Mollie Walton is the saga pen-name for historical novelist Rebecca Mascull.
The Daughters of Ironbridge
The first novel of THE IRONBRIDGE SAGA – a brand new trilogy set in 19th century Shropshire in the heart of the industrial revolution, published by Bonnier Zaffre, coming spring 2019, 2020 and 2021.
Together can they overcome hardship, poverty and disaster? Anny Woodvine’s family has worked at the ironworks for as long as she can remember. The brightest child in her road and the first in her family to learn to read, Anny has big dreams. The moment she is asked to run messages to the big house, she’s ready to grab the opportunity with both hands. Margaret King, only daughter of the King family, is surrounded by privilege and wealth. But behind closed doors all is not what it seems. When Anny arrives, Margaret finds her first ally and friend. Together they plan to change their lives. But as disaster looms over the ironworks and the King House, Margaret and Anny find themselves surrounded by secrets and betrayal. Can they hold true to each other and find a way to overcome their fate? Or are they destined to repeat the mistakes of the past?