Break Of Day
Each day brings a new beginning...Her mother's death in childbirth leaves Sophy Hutton at the mercy of her cruel aunt and uncle, and her childhood is brutal. At sixteen, Sophy learns the shocking truth behind her birth and escapes to London to pursue a career as an actress, determined to put the past behind her. But life for women at the turn of the century is fraught with danger and Sophy soon discovers the darker side to London's glamorous theatres.
In the summer of 1913, the world seems full of possibility for four very different young men. Young Jean-Baptiste dreams of the day he'll leave his Picardy home and row down-river to the sea. Earnest and hard-working Frank has come to London to take up an apprenticeship in Regent Street. His ambitions are self-improvement, a wife and, above all, a bicycle.
The greatly anticipated conclusion to Derek and Sofia's journey! Everything Sofia believed to be true has crumbled before her very eyes... In this explosive finale, secrets will be revealed, loyalties tested and trust broken. Are you ready to return to The Shade?
Title: Break of Day Binding: Paperback Author: Colette Publisher: FarrarStrausGiroux