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Posted on Jan 29, 2018 in Books | 0 comments

A Shilling for a Wife

A Shilling for a Wife

by Emma Hornby

Book Description

Sally Swann thought life couldn’t get much worse. Then a single coin changed hands.

A dismal cottage in the heart of Bolton, Lancashire, has been Sally’s prison since Joseph Goden ‘bought’ her from the workhouse as his wife. A drunkard and bully, Joseph rules her with a rod of iron, using fists and threats to keep her in check.

When Sally gives birth, however, she knows she must do anything to save her child from her husband’s clutches. She manages to escape, and taking her baby, flees for the belching chimneys of Manchester, in search of her only relative.

Pages: 448
Publisher: Corgi
Published: 4 May 2017
Language: English
Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 2.8 x 19.7 cm

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