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A Memory of Violets

(2015)
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The author of the USA Today and New York Times bestselling novel The Girl Who Came Home has once again created an unforgettable historical novel. Step into the world of Victorian London, where the wealth and poverty exist side by side. This is the story of two long-lost sisters, whose lives take different paths, and the young woman who will be transformed by their experiences.

In 1912, twenty-year-old Tilly Harper leaves the peace and beauty of her native Lake District for London, to become assistant housemother at Mr. Shaw’s Home for Watercress and Flower Girls. For years, the home has cared for London’s flower girls—orphaned and crippled children living on the grimy streets and selling posies of violets and watercress to survive.

Soon after she arrives, Tilly discovers a diary written by an orphan named Florrie—a young Irish flower girl who died of a broken heart after she and her sister, Rosie, were separated. Moved by Florrie’s pain and all she endured in her brief life, Tilly sets out to discover what happened to Rosie. But the search will not be easy. Full of twists and surprises, it leads the caring and determined young woman into unexpected places, including the depths of her own heart.

Genre: Historical

Praise for this book

"Hazel Gaynor is an exciting new voice in historical fiction." - Kate Kerrigan


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Hardback Editions

June 2015 : USA Library Binding
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Title: A Memory of Violets: A Novel of London's Flower Sellers
Author(s): Hazel Gaynor
ISBN: 1-62899-589-0 / 978-1-62899-589-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Center Point Pub
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February 2015 : USA Library Binding
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Title: A Memory Of Violets: A Novel Of London's Flower Sellers (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
Author(s): Hazel Gaynor
ISBN: 0-606-36522-2 / 978-0-606-36522-2 (USA edition)
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2015 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Memory of Violets: A Novel of London's Flower Sellers
Author(s): Hazel Gaynor
ISBN: 1-62953-405-6 / 978-1-62953-405-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow
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Paperback Editions

January 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Memory of Violets: A Novel of London's Flower Sellers
Author(s): Hazel Gaynor
ISBN: 0-06-231689-3 / 978-0-06-231689-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
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Audio Editions

February 2015 : USA Audio CD
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Title: A Memory of Violets: A Novel of London's Flower Sellers
Author(s): Hazel Gaynor
ISBN: 1-4815-3292-8 / 978-1-4815-3292-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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February 2015 : USA Audio CD
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Title: A Memory of Violets: A Novel of London's Flower Sellers
Author(s): Hazel Gaynor
ISBN: 1-4815-3293-6 / 978-1-4815-3293-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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February 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Memory of Violets: A Novel of London's Flower Sellers
Author(s): Hazel Gaynor
Publisher: HarperAudio
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February 2015 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: A Memory of Violets: A Novel of London's Flower Sellers
Author(s): Hazel Gaynor
Publisher: HarperAudio
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February 2015 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: A Memory of Violets: A Novel of London's Flower Sellers
Author(s): Hazel Gaynor
Publisher: HarperAudio
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February 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: A Memory of Violets: A Novel of London's Flower Sellers
Author(s): Hazel Gaynor
Publisher: HarperAudio
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February 2015 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Memory of Violets: A Novel of London's Flower Sellers
Author(s): Hazel Gaynor
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
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