The Dwelling Place, by Catherine Cookson

The Dwelling Place, by Catherine Cookson

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County Durham, 1830s

When fifteen-year-old Cissie Brodie loses her parents to cholera, she is forced out of the family cottage and left to raise her nine brothers and sisters by herself. Although desperately poor, strong-willed Cissie determines to build a new home for them all, their own little shelter to keep them from the workhouse.

They have friends, but charity cannot always spare them the harsh reality of their struggle and when Cissie attracts the unwanted attentions of a local landowner, her world seems close to collapse.

Can love, when it arrives, teach her not to fear the world beyond the dwelling place?