THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER. A RICHARD AND JUDY BOOKCLUB PICK. "Utterly engrossing". (Guardian). It is wash-day for the housemaids at Longbourn House, and Sarah's hands are chapped and raw.
Domestic life below stairs, ruled with a tender heart and an iron will by Mrs Hill the housekeeper, is about to be disturbed by the arrival of a new footman, bearing secrets and the scent of the sea.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 448 pages
- Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/01/2014
- Category: Historical fiction
- ISBN: 9780552779517