Meredith Allard

Victory Garden

For fans of Downton Abbey.

It’s 1917, in the midst of World War I, and Rose Scofield will fight with her very life to make women suffrage a reality.

A headstrong young woman who yearns to be herself in a time when women weren’t free, Rose comes of age when world wars are new and automobiles, moving pictures, and airplanes are marvels of technology. She falls in love with Adam Bell, a vaudeville actor who travels the country with his brothers gathering laughs and hard knocks, though she denies her feelings for him, fearing he could prove to be her weakness. While working in Washington, D.C. for votes for women, Rose is arrested for her suffragist activities. After her release she must come to terms with her dreams for the future.

Victory Garden is a reminder of how far we’ve come…and how far we still have to go.
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