An Almond for a Parrot: A Novel

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9780778330158: An Almond for a Parrot: A Novel

I would like to make myself the heroine of this story and my character to be noble—an innocent victim led astray. But alas, sir, I would be lying... 

In prison, accused of murder, Tully Truegood begins to write her life story. A story that takes her from a young girl in the backstreets of 18th century London to her stepmother Queenie's Fairy House—a place where decadent excess is a must... 

Trained by Queenie to become a courtesan, and by Mr. Crease—a magician who sees that Tully holds similar special powers to his own—Tully soon becomes the talk of the town. 

But as Tully goes on a journey of sexual awakening, she falls in love with one of her clients and the pleasure soon turns to pain. Especially when the estranged husband she was forced to marry by her father suddenly seeks her out. Now Tully is awaiting her trial for murder, for which she expects to hang...and her only chance of survival is to get her story to the one person who might be able to help her. 

Delaney's incredible tale of a young woman's journey out of the depths of despair is shocking, haunting and evocative. Part historical fiction and part magical realism, this juicy, jaw-dropping story will linger long after the last page is turned.

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About the Author:

Wray Delaney is the pen name of Sally Gardner, the award-winning children's novelist who has sold over two million books worldwide and been translated into twenty-two languages. She lives in London and this is her first adult novel.

Review:

"A bawdy, romping affair... Delaney mixes up genres-historical fiction, erotica, magic realism-to create something original." -The London Times

"An irresistible erotic fairytale for adults" -The Guardian

"Sally has captured the spirit of the 18th century and the life of courtesans, whores, dispossessed women, the heart-breaking female battle for autonomy, and the lives of men at all levels of society-entirely without pastiche or a single false note."
-Meg Rosoff, award-winning author of How I Live Now

"With elements of magical realism, plenty of sexy scenes, and a good dollop of drama, this is one hell of a read." -The Sun

"A compelling mix of bawdy romp and magical realism."  -Red

"A fun, explicit romp with real stakes that will have you trying to finish this book in one sitting."
-Stylist

"Wray Delaney has written a saucy rags-to-riches erotic novel that is entirely entertaining"
-Sci-Fi Now

"A rather spicy, yet sensitive and poignant read, and I truly do recommend introducing yourself to Tully Truegood, then settling down to hear her remarkable tale"
-LoveReading

"The characterization is superb, the settings well-described and the storyline fast paced and intriguing."
-Frost Magazine

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