Summary

England, 1912, is a place of rigid rules. A chance meeting between scullery maid Lizzy Parker and heiress Evie Creswell is about to break them all....
Their meeting leads to more than an enduring friendship and a new job for Lizzy - it draws her into a world of privilege and intrigue and delivers her into the loving arms of a killer.
Meeting the handsome but mysterious Jack Carlisle, Lizzy begins to fall for him despite rumours he had been involved in the death of Evie's father. As she becomes further embroiled in the dangerous life that Carlisle lives, she must decide if he can be trusted with the life of a close friend and, ultimately, if he is worth the risk to her own.
Perfect for fans of Nadine Dorries, Dilly Court and Annie Murray. The story continues in The Roses of Flanders Field, out now!
Short-listed for RNA Best Historical Novel 2013.
©2016 Terri Nixon (P)2016 Hachette Audio UK
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"This is the kind of novel that makes you look forward to bedtime so you can read some more - an epic true romance story." (Historical Novel Society)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Granny June on 25-12-16

A great start to trilogy

I loved this book the first time I read it and the audio version does not disappoint. Roll on the next 2 in audio and this author's other books too. A good story with accurate historical detail, lots of suspense and characters to love. The narrator manages the accents beautifully and made the people live and breathe so convincingly I could almost see their faces.

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3 out of 5 stars
By JK2 on 07-02-18

Started well then ..

Quite enjoyed the first half then it turned into a rather weird spy story. Disappointing..

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