Book Title: The Country Bride
Author: Dilly Court
Format: Paperback | 496 pages
Publication Date: 11 Jun 2020
The third book in the dramatic new Village Secrets trilogy from the Sunday Times bestselling author.
The time had come to leave Creek Manor. Their relationship was doomed from the start, he was the master of the house and she the servant...
Summer, Little Creek 1879
For most of her life, Judy Begg has been a loyal servant at Creek Manor and to Jack Fox, its future lord. But just as their childhood friendship blossoms into a secret engagement he abandons her to join his brother overseas. And with Creek Manor up for sale, Judy and her family lose everything.
Devastated, Judy is nonetheless determined to make the best of her life. Resolving to forget about Jack, she battles to keep her family from poverty's door and her mother from the hands of her violent husband.
Rob Dorning, the new owner of the manor, seems to be the answer to all of Little Creek's problems, but Judy isn't convinced. Can she trust him to do right by the village? And, when the ghosts of her past resurface, can she find the courage to do what's right for her, as well as her family? If she does, it could be the start of her greatest adventure...