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Publisher Description

The author of the USA Today and New York Times bestselling novel The Girl Who Came Home has once again created an unforgettable historical novel. Step into the world of Victorian London, where the wealth and poverty exist side by side. This is the story of two long-lost sisters, whose lives take different paths, and the young woman who will be transformed by their experiences.

In 1912, twenty-year-old Tilly Harper leaves the peace and beauty of her native Lake District for London, to become assistant housemother at Mr. Shaw’s Home for Watercress and Flower Girls. For years, the home has cared for London’s flower girls—orphaned and crippled children living on the grimy streets and selling posies of violets and watercress to survive.

Soon after she arrives, Tilly discovers a diary written by an orphan named Florrie—a young Irish flower girl who died of a broken heart after she and her sister, Rosie, were separated. Moved by Florrie’s pain and all she endured in her brief life, Tilly sets out to discover what happened to Rosie. But the search will not be easy. Full of twists and surprises, it leads the caring and determined young woman into unexpected places, including the depths of her own heart.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2015
February 3
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
432
Pages
PUBLISHER
William Morrow Paperbacks
SELLER
HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS
SIZE
4.1
MB

Customer Reviews

Leslie ❤️ ,

A Memory of Violets

I absolutely loved every heartwarming page!

Totts2 ,

A memory of violets

This is the best book I have read this year! So much so, I have read it again. Thank you for sharing this story with the world.

Betty Davidge ,

A Memory of violets

wonderful book. Interest was peeked by the infamous Eliza Doolittle of "my fair lady I couldn't " resist a peak at this book. From the first chapter I was hooked.

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