Sneak peek inside ‘Yours From the Tower’

Article | Issue: Nov 2023

SALLY NICHOLLS is an award-winning children’s author whose books include Ways to Live forever, Season of Secrets and All Fall Down. Yours from the Tower is her latest novel about a friendship set in late Victorian England.

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Three very different young women make their way through late Victorian England – can they each find true happiness?

Tirzah, Louisa and Polly are best friends who’ve left boarding school and gone back to very different lives. Polly is teaching in an orphanage. Louisa is looking for a rich husband at the London Season. And Tirzah is stuck acting as an unpaid companion to her grandmother. In a series of letters, they share their hopes, their frustrations, their dramas and their romances. Can these three very different young women find happiness?



Sally-NichollsSally Nicholls was born in Stockton-on-Tees, just after midnight, in a thunderstorm. She always always loved reading, and spent most of her childhood trying to make real life as much like a book as possible. After school, she went and worked in a Red Cross Hospital in Japan and then travelled around Australia and New Zealand.

During her masters in Writing for Young People at Bath Spa, she wrote Ways to Live Forever. Today she lives  in a small house in Oxford with her husband and little boy.

Visit Sally Nicholls’s website

Author: Sally Nicholls

Category: Sneak Peek, Teenage & educational

Book Format: Hardback

Publisher: Andersen Press

ISBN: 9781839133190

RRP: $29.99

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