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    • ISBN:9781784299392
    • Publication date:15 Jun 2017

The Wardrobe Mistress

An evocative historical romance of hidden secrets that will capture your heart

By Natalie Meg Evans

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From the award-winning author of The Dress Thief comes a love story set in the glittering world of London theatre. Perfect for fans of Gill Paul and Lucinda Riley.

From the award-winning author of The Dress Thief comes a love story set in the glittering world of London theatre. Perfect for fans of Gill Paul and Lucinda Riley.

London 1945. A young war widow steps aboard a train in search of a new life. Clutching the key to a mysterious inheritance, Vanessa Kingcourt can no longer resist the pull of the old Farren Theatre - an enchanted place seeped in memories of her actor father.

Now owned by troubled former captain Alistair Redenhall, The Farren is in need of a Wardrobe Mistress and a new lease of life. With no experience and no budget for supplies, Vanessa must use her intuition to create beautiful costumes from whatever scraps of silk and thread survived the blitz. It's a seemingly impossible task, but a welcome distraction as she struggles to resist her blossoming feelings for Alistair.

What Vanessa discovers could unravel family secrets sewn deep into the very fabric of the London theatre scene . . . but will she repeat the same terrible mistakes her father made? And can she dare to love a man who will never be hers?

Biographical Notes

In the late 1970s, Natalie Meg Evans ran away from art college in the Midlands for a career in London's fringe theatre. She spent five years acting, as well as writing her own plays and sketches before giving it up to work in PR. She now writes full-time from her house in rural mid Suffolk.

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  • ISBN: 9781784299385
  • Publication date: 10 Aug 2017
  • Page count: 448
  • Imprint: Quercus
Natalie's books are a treasure trove of vibrant, vivid stories, memorable characters and pacy writing! — Tracy Rees, bestselling author of Amy Snow
Rich in detail, this is a pacy and engaging read, full of cloak and dagger intrigue, beautiful clothes and romance — Sunday Mirror on The Dress Thief
Fresh and exuberant — Rosanna Ley
The Wardrobe Mistress is a feast of drama, romance, suspense and intrigue, all guaranteed to tickle the taste buds of historical fiction fans — Lancaster Evening Post
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