The Best of Sisters

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Twelve-year-old Eliza Braggs has known little in life but the cold, comfortless banks of the Thames. Living above her uncle’s chandlery she has grown accustomed to a life of penury and servitude, her only comfort the love and protection of her older brother, Bart.

But one day Bart accidentally kills a man and is forced to flee to New Zealand. Alone, barefoot, beaten down and at the mercy of her cruel uncle, Eliza realises that her very survival is at stake...

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Dilly Court grew up in North East London and began her career in commercial television, writing scripts for commercials. She is married with two grown-up children and three grandchildren, and now lives in Dorset on the beautiful Jurassic Coast with her husband and a large, yellow Labrador called Archie. She is also the author of Mermaids Singing.

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"A great painter of word pictures, this author, and her latest is no exception" Buckinghamshire Limited Edition "Another brilliant book from a very talented writer, you will not be disappointed" Bournemouth Daily Echo

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