The Soldier's Girl

The Soldier's Girl

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Young Maisie Gibbs is a conscientious young woman, though life is harder since both her parents passed away. She is relieved when she finds a position as a housemaid in Kensington, under the watchful eyes of the formidable housekeeper, Mrs Carpenter, and she quickly settles in. When she meets a handsome young soldier, she is tempted to give him his marching orders. But gradually Corporal Daniel Adams starts to win her over. When tragedy strikes the Fairfax household, Maisie is lucky she has Daniel to rely on - a good sign of things to come? A delight for fans of the Adams family - the heartwarming story of Daniel and Chinese Lady.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 106 x 174 x 28mm | 199.58g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Corgi Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 055215444X
  • 9780552154444
  • 670,264

About Mary Jane Staples

Mary Jane Staples was born, bred and educated in Walworth. Now living in Surrey, the author is married with 3 grandchildren.show more

Back cover copy

Pretty young Maisie Gibbs is a conscientious young woman, though life is harder since both her parents passed away. She is relieved when she finds a position as a housemaid in Kensington, under the watchful eye of the formidable housekeeper, Mrs Carpenter, and she quickly settles in. When she meets a handsome young soldier, she is tempted to give him his marching orders. But gradually Corporal Daniel Adams starts to win her over. When tragedy strikes the Fairfax household, Maisie is lucky she has Daniel to rely on - a good sign of things to come? A delight for fans of the Adams family - the heartwarming story of Daniel and Chinese Lady.show more

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75 ratings
4.18 out of 5 stars
5 55% (41)
4 21% (16)
3 15% (11)
2 7% (5)
1 3% (2)
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