Sunday, 24 March 2013

'The Workhouse Girl' by Dilly Court

Release date: 6th June 2013
Published by: Arrow
ISBN No: 978 0099562597
Circumstances force eight-year-old Sarah Scrase and her widowed mother Ellen to enter St Giles and St George's Workhouse in Bloomsbury.

When Ellen dies in childbirth, an independent-minded, spirited Sarah falls foul of the workhouse master Trigg and his cruel wife.

Sarah's ordeal seems to be over when philanthropist and sugar mill owner James Arbuthnot takes her into his home.

But her wealthy benefactor reports Trigg and his wife. And blaming Sarah for their misfortune, in a fit of revenge the couple decide to take the law into their own hands.

Copyright: Amazon Synopsis

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