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Publisher's Summary

The third book in the stunning River Maid series from Sunday Times best seller Dilly Court

Standing on London’s Victoria docks with the wind biting through her shawl, Rose Munday realises she’s been abandoned by her sweetheart. 

She had risked everything to get to London, but, stumbling through the pea-soup fog, she has nowhere to go and no one to turn to.

Scared and alone, Rose steps straight into danger, only to be rescued by two women with even less to their names - a woman of the night and her young sidekick, Sparrow. With only a cluster of love letters to her name and all hope of her sweetheart’s return fading, Rose finds herself forging a new life with her unlikely companions.

But when a good deed turns sour, a dangerous enemy threatens to ruin them all. Will Rose be able to save her new friends and her future? If she can, a Christmas gift awaits that will change her life forever.... 

©2018 Dilly Court (P)2018 HarperCollins Publishers

Critic Reviews

"Feisty female characters to fall in love with in a spirited, adventurous novel." (Sunday Express)

"As always Dilly keeps you absorbed right to the end." (Choice)

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loved it

Like all Dilly's books couldn't put it down. Loved the character especially Sparrow. Definitely recommend.

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Another great book from Dilly Court

Loved it, Love Dilly Court and Annie Aldington so easy to listen to always leaves me wanting more.

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  • barbara
  • 23-12-2019

The Christmas Rose

Another lovely story written by Dilly Court and read so well by Annie Aldington once again. I absolutely loved it and do hope that you will write a sequel to let us know how Rose’s life turns out!

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  • Lezzel
  • 21-06-2019

A brilliant story

Loved this book. Keeps you wanting more!! couldn't stop lIsteaming to it. brilliantl Dilly Court.

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  • Joan K.
  • 14-01-2019

Another great read by Dilly Court

Story just kept getting better as I read, could'nt predict the ending, kept the reader interested until the end

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  • Dave
  • 07-11-2018

lovely story

I thoroughly enjoyed the whole saga. just would like the series to continue. more please

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  • Anonymous User
  • 05-11-2018

Loved the 3 books

Great series kept me totally engrossed from start to finish. Can't wait for Dilly's next book.

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