The Glass of Time

The Secret Life of Miss Esperanza Gorst

By Michael Cox
(W. W. Norton & Company, Paperback, 9780393337167, 586pp.)

Publication Date: October 2009

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover, Hardcover

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Selected by Indie Booksellers for the December 2008 Indie Notables
“In the spirit of Dickens, this breathless historical suspense novel set in 1870s Britain follows an orphaned young woman on a mission: She's been sent as a maid to infiltrate the grand country house of Evenwood, uncover its venerable family's buried secrets, and put right the injustices that have clouded her life.”
-- Mark David Bradshaw, Watermark Books, Wichita, KS


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Entirely wonderful . . . chock-full of revenge, romance, duplicity, concealed identities and murder most frequent. Washington Post

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