Nevertheless She Persisted

Two sisters working in Holloway Prison in 1913, find themselves face-to-face with imprisoned suffragettes; women fighting for the same freedoms they want for themselves

Nancy is drawn to one inmate in particular – the enigmatic ‘Duchess’. She believes in deeds not words 

Clara is drawn to Ted. He believes in marriage


“Stunning, thought provoking… a must read for feminists everywhere”

Feminisio Libros Reviews

“This is a wonderfully written story of two sisters coming of age in a time of upheaval and social change; a story about protest and politics, class wars and gender wars. Nancy and Clara are fabulously well-drawn characters, and this book will appeal to readers who like strong female leads.” Historical Novel Society


Available as an audiobook, narrated by Rebecca Cooper.


Blog Post…

So let’s get straight to the point. Nevertheless She Persisted is a suffragette novel, written by a man.

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