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by Sophie Masson (Goodreads Author)
Tattercoats, a neglected, beautiful young woman, has been abandoned by her father. One day her grandfather, the rich Baron of Fisher Forest, receives an invitation to a birthday ball at Queen Elizabeth’s court. Tattercoats desperately wants to go, but her grandfather refuses. It is up to Tattercoat’s only friends—the servant girl Malkin and a lame, flute-playing gooseherd ...more
Published May 14th 2010 by Bolinda Audio
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I love Sophie Masson but this book didn't do much for me. I found the characters very one dimensional and I didn't find that I cared about any of them. Also while the book seemed to move slowly there were so many scenes that I think needed fleshing out. Overall the book was confusing, I wasn't sure what the aim of the story was and who many of the minor characters were.
Born in Indonesia of French parents, Sophie Masson was sent to live with her paternal grandmother in Toulouse, France, when she was just a baby and lived there till she was nearly five, when her parents came back from Indonesia and took her to Australia. All the rest of her childhood, the family stayed in Australia, with frequent trips back to France, and this dual heritage underpins a good deal ...moreMore about Sophie Masson...