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  • Published: 6 June 2013
  • ISBN: 9781446456217
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 496
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The Workhouse Girl




It takes courage to find the place where you belong. The gripping new novel from the Top Ten Sunday Times bestselling author of The Best of Daughters.

Circumstances force eight-year-old Sarah and her widowed mother to enter the notorious St Giles and St George’s Workhouse.

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

Sarah’s ordeal seems to be over when a sugar mill owner 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.

  • Pub date: 6 June 2013
  • ISBN: 9781446456217
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 496

About the Author

Dilly Court

Dilly Court grew up in North-east London and began her career in television, writing scripts for commercials. She is married with two grown-up children and four grandchildren, and now lives in Dorset on the beautiful Jurassic Coast with her husband. She is the bestselling author of twenty-seven novels.

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Praise for The Workhouse Girl

“An excellent, well-researched read.”

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