Families support and aid each other don’t they? Especially in the Yorkshire Dales, in 1887. Life can be hard but gentle, kindly Tizzie has been a loving help for her brother, Jack, his wife, Maggie, and their three sons & a daughter, Agnes. She is happy to work herself to skin and bones as a dairymaid for them believing they work as hard for her.
Tizzie’s one dream is to see that Agnes will not suffer her spinster fate but it is sharp young Agnes who helps Tizzie suspect, see and then uncover Jack’s and Maggie's treachery. Now she knows what has been done to her Tizzie is determined to set Agnes free. With only her wits to guide her, Tizzie attempts to right years of wrongs and gain Agnes an education and a life.
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Table of Contents
Ch 1 ‘January brings the snow, Makes our feet and fingers glow.’
Agnes finds the letter and Tizzie begins to wonder.
Ch 2 ‘February brings the rain, Thaws the frozen lake again.’
Tizzie learns the truth about Johnnie. She must protect Agnes
Ch 3 ‘March brings breezes loud and shrill, Stirs the dancing daffodil.’
The fight is on and Tizzie finds the schoolmaster supports them.
Ch 4 ‘April brings the primrose sweet, Scatters daisies at our feet.’
Agnes learns her mother’s plan. Tizzie contrives a better one.
Ch 5 ‘May brings flocks of pretty lambs, Skipping by their fleecy dams.’
An offer for Agnes and Tizzie plans to celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee.
Ch 6 ‘June brings tulips, lilies, roses, Fills the children's hands with posies.’
Tizzie ponders how to get Agnes the lucky coin. Mike loses his temper.
Ch 7 ‘Hot July brings cooling showers, Apricots and gillyflowers.’
Harvest time, Tizzie’s new idea and Agnes reckons on a four year wait.
Ch 8 ‘August brings the sheaves of corn, Then the harvest home is borne.’
Plans undone and Maggie’s newest plot revealed.
Ch 9 ‘Warm September brings the fruit, Sportsmen then begin to shoot.’
Influential friends step in with support, perhaps all will be well.
Ch 10 ‘Brown October brings the pheasant, Then to gather nuts is pleasant.’
Going to Scotland? Tizzie takes desperate measures.
Ch 11 ‘Dull November brings the blast, Then the leaves go whirling past.’
Success, and Tizzie sees Agnes on the way to achieving their dream.