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Dilly Court, Read by Annie Aldington

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Narrated By: Annie Aldington

Duration: 11 hours and 8 minutes

What to expect

A heartwarming and gripping novel from No. 1Sunday Times bestselling author, Dilly Court.

Clara held onto the precious button, glimmering like a jewel in the dark alleyways of London’s notorious Seven Dials. She needed to save her family… but who was going to save her?

There was a time when the Carter sisters’ father was their hero. Now he’s a drunk who’s gambled away everything they had and put them all in peril. It's on Clara's shoulders to save the four sisters from destitution. Clutching her precious button box, the only thing of value they have left, Clara dreams of starting a shop that could put a roof over their heads and keep them safe…

But in debt to the terrifying Patches Braggs, leader of one of the East End's roughest gangs, Clara is in fear for her life. When a mysterious benefactor seems to offer an escape, Clara realizes too late that it comes at a terrible price…

Cheated, abandoned and alone – can Clara save her family and hold onto her dreams?

Genre

Generational sagas, Historical fiction

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Praise for Dilly Court:

‘Feisty female characters to fall in love with in a spirited, adventurous novel’ Sunday Express

‘Dilly Court’s latest novel is another page-turner that will keep you gripped to the end – 5 stars’ The People’s Friend

‘As always Dilly keeps you absorbed right to the end’ Choice

‘A rollicking, fast-paced adventure with a hint of romance!’ My Weekly

‘Spellbinding . . . you just keep turning the pages’ Daily Mail

‘A fast-paced, riveting read’ Sunday Express

‘A heart-warming, fast-paced story that will keep you gripped till the end’ The People’s Friend

‘Feisty female characters to fall in love with in a spirited, adventurous novel’ Sunday Express

‘Atmospheric, vivid and compelling’ My Weekly

‘An excellent, well-researched read’ People’s Friend

‘Perfect for Downton Abbey fans … heart-tugging’ Peterborough Telegraph