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'It is 1953 and Melbourne society is looking forward to coronation season, the grand balls and celebrations for the young queen-to-be. Tilly Dunnage is, however, working for a pittance in a second-rate Collins Street salon. Her talents go unappreciated, and the madame is a bully and a cheat, but Tilly has a past she is desperate to escape and good reason to prefer anonymity.

'Meanwhile, Sergeant Farrat and the McSwiney clan have been searching for their resident dressmaker ever since she left Dungatar in flames. And they aren't the only ones. The inhabitants of the town are still out for revenge (or at least someone to foot the bill for the new high street). So when Tilly's name starts to feature in the fashion pages, the jig is up. Along with Tilly's hopes of keeping her secrets hidden...' (Publication summary)

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  • Dyslexic edition.

Works about this Work

Insights and Intrigue Louise Swinn , 2021 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 9 January 2021; (p. 16)

— Review of The Dressmaker's Secret Rosalie Ham , 2020 single work novel
Insights and Intrigue Louise Swinn , 2021 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 9 January 2021; (p. 16)

— Review of The Dressmaker's Secret Rosalie Ham , 2020 single work novel
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