Book List in Order: 12 titles

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    Set against the backdrop of a country at war, the uplifting tale of an unusual friendship between two very different women. Cornwall 1916. Verity Tregorran, one of the local blacksmith’s nine daughters, is finding it hard to hide her long-term ...


  • The mysterious appearance of an unidentified man leads to difficult questions -- and romance . . . Cornwall, 1911: Young lady’s maid Effie Pengelly is confused and alarmed when charming Constable Alexander Dawes questions her about an unidentif...


  • The new romance from this popular author - Autumn 1909: Edith Trewin, the general maid in the Killivert household, and Miss Alicia, the young lady of the house, are social worlds apart, though they share a streak of independence and intelligence. The...


  • Apprentice seamstresses Maud and Belinda find their days are full of fiddly alterations and difficult customers. But life changes dramatically for the girls in Penzance when the First World War rears its head. Belinda suddenly finds and enjoys a new ...


  • Helena Tregenza has a loving family, beauty, a gift for music and a lively intelligence -- but no one would envy her. A childhood accident destroyed her sight, leaving her with little place in the Edwardian world, confined to the house, an embarrass...


  • Love, life and loss in Edwardian England Victoria Flower, motherless and nearing womanhood, is beginning to chafe against the restrictions of her life as the vicar's only daughter in a remote Cornish mining town. Her honourable and well-meaning fa...


  • Sixteen-year-old Wilhelmina Nicholls has lived all her life in "the Cove," below the Cornish village of Penvarris, isolated from mainstream Cornish society. Now, however, new opportunities beckon in the shape of a position as companion to retired mu...


  • Carrie leaves the familiar terrace in Penvarris to go into service in Penzance. She soon adapts to her employers' little peculiarities, and then to the even stranger life of a clayer's wife in St Austell. But she always keeps Penvarris, and the enigm...


  • A turn-of the century Cornish tin-mining saga. When their mother dies, Katie and Fanny are forced to go into service at Trevarnon House, where Katie is attracted to George Trevarnon. However, nothing comes of this until years later, when Katie, now m...






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    Cornwall, England. 1914. Twin sisters Winnie and Dora are accustomed to conflict. Their fisherman father has always been a controversial figure, stirring up resentment among the locals for his modern fishing techniques. His only ambition for his daug...


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    Two families' fortunes are entwined in this evocative Cornish saga set during the First World War. Lizzie Treloweth is one of ten children. With the outbreak of World War I, their father enlists and the family struggle to run his butcher's shop ...


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    After a startling revelation led "Sprat" Nicholls to break off with her childhood sweetheart, Denzil Vargo, and quarrel with her family, she was determined to get as far away from her native Cornwall as possible -- and London, three hundred miles fro...