The Girl from Penvarris(1995)
(The first book in the Cornish Sagas series)
A novel by Rosemary Aitken
When Katie Waren's mother dies in childbirth Katie is forced to abandon her dreams of working as a pupil-teacher.Instead,she goes into service at the big house with her sister,Fanny.Soon,and against her will,she finds herself growing fond of the shy but kind son of the house,George Trevarnon.But the intervention of George's unscrupulous brother leads to the sisters' dismissal,and Katie and George are seperated-Katie to struggle for a living in the alien city of Truro,George, to bury his emotions in the dangers and devastations of the Boer War. When the two meet again,each is married to another,but fate contrives to bring them together again-in the deceptive peace of an Edwardian summer.....
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Used availability for Rosemary Aitken's The Girl from Penvarris
July 1995 : UK Hardback
April 1996 : UK Paperback
1996 : UK Paperback
July 1995 : UK Paperback
January 1996 : Australia Paperback
July 2003 : UK Audio CD