Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Book Spotlight of The Workhouse Girl by Dilly Court
The Workhouse Girl by Dilly Court
Eight-year-old Sarah has never known a place to call home. Circumstances force Sarah and her widowed mother to enter the notorious St Giles and St George’s Workhouse. When her mother dies in childbirth, the independent-minded Sarah falls foul of the workhouse master, Trigg, and his cruel wife. Sarah’s ordeal seems to be over when a sugar mill owner takes her into his home. But her wealthy benefactor reports Trigg and his wife. And blaming Sarah for their misfortune, in a fit of revenge, the couple decide to take the law into their own hands.