Spirited and beautiful Annie Flanagan’s reckless ambition takes her from the Hackney watercress beds to dancing at the Folies-Bergère in Paris. She returns to work in an establishment catering to the needs of wealthy and influential gentlemen.
When she disappears, leaving her illegitimate son behind, her friend Hettie Bundy sets out to find her. Hettie’s search leads her from the East End of London, where opium dens and street gangs rule, to the corruption and depravity in Victorian society.
Secrets are revealed that put both their lives in danger. Can Hettie find Annie in time? What does the future hold for the watercress girls?
A Victorian Mystery
The Watercress Girls was chosen as a FINALIST in The Wishing Shelf Awards where it was described as 'A totally engrossing, powerfully written historical novel.
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