A stunning new short story from Sunday Times bestseller Nadine Dorries.
Christmas is one of the most harrowing times of year for the nurses of St Angelus Hospital.
The Matron takes on Tilly, a new clerk, to ease the load in the busy festive period. Tilly is bright and hard-working, but she is keeping a secret from her colleagues. Everyday Tilly makes a heartbreaking decision – but she has no other choice.
If Matron – with her traditional values and strict discipline – learnt the truth about her new clerk, Tilly's career would be ruined.
Could Matron ever forgive the deceit?
'Captivating, phenomenal and touching' 23 REVIEW STREET.
'A funny and sometimes shocking saga. I couldn't put it down' CRISTINA ODONE.
'The characters are engaging... and the theme of the novel powerful' THE TIMES.
Head of Zeus * Saga
20 Nov 2018 * 48pp * £2.99 * 9781789541984
'A riveting tale packed full of history, love and deceit' OK! Magazine.
'A funny and sometimes shocking saga. I couldn't put it down' Cristina Odone.
'Angela's Ashes with a scouse accent' Irish Times.
'Captivating, phenomenal and touching' 23 Review Street.
'A multi-layered book [with] gorgeous sentences and sensational plotlines' With Love For Books
The Rt Hon. Nadine Dorries grew up in a working-class family in Liverpool. She spent part of her childhood living on a farm with her grandmother, and attended school in a small remote village in the west of Ireland. She trained as a nurse, then followed with a successful career in which she established and then sold her own business. She has been MP for Mid Bedfordshire since 2005, and previously served as Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. She has three daughters, and is based in Gloucestershire.