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The forgotten seamstress

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"An intriguing patchwork of past and present, upstairs and downstairs, hope and despair."--Daisy Goodwin, New York Timesbestselling author of The American Heiress

A moving story of two women tied together by an heirloom despite the decades that separate their times in England, The Forgotten Seamstressquilts layers of history into one astonishing mystery.

In the early 20th century, Maria knows that, as a shy girl with no family, she's lucky to have landed in the sewing room of the royal household. Before World War I casts its shadow, she catches the eye of the glamorous and intense Prince of Wales. But her life takes a far darker turn, and soon all she has left is a fantastical story about her time at Buckingham Palace.

Decades later, Caroline Meadows discovers a beautiful quilt inher mother's attic. When she can't figure out the meaning of the message embroidered into its lining, she embarks on a quest to reveal its mystery, a puzzle that only seems to grow more important to her own heart. As Caroline pieces together the secret history of the quilt, she comes closer and closer to the truth about Maria.

Page-turning and heartbreaking, The Forgotten Seamstressstitches together past and present in an unforgettable quilt ofEnglish historical fiction perfect for fans of Jennifer Chiaverini and Pam Jenoff.

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Great Britain -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction
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Women tailors -- England -- Fiction
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