The Good Servant
Author: Britton, Fern Published 09/06/2022 | Hardback
164 x 243 x 49 | 842g
From the no.1 Sunday Times bestselling author comes the story of Marion Crawford, governess to the Queen â€“ an ordinary woman living in an extraordinary time.
1932. Dunfermline, Scotland.
Marion Crawford, a bright, ambitious young teacher, is ready to make her mark on the world. Until a twist of fate changes the course of her life foreverâ€¦
1936. Windsor Castle.
At first this ordinary woman is in a new world, working as the governess to two young princesses, in a household she calls home but where everyone is at a distance. As the course of history changes, she finds herself companion to the future Queen, and indispensable to the Crown. And slowly their needs become her needs. Their lives become hers.
Itâ€™s then she meets George, and falls in love for the first time. Now Marion faces an impossible choice: her sense of duty or the love of her life.
Reader reviews for The Good Servant
â€˜Such a tremendous readâ€™ âââââ
â€˜This latest novel absolutely blew me awayâ€™ âââââ
â€˜This was my first read by Fern Britton but wonâ€™t be my last!â€™ âââââ
â€˜Well-written and researchedâ€™ âââââ
â€˜Being an avid fan of Fern Britton and her Cornish novels I was not sure what to expect from this one BUT it is brilliantâ€™ âââââ
â€˜Well written, with a riveting storyline and well developed characters that I lovedâ€™ âââââ
â€˜Absolutely loved thisâ€™ âââââ
â€˜I really loved Marianâ€™s story and knowing it was based on a true story made it extra specialâ€™ âââââ
â€˜A little different from her other reads, but no less brilliantâ€™ âââââ
â€˜I was hooked from the beginningâ€™ âââââ