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The Edwardian era is coming to an end and in Chester a young maid, Emma, strives to keep her family from poverty. Driven by a desire to avenge the death of her sister, who had committed suicide after falling pregnant and being abandoned by the father, Emma attempts to trace the man responsible. A chance meeting with another young and struggling servant, Alice, introduces Emma to the affluent Waters household and the spirited suffragette, Victoria. As Emma learns of Alice's violent ex-fiance Bert, it becomes apparent the two girls' lives may be linked in more ways than one. And just as Emma begins to find a love of her own, she is drawn into danger as she realises that she may not be the only one seeking revenge.
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'A beautiful compelling love story' Woman's Realm 'A slice of life in the early 1900s...reading it is like sitting up with the gods, spying on people below...Real people. Real emotions. Another excellent book from one of our best saga writers' Historical Novels ReviewSynopsis:
Emma, a young maid in Edwardian Chester, is desperate to avenge the death of her sister Aggie, who committed suicide after falling pregnant and being abandoned. A chance meeting with another young servant, Alice, introduces Emma to the household of Victoria Waters, who is passionately involved in the Suffragette Movement. As Emma and Alice become closer, Emma learns of Alice's destructive and deranged ex-fiance Bert, and it becomes apparent that the girls may be linked in more ways than one. Emma is drawn into danger as she realises she may not be the only one seeking revenge...
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