Friday 10 August 2012

Blog Tour: Read an extract of Debutantes by Cora Harrison.

Debutantes by Cora Harrison
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
Release date: August 2nd 2012
Ages: 11+

It’s 1923 and London is a whirl of jazz, dancing and parties. Violet, Daisy, Poppy and Rose Derrington are desperate to be part of it, but stuck in an enormous crumbling house in the country, with no money and no fashionable dresses, the excitement seems a lifetime away.

Luckily the girls each have a plan for escaping their humdrum country life: Rose wants to be a novelist, Poppy a jazz musician and Daisy a famous film director. Violet, however, has only one ambition: to become the perfect Debutante, so that she can go to London and catch the eye of Prince George, the most eligible bachelor in the country.

But a house as big and old as Beech Grove Manor hides many secrets, and Daisy is about to uncover one so huge it could ruin all their plans—ruin everything—forever.

Debutantes by Cora Harrison - Chapter 1.


  1. I got this book a few weeks ago but I still need to read it. Sounds like a great story! :) Thanks for sharing!

  2. I really need to get my hands on this book!! 

  3. Ooh, I've been looking forward to this one. That first chapter was promising. 

  4. I enjoyed this one, I hope other people like it! And I do love the cover, it's so pretty.

  5. I am really looking forward to this book, especially when they say fans of Downton Abbey will like it--love that show!  I will need to order it from Book Depository soon. Thanks for sharing this!


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