The Sewing Machine has sold over 100k ebooks to date. This is the first time it has been made available as a trade paperback.It topped the Amazon ebook chart in Australia, and has consistently placed in the top 20 on Amazon.co.uk’s ‘Women’s Historical Fiction’ charts. There has been significant rights interest, including a five-figure German translation deal, a Greek translation deal, and rights sold for audiobook and large print editions.It has garnered over 250 reviews on Amazon.co.uk and has been rated over 3,000 times on Goodreads.The author will be available for events around publication.For fans of The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan, Dear Mrs Bird by AJ Pearce, Lost for Words by Stephanie Butland.
Dorothy Richardson is existing just above the poverty line, doing secretarial work at a dentist's office and living in a seedy boarding house in Bloomsbury, when she is invited to spend the weekend with a childhood friend, Jane.
Jane has recently married a writer who is on the brink of fame. His name is H.G. Wells, or Bertie, as they call him. Bertie appears unremarkable at first. But then Dorothy notices his grey-blue eyes taking her in, openly signalling approval. He tells her he and Jane have an agreement which allows them the freedom to take lovers, although Dorothy can tell her friend would not be happy with that arrangement.
Not wanting to betray Jane, yet unable to draw back Dorothy free-falls into an affair with Bertie. Then a new boarder arrives at the house- beautiful Veronica Leslie-Jones-and Dorothy finds herself caught between Veronica and Bertie. Amidst the personal dramas and wreckage of a militant suffragette march, Dorothy finds her voice as a writer.
“Pellucidar“ is a novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, an American fiction writer, who created such great characters as Tarzan and John Carter of Mars.
Pellucidar is a fantasy novel, the second in his series about the fictional "hollow earth" land of Pellucidar.
The stories initially involve the adventures of mining heir David Innes and his inventor friend Abner Perry after they use an "iron mole" to burrow 500 miles into the Earth's crust. Later protagonists include indigenous caveman Tanar and additional visitors from the surface world, notably Tarzan, Jason Gridley, and Frederich Wilhelm Eric von Mendeldorf und von Horst.
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