Letters From Alice

Letters from alice

Two women. One secret. Will they be able to keep it under wraps?

Read the 1920s real-life drama that is perfect for fans of Call the Midwife.

To celebrate the publication of Letters from Alice we are very excited to offer 10 copies to 10 lucky reading groups.

Once you’ve read it, we’d love to hear what you think. Tweet us using the #LettersFromAlice @HarperNonFic on Twitter, and you can tag Petrina @PetrinaBanfield.

As author Petrina researched her family history at the London archives, she discovered a wealth of gripping true-life stories that document the work of the almoners. The forerunners of modern social care workers, the almoners worked tirelessly to help the disadvantaged during an era of terrible hardship.

This, is Alice’s story.

It is a stormy evening in 1920s London. When newly qualified almoner, Alice, stepped into the home of Charlotte, a terrified teenager who has just given birth out of wedlock.

Events take a shocking turn, and those present are forced into secrecy, yet Alice is determined to keep a fragile and terrified Charlotte and her newborn baby safe. When Alice receives a threatening note, she realises that Charlotte may need more protection than she first thought…

Letters from Alice is a gripping and deeply moving tale, bringing the drama, determination and hope of 1920s London to life.

We have sets of 10 copies to give away to 10 lucky reading groups, enter for your chance to win!


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