A Pearl for My Mistress

My debut novel, due in August 2017. Perfect for the lovers of British historical fiction, Sarah Waters and Upstairs Downstairs.Perfect for the lovers of British historical fiction, Sarah Waters and Upstairs Downstairs.

England, 1934. Hester Blake, an ambitious girl from an industrial Northern town, finds a job as a lady’s maid in a small aristocratic household.

Despite their impressive title and glorious past, the Fitzmartins are crumbling under the pressures of the new century. And in the cold isolation of these new surroundings, Hester ends up hopelessly besotted with her young mistress, Lady Lucy.

Accompanying Lucy on her London Season, Hester is plunged into a heady and decadent world. But hushed whispers of another war swirl beneath the capital… and soon, Hester finds herself the keeper of some of society’s most dangerous secrets…”

Reviews:

‘A gorgeous, elegant and well-researched book’ –

Crystal King, the author of Feast of Sorrow.
‘I honestly can’t put into words how much I enjoyed reading this book!’ – Lots of Livres.
‘The contrasting lives of upstairs and downstairs are brilliantly drawn and the language is spot on for the era. If like me you love reading about The Mitford Sisters then this little gem will be right up your street.’ – Lisa Reads Books.
This is perfect for those seeking a romantic historical fiction and for those with an interest in the upheavals of the 30s’ – Poppy Coburn.

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