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The Tailor's Daughter

The Tailor's Daughter

A Novel

Janice Graham

St. Martin's Griffin

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Growing up in Victorian England, where her father owns a tailoring shop on fashionable Savile Row, Veda Grenfell and her family have always assumed she would one day make a suitable match. But when a fever leaves her deaf at the age of sixteen, Veda resolves to prove her worth in a realm that is usually off limits to respectable women. Dressing in gentlemen's clothes, Veda reinvents herself as a tailor to London's smart young set. Her beauty and spirit attract unexpected suitors, including a young viscount---but when passion turns to betrayal, Veda embarks on a treacherous journey that will lead her into a world of deception and murder.
Gorgeously written, with a heroine of unforgettable grace and determination, "this is a book that grows in your heart and stays there long after you've put it down" (Carol Goodman, author of The Lake of Dead Languages).

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Praise for The Tailor's Daughter

“A stunning novel about a complicated and beguiling young woman . . . [with] moments of almost unbearable yearning, truth, and beauty.” —Luanne Rice

“Veda challenges tradition to find an acceptable life that includes love. . . . Fans of the author's previous books and readers of gothic novels will enjoy Graham's delicious details of high society and star-crossed love.” —Booklist

“The sheer generosity of her invention and her unfailing ability to create believable characters . . . are nothing short of stunning. . . . Graham is always and abundantly a good time.” —Kirkus Reviews

“A great pleasure . . . a rich dance of a novel with every ingredient of the popular romance: near-death illness, adoring older suitor, wonderful clothes, great romantic love, hope, despair, and disgrace . . . and a happy ending.” —Philippa Gregory

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About the author

Janice Graham

Janice Graham began her career as a screenwriter in Los Angeles. Her first novel, Firebird, became a New York Times bestseller and was translated into eighteen languages.

Janice Graham

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