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A compelling saga set in turn-of-the-century London by the author of Mermaids Singing

'I aint always going to be poor, I made me mind up to that.'

Dismissed from her position as housemaid under a cloud of misunderstanding, Tilly True is forced to return home. But Tilly is determined to make something of her life and, rather than admit the truth to her poverty-stricken family, she sets out once more in search of employment.

Her journey takes her to the London law courts, a grim parsonage in one of the most notorious parts of the East End and a house of ill-repute. But when she falls for the dangerous charms of Barnaby Palgrave, Tilly soon finds that her troubles have only just begun ...

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    9781784752538

    February 15, 2017

    Arrow

    528 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • EBook

    9781446472699

    March 31, 2011

    Cornerstone Digital

    528 pages

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