them all. But when the tallyman comes calling, they are faced once more with a future full of hardship and despair ...

  • Pub date: 8 August 2019
  • ISBN: 9781784752583
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 592
  • RRP: $19.99

About the Author

Dilly Court

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 bestselling author of twenty-seven novels.

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