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Dangerous Times on Dressmakers' Alley

(2024)
(The first book in the Dressmakers' Alley series)
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Welcome to Dressmakers' Alley, a twisted place filled with dark and deadly secrets

London’s East End 1923

In the heart of Dressmakers' Alley, Madame Pauline’s sweatshop is rumoured to be a particularly unpleasant place to work. Filled with seamstresses paid a pittance who turn a blind eye to what darker activities are hidden behind locked doors.

Young Winnie Brown is keen to prove her value to the Women Movement and secures a job as a seamstress to investigate the whispers of some unsavoury goings on. Her concerns are soon justified when she hears a desperate cry for help.

Meanwhile, happily married, Lady Diane Cooper is the darling of London’s high-society. Beautiful and talented, she seemingly has it all. But the strict constraints society assigns her leaves her frustrated, she craves more freedom. With the help of her devoted dresser Susie can she realise her dream?

What is the connection between Lady Diane's world and the poor exploited young women of Dressmakers' Alley?

Can the two worlds come together for the good of all?

Missing Mulberry Lane? Read Dressmakers' Ally and you won’t be far away…

Praise for Rosie Clarke:

'Brilliant read. Wonderful characters that draw you into Harpers world. Thoroughly enjoyable.' Kitty Neale

'When it comes to writing sagas, Rosie Clarke is up there with some of the best in the business' Bookish Jottings

'Full of drama, romance and secrets ... A perfect example of its genre' That Thing She Reads

'This is wonderful historical fiction that is so character-driven you'll wish these women lived on your street' Reader Review

'Absolutely loved this latest instalment and revisiting the ladies of the Lane. Another great story of love and heartache' Reader Review

Genre: Sagas

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