The Foundling Chronicles: A Christmas Gift for Hanna
Author: Catharine Dobbs
Format: Kindle Edition
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Hanna Collingsworth has endured years of torment and abuse at the foundling hospital.
The downtrodden red headed adolescent is overjoyed to be taken away to become a maid in the Albiston household.
Her first encounter with the master’s son Bertram however leaves Hanna unable to work and with misgivings about her future.
Grieve stricken and full of remorse, Bertram seeks to make things right. In Hanna’s convalescence, he finds himself hopelessly attracted to the young maid. They are worlds apart yet Bertram has never felt closer to anyone else.
In return, Hanna is terrified to succumb to her true feelings; afraid of scandal and the loss of her coveted position.
To add to their plight, Bertram’s father is adamant on a marriage proposal of his own making.
Will Societal norms dominate? Is there a future for these two? With Christmas soon upon them, his parents use lessons from their past to influence Bertram and Hanna’s lives forever.
"The Foundling Chronicles: A Christmas Gift for Hanna" and all Catharine Dobbs' novellas are wholesome Victorian Romances.