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‘A Rebel At Pennington’s’
by Rachel Brimble
Cover Reveal / Mailbox Monday

Image Of Author Rachel Brimble

It looks very much as though requests by the lovely folks at Aria Fiction for cover reveals, are going to become as frequent as their equally popular Blog Tours, so I look forward to being a part of this journey in bringing you some great new authors and titles to enjoy!

A Rebel At Pennington’s will be going on Blog Tour at a later date, but meanwhile you can pre-order your copy ..

Pre-order link for UK customers

Pre-order link for US customers

As this cover reveal is scheduled to publish on a Monday and I have recently downloaded my reading copy from NetGalley, I shall be linking this post to the ‘Mailbox Monday’ meme, to help share the news far and wide!


Cover Image Of The Book 'A Rebel At Pennington's' By Author Rachel Brimble




Image Of Author Rachel BrimbleRachel Brimble lives in Wiltshire with her husband of twenty years, two teenage daughters and her beloved chocolate Labrador, Tyler.

Multi-published in the US, she is thrilled to have a new beginning, writing for Aria in the UK.

When Rachel isn’t writing, she enjoys reading across the genres, knitting and walking the English countryside with her family…often stopping off at a country pub for lunch and a chilled glass of Sauvignon Blanc.

Check out what Rachel is reading and all the latest news at her blog

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Cover Image Of The Book 'A Rebel At Pennington's' By Author Rachel BrimbleOne woman’s journey to find herself and help secure the vote.

Perfect for the fans of the TV series ‘Mr Selfridge’ and ‘The Paradise’

1911 Bath. Banished from her ancestral home, passionate suffrage campaigner, Esther Stanbury works as a window dresser in Pennington’s Department Store. She has hopes and dreams for women’s progression and will do anything to help secure the vote.

Owner of the prestigious Phoenix Hotel, Lawrence Culford has what most would view as a successful life. But Lawrence is harbouring shame, resentment and an anger that threatens his future happiness.

When Esther and Lawrence meet their mutual understanding of life’s challenges unites them and they are drawn to the possibility of a life of love that neither thought existed.

With the Coronation of King-Emperor George V looming, the atmosphere in Bath is building to fever pitch, as is the suffragists’ determination to secure the vote.

Will Esther’s rebellious nature lead her to ruin or can they overcome their pasts and look to build a future together?




Picture of an English red post boxis a gathering place for readers to share the books that came into their house during the last week. Be warned that Mailbox Monday can lead to envy, toppling TBR piles and humongous wish lists.

Mailbox Monday now has a permanent home, where links may be added each week. So why not stop by, leave a link to your own Mailbox Monday post, oh! and don’t forget to leave a comment for our three new joint administrators, after all, we all like to receive them … Your Hosts for  ‘Mailbox Monday

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This is a great way to plan out your reading week and see what others are currently reading as well… You never know where that next “must read” book will come from!

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  • So this is a continuation of the earlier book about the Pennington department store that you featured? It’s a time frame that I find interesting and I just finished a novel that was set (in part) around the same time, though in Scotland.

    I’m enjoying these new “cover reveals”. 🙂

    • No, I think this book can be read as a stand alone story, as the main characters are one of the employees of the department store and the manager of a nearby hotel.

      I guess that the owners of the department store, who were the main characters in ‘The Mistress Of Pennington’s’, will probably make an appearance in ‘A Rebel At Pennington’s’, but I don’t think this is a continuation of their story.

      1910 and 1911 are the timeframes for the respective stories, just prior to the Great War and with Women’s Suffrage very much in the spotlight, so I am with you in thinking this is a very interesting period to read about.

      Can you remember the title of the book you read, which was set in Scotland? 🙂

        • I shall look forward to your review, but I have already made my mind up to add the book to my list. It sounds right up my street and has had some amazing Goodreads ratings and reviews.

          Thanks for the heads-up 🙂

    • This is only the second ‘cover reveal’ I have taken part in and I am loving it so far, although for many months now I have watched and followed fellow bloggers tweeting out their cover reveal links regularly.

      It offers authors the opportunity to showcase the cover art of their upcoming book releases, before the pressure of all the real promotion (Blog Tours, interviews etc.) begins, so in answer to your question – yes! this is now the final cover for ‘A Rebel At Pennington’s’.

      Despite the fact I am a pre-approved NetGalley reader for Aria Fiction, this one caught my eye for a couple of reasons – The fictional department store of Pennington’s is set in the City of Bath, which is just down the road from me; Rachel Brimble also lives close by in one of the other market towns and I like to support local authors; and the timing of the storyline is particularly relevant, given this year’s centenary marking the end of The Great War.

      Thanks for taking the time to comment and I hope that all is well with you 🙂

    • Even in 1911, a child could take up full time employment at the age of 13, although a window dresser doesn’t seem like the menial kind of job a working class girl would have aspired to, so I’ll just have to wait and see when the book gets to the top of my TBR pile!

      Thanks for stopping by and enjoy the rest of your week. I hope that things are returning to normal for you 🙂

    • I remember you also liking the sound of author Rachel Brimble’s previous book ‘The Mistress Of Pennington’s’.

      I aim to try and read the books back to back, in order to track these two amazing female protagonists, as they attempt to break into what are both distinctly male oriented domains of the times.

      Thanks for visiting and taking the time to comment, I always value your thoughts about the books I feature 🙂

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