• <p><b><i>Hope</i> is a gripping historical novel from the acclaimed Lesley Pearse.</b></p><p>Her existence would be the ruin of her mother . . . </p><p>Baby Hope, the unfortunate proof of Lady Harvey's adultery, is smuggled out of a privileged aristocratic household to a nearby village. There, her true identity a secret, she grows up in the arms of the poor, but loving, Renton family.</p>

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