The Day of the Buttefly Author:Nora Lofts A wonderful novel of a woman whose beautiful spirit and faith in the future will delight Norah Loft's legions of fans. — When Daisy Holt is fired from her first job as a nursemaid, her fortune goes from bad to worse and she seems destined for a life in a London brothel. But fortune had not reckoned with a kindly madam with a shrewd eye for a goo... more »d investment who spares Daisy from her imminent fate. Taught to become a dancer and not a prostitute, her talent enchants the wealthy patrons who find her pluckiness and rustic charm refreshing. Daisy's star is clearly in the ascendant.
But in this tale of early-nineteenth-century London, fate has only begun to have its capricious and cruel way with Daisy's future. And, when her radiance attracts the eye of an artist obsessed with painting a portrait, Daisy experiences her first romance and the first of her sorrows as well.« less