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The summer maiden / Dilly Court.

By: Court, Dilly [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Court, Dilly, River maid: book 2.Publisher: Long Preston : Magna, 2019Edition: Large print edition.Description: 456 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780750546928; 0750546921.Subject(s): Man-woman relationships -- Fiction | Families -- Fiction | Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction. | Large type books.Online resources: Click here to access online Summary: Wapping, London, 1873. When Carrie Manning's father dies unexpectedly, her family is plunged into mourning. The curtains are drawn, the clocks stopped and with an increasing feeling of dread, Carrie learns that the family's fortunes have floundered. A life of destitution beckons. Their last ship is lost at sea, and until it finds safe passage, Carrie has no choice but to seek work with the Colvilles, a rival family who reap the rewards from her father's ruin. Dependent on the Colvilles' pity, Carrie becomes a companion to Maria, the youngest granddaughter. But on a quest to help Maria, Carrie unearths devastating secrets between the families.
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Wapping, London, 1873. When Carrie Manning¿s father dies unexpectedly, her family is plunged into mourning. The curtains are drawn, the clocks stopped and with an increasing feeling of dread, Carrie learns that the family¿s fortunes have floundered. A life of destitution beckons. Their last ship is lost at sea, and until it finds safe passage, Carrie has no choice but to seek work with the Colvilles, a rival family who reap the rewards from her father¿s ruin. Dependent on the Colvilles¿ pity, Carrie becomes a companion to Maria, the youngest granddaughter. But on a quest to help Maria, Carrie unearths devastating secrets between the families.

Wapping, London, 1873. When Carrie Manning's father dies unexpectedly, her family is plunged into mourning. The curtains are drawn, the clocks stopped and with an increasing feeling of dread, Carrie learns that the family's fortunes have floundered. A life of destitution beckons. Their last ship is lost at sea, and until it finds safe passage, Carrie has no choice but to seek work with the Colvilles, a rival family who reap the rewards from her father's ruin. Dependent on the Colvilles' pity, Carrie becomes a companion to Maria, the youngest granddaughter. But on a quest to help Maria, Carrie unearths devastating secrets between the families.

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