Grace Hammer

By: Sara Stockbridge

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Whitechapel, 1888. Grace Hammer and her children live comfortably in Bell Lane, their home a little oasis in the squalor of London's East End. They make their living picking the pockets of wealthy strangers foolish enough to venture there. But Grace's history is about to catch up with her. Out in the countryside Mr. Blunt rocks in his chair, vowing furious retribution. He has never forgotten his scarlet treasure, or the coquettish young woman who stole it from him. Fast-paced, racy, and reminiscent of Charles Dickens's Oliver Twist, Grace Hammer depicts nineteenth-century London amid corruption and a plague of poverty, peopled by orphans, harlots, and petty thieves. Sara Stockbridge introduces an unlikely heroine in Grace Hammer, a captivating young matriarch in a complicated web of intrigue, deceit, loyalties, and betrayal.

Title: Grace Hammer

Author Name: Sara Stockbridge

Categories: Historical Fiction,

Publisher: W W Norton: 2009

ISBN Number: 0393067181

ISBN Number 13: 9780393067187

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very good

Seller ID: 0121319

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