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The Water Gypsy by Kay Seeley

The Water Gypsy

by Kay Seeley

When Tilly Thompson, a girl from the canal, is caught stealing a pie, the intervention of Captain Charles Thackery, saves her from prison. Tilly soon finds out the real reason for the rescue.

With the Captain Tilly sees life away from the poverty and hardships of the Waterways but his favour stirs up jealousy and hatred among the hotel staff, especially Freddie, the stable boy who harbours desires of his own...



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Kay Seeley

Kay is a lover of books, history and London, together or separate. She has written four Victorian novels, The Water Gypsy, The Watercress Girls and The Guardian Angel, which have been compared to books by Catherine Cookson and Barbara Bradford Taylor. Her books have been chosen as finalists for The Wishing Shelf Award in the year they were published. Kay writes about the poverty, prejudice and social injustice prevalent in Victorian England and the huge gap between the immensely wealthy and the grindingly poor, but not in such a way as to spoil a great story. She also writes short...


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