Mothering Sunday by Rosie Goodwin
Sunday Small was abandoned on the workhouse steps at birth. The regime is cruel. If it were not for the kindly Miss Beau who comes in every week to teach the inmate children their letters, and her dear little friend Daisy, Sunday’s life would barely be worth living. And as Sunday grows into a comely girl, she begins to attract the unwelcome attention of the workhouse master……
It’s time for Sunday to leave behind everything she knows and strike out alone. She’s driven on by a promise she makes to Daisy, and her secret dream of one day being reunited with her long-lost mother. But she’s about to discover that they brutal world of the workhouse will not let her go without a fight.
Fiction Saga / Historical