The country bride.
Publication year: 2020
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: London : HarperCollinsPublishers, 2020.
ISBN: 9780008287825 (hbk.) : 20.00
Summer, Little Creek, 1879. For most of her life, Judy Begg has been a loyal servant at Creek Manor and to Jack Fox, its future lord. But just as their childhood friendship blossoms into a secret engagement he abandons her to join his brother overseas. And with Creek Manor up for sale, Judy and her family lose everything. Devastated, Judy is nonetheless determined to make the best of her life. Resolving to forget about Jack, she battles to keep her family from poverty's door and her mother from the hands of her violent husband. Rob Dorning, the new owner of the manor, seems to be the answer to all of Little Creek's problems, but Judy isn't convinced. Can she trust him to do right by the village? And, when the ghosts of her past resurface, can she find the courage to do what's right for her, as well as her family?
Series title: Village secrets ; 3
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