Ginny’s drunken father, devastated by the death of her mother and three siblings, ends up imprisoned for murder. Charlie, Ginny’s 8-year-old sickly brother, is taken to the workhouse. Ginny is forced to flee her job and the unwanted advances of the baker. Close to breaking point, her beauty leads her to become Lady’s Maid to the difficult Miss Diana at Lamp Hill Hall. However, all Ginny wants is to find her brother.
Goodwin, one of the top 100 most borrowed authors from UK libraries, provides another must-listen in the form of this heart wrenching tale of one girl's courage and spirit.
“Goodwin is a master of her craft: she excels in writing about the complexity of relationships, the hardships of life, the ties of family and the joys of love and friendship.” LANCARSHIRE EVENING
“Rosie Goodwin excels at tugging-the-heartstrings” LINCOLNSHIRE ECHO