Dancing Round Raindrops

If you believe love is worth fighting for whatever the cost, this book is for you. It is a story about us, back then. Dorothy Terrill is adopted out of rural poverty into Mayfair society at the end of Queen Victoria's reign. Persuaded to marry a gay confectioner when she is still a teenager, she finally discovers love at London's tea dances, but escape from the husband who loathes and despises her appears almost impossible. Dancing round...

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Dancing round raindrops

If you believe love is worth fighting for whatever the cost, this book's for you. It is a story of us, then.At the turn of the century, five-year-old Dorothy Terrill is adopted out of rural poverty into a sumptuous life of privilege in Mayfair, with disastrous results. Left unfit for either domestic service or upper class marriage, she is persuaded to wed a gay Romanian confectioner at a time when xenophobia and homophobia has made it...

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Extreme family Safari

"Will you take a box of spectacles with you?" Dr. Michael Stoma asked as he administered the Mason family's final vaccinations before their flight to Africa in August 2012."Yes. Why not?"It was an answer that would transform their trip from a simple tour to see some exotic wild life, into a journey crammed full of personal and cultural encounters. A holiday of experiences that spanned the bizarre and the hilarious, lead to great...

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