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The maid's courage
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Domestic fiction. Historical fiction. Household employees -- Fiction. Brothers and sisters -- Fiction. Nuneaton (England) -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Ginny is devastated by the death of her mother, her two little brothers and her sister. On top of that her father is imprisoned for murder, leaving Ginny and little brother Charlie without a home. With nowhere else to turn, she remembers her father's last words - that she can ask the housekeeper of Lamp Hill Hall for help. Soon, Ginny is employed as a laundry maid. However, her beauty and grace mean that she catches the eye of the house's mistress, who raises her up to play lady's maid to the difficult and demanding Miss Diana. With Charlie sickly and in the workhouse, it will take all her strength of heart and courage to bring her family together again.