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The familiars

Author: Stacey Halls
Publisher: London : Zaffre, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Young Fleetwood Shuttleworth, a noblewoman, is with child again. None of her previous pregnancies have borne fruit, and her husband, Richard, is anxious for an heir. Then Fleetwood discovers a hidden doctor's letter that carries a dire prediction: she will not survive another birth. By chance she meets a midwife named Alice Grey, who promises to help her deliver a healthy baby. But Alice soon stands accused of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
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Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stacey Halls
ISBN: 9781785766138 1785766139 9781785766114 1785766112 9781785766145 1785766147
OCLC Number: 1035749833
Description: 420 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Stacey Halls.

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When Fleetwood finds a letter she isn(1)t supposed to read from the doctor who delivered her third stillbirth, she is dealt the crushing blow that she will not survive another pregnancy. When she  Read more...

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