It is 1856. A young woman is making her solitary way on foot across central Scotland. Her previous employment has come to an abrupt end and she has had to leave. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Scholastica
I have read this book twice now and still love it. Being Irish I felt a certain kinship for Bessy. This is one book I just couldn't put down. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Danielle Delaney
This book is must to read. I cannot recommend it enough. It was a delight, funny, clever and thoroughly entertaining. I first read Jane Harris's Gillespie and I. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Amazon Customer
My dreams were hoaching with them 'till I was betwattled.
I'm not offering you any snash, when you read: "I still cannot tell a semi-quaver from a... Read more
I loved this story, the characters come alive. Jane Harris tweaked the ending into an unexpected conclusion.Published 8 months ago by nyree
this was OK. It was enjoyable in the plot, but in the middle, I got bored as it didn't seem to be going anywhere fast. Missed whole bits to make the book 'read' faster. Read morePublished 8 months ago by hedgehog
Well written account of a young girl becoming a maid in a very strange house,with ghostly happenings that maybe we're not really happening, or were they. Read morePublished 9 months ago by David Moss