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1904. On Netherwood Common, Russian émigré Anna Rabinovich shows her dear friend Eve Williams a gracious Victorian villa--Ravenscliffe--the house Anna wants to live in. Something about the house speaks to Anna, and you should listen to a house, she believes. Ravenscliffe holds the promise of happiness. Across the square, Clarissa and her husband, the Earl of Netherwood, are preparing for King Edward's visit. Clarissa is determined to have everything in top shape at Netherwood Hall and much of it depends on the work going on downstairs as the loyal servants strive to preserve the noble family's dignity and reputation. As Anna restores Ravenscliffe to its full grandeur, she strikes up a relationship with hardworking Amos Sykes--who proposed to Eve just one year ago. But when Eve's long-lost brother Silas turns up in their close-knit mining community, cracks begin to appear in even the strongest friendships. As change comes to the small town and society at large, the residents of Netherwood must find their footing or lose their place altogether.
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, ©2012.
Edition: First U.S. edition.
ISBN: 9780062300379
Characteristics: vii, 534 pages ;,21 cm


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Nov 30, 2012

Wonderful book. Characters true to the 1st book in the series and the sense of drama is very real!

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