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The Rule of Thumb

It’s 1918.


Britain is locked in the poverty of war.


Devastation knocks on a young girl’s life.


For Emily Thorne the only home she ever knew was the estate in Sussex that she cared for. After a tragedy in her early life, Emily now sixteen, has to try and unravel a string of events that threaten to destroy all she has known.


Deeply affected by her relationship with her father, the end of the war brings with it more challenges and obstacles. Spurred by a dramatic change in her childhood friendship with the young lord, Emily finds solace where she least expects it.


Hindered by a society that silences women she struggles to make her voice heard. The war may be over, but for Emily Thorne her war has just begun.


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