Gardners Plain, sensible Tabitha Prewett is the only daughter of a tailor. Beautiful, delicate Mariette de St Aubyn is the daughter of aristocratic French emigres, who move into Bloomsbury Square. Despite the differences in class and religion - the St Aubyns are Catholics, the Prewetts Protestant - the two girls form a deep friendship.
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An bittersweet historical novel from this bestselling saga writer The unexpected friendship between Tabitha Prewett, the only daughter of a tailor, and Mariette de St Aubyn, daughter of aristocratic French ?migr?s, deepens as the years pass, rising above their differences in social class and religion. But when Mariette marries Conor Townclear, Tabitha's emotions are stirred. As angry rioters flood through London during violent anti-Catholic riots, leaving mayhem in their wake, the three of them are drawn together in life-threatening circumstances.