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The Matchgirl

ebook / ISBN-13: 9781787472891

Price: £3.99

ON SALE: 26th July 2018

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Sagas

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Discover Lynette Rees’ emotional sagas, perfect for fans of Dilly Court and Catherine Cookson

Sixteen-year-old Lottie Perkins has an important decision to make . . .

Conditions at the match factory she works at are dire. The girls get treated badly by the management and there is a severe risk to their health. But then a young journalist, Annie Besant, begins asking questions. Will Lottie and the other girls welcome her help, even when it could cost them their jobs – and their livelihoods . . .?

A powerfully moving and inspiring story, based on the real life strikes at a factory in the East End, from ebook bestselling author Lynette Rees.

Readers LOVE The Matchgirl!

‘An astonishing story. I wish I could mark it a 10. It’s a fantastic read that’s truly heartbreaking in places but also full of joys’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘A fabulous read’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘If you like historical novels this one is a must’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘I couldn’t put this book down’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘You feel that you are in the factory with the match girls and feel every emotion with them’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘Wow . . . yet another wonderful well written book by this author’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘A wonderful and inspiring story’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘Had me enthralled from beginning to end’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘An absolutely brilliant read’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Love Lynette Rees? Discover her other heartwarming sagas The Workhouse Waif, A Daughter’s Promise and The Cobbler’s Wife, all out now!


Beautifully written and imagined, this is both an entertaining story and a fascinating slice of life-changing history . . .
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