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Take Hold Of Tomorrow
Karen Abbott
 

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Family Saga
Price: £ 18.79
Isbn: 9780750538664
Published: 01-02-2014

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Determined for a better future, Ellen, a kitchen maid, takes every opportunity to further herself and is promoted to lady's maid. But the advancement in her status attracts declarations of love from three very different men: John, the master's son; Charlie, a farmer's lad; and Leslie, her mistress's fiancÚ. Jealousy and betrayal plague her life once more and grasping hold of a better tomorrow is a dream that is beginning to slip away.

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Above Us The Sky
Milly Adams
 

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Family Saga
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Isbn: 9780750542852
Published: 01-07-2016

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Newly qualified teacher Phyllie Saunders is evacuated with her school to Dorset. As she struggles to control the crowd of tearful children, she sees Sammy. Her oldest and dearest friend is on the way to join his submarine, and as he kisses her goodbye, everything changes for them. But now that war is tearing them apart, is it too late? Phyllie throws herself into village life, determined to protect and nurture the children in her care. But war leaves no one untouched, and Phyllie will need all the support of the community, as she waits and prays for Sammy's safe return...

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At Long Last Love
Milly Adams
 

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Family Saga
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Isbn: 9780750546287
Published: 01-09-2018

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It's July 1942, and nightclub singer Kate Watson has made a home for herself in bomb-blitzed London. A motley crew of friends has replaced the family she?s not spoken to in years. Until one evening Kate's sister, Sarah walks back into her life. Sarah has a favour to ask: she needs Kate to return home to Dorset for one month to look after her daughter, Lizzie. Reluctantly Kate agrees, even though it means facing the troubled past she hoped she'd escaped. As the war continues, Kate must fight her own battles and find not only the courage to forge a future but perhaps, at long last, love.

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Sisters At War
Milly Adams
 

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Family Saga
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Isbn: 9780750544979
Published: 01-11-2017

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Bryony and Hannah are sisters, but they couldn't be more different, and war has brought even more of a rift between them. Hannah is young and headstrong. No one will stop her from doing what she wants, and she wants to stay in Jersey. But Bryony is happiest amongst her family and loved ones, and at Combe Lodge everyone is pitching in. The family home has filled with evacuees and Bryony has joined the ATA, helping to ferry planes across the country, whatever the risk. When Jersey is occupied by the enemy, Bryony knows she needs to reach out to save her sister. But is she too late?

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Daughter Of The Dales
Diane Allen
 

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Family Saga
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Isbn: 9780750547130
Published: 01-03-2019

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The death of the family matriarch, Charlotte Atkinson, at Windfell Manor casts a long shadow over Charlotte's husband Archie and her two children, Isabelle and Danny. Isabelle takes over the running of Atkinson's department store but her pride - and heart - is tested when her husband James brings scandal upon the family. Danny's wife Harriet is still struggling to deal with the death of their first two children - a death she blames Isabelle for. Meanwhile, Danny and Harriet's daughter Rosie has fallen for local stable boy, Ethan. Will he stand by her or will he cause her heartache? And can Isabelle restore her friendship with Harriet to unite the family once more?

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Like Father, Like Son
Diane Allen
 

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Family Saga
Price: £ 20.89
Isbn: 9781444830262
Published: 01-11-2016

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From birth, Polly Harper seems destined for tragedy. Raised by her loving grandparents on Paradise Farm, she is unknowingly tangled in a web of secrecy regarding her parentage. When she falls in love with Tobias, the wealthy son of a local landowner of disrepute, her anxious grandparents send her to work in a dairy. There she is instantly drawn to the handsome Matt Dinsdale, propelling her further into the depths of forbidden romance and dark family secrets. When tragedy strikes, Polly is forced to confront her past and decide the course of her future. Will she lose everything, or will she finally realize that her roots and love lie in Paradise?

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The Windfell Family Secrets
Diane Allen
 

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Family Saga
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Isbn: 9781444837025
Published: 01-06-2018

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Twenty-one years have passed since Charlotte Booth fought to keep Ferndale Mill and her home at Windfell Manor following her traumatic first marriage. Now happily married to her childhood sweetheart, Archie Atkinson, she seeks only the best for their children, Isabelle and Danny. But Danny's head is turned by a local girl of ill repute... Meanwhile, the beautiful and secretive Isabelle shares all the traits of her biological father, the notorious Joseph Dawson. And when she announces that she is to marry John Sidgwick, her mother quickly warns her against him. An ex-drinking mate of her late father who faces bankruptcy, Charlotte fears his interest in Isabelle is founded more upon self-preservation than any notions of love. What she doesn't realize is how far he's willing to go to protect his future...

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Daisy's Long Road Home
Merryn Allingham
 

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Family Saga
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Isbn: 9780750543743
Published: 01-07-2017

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1948: Daisy Driscoll is working as a qualified Sister in Brighton. The war may be over, but Daisy's heart is in turmoil. Abandoned in childhood and haunted by the experience of her first marriage, Daisy no longer trusts anyone. Convinced the roots of her identity lie in India, and desperate to find the truth, Daisy leaps at the chance to leave her lonely life behind when her friend Grayson Harte travels to the East on business. As she uncovers long-hidden secrets about the family she never knew, will she be able to put the past behind her and find happiness after all?

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The Buttonmaker's Daughter
Merryn Allingham
 

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Family Saga
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Isbn: 9780750545570
Published: 01-04-2018

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May, 1914. Nestled in Sussex, the Summerhayes mansion seems the perfect country idyll. But with a long-running feud in the Summers family and tensions in Europe deepening, Summerhayes' peaceful days are numbered. For Elizabeth Summer, the lazy quiet of her home has become stifling. A chance meeting with Aiden Kellaway, an architect's assistant, offers the secret promise of escape. But to secure her family's future, Elizabeth must marry well. A man of trade falls far from her father's uncompromising standards. As the sweltering heat of 1914 builds to a storm, Elizabeth faces a choice between family loyalty and an uncertain future with the man she loves.

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The Girl From Cobb Street
Merryn Allingham
 

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Family Saga
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Isbn: 9780750543514
Published: 01-02-2017

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Growing up in an orphanage on East London's Cobb Street, Daisy Driscoll never felt the warm heart of home. Forging her own way in the world, she struggles to make ends meet in a country on the brink of the Second World War. Her fortunes change when she meets Gerald Mortimer, a handsome cavalry subaltern in the Indian army. Finally, Daisy has found someone to love of her very own. But soon she discovers she's pregnant and Gerald is not all he claims. As he leads her along a path of danger and scandal, Daisy must find the strength within herself to get through her darkest hour.

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The Nurse's War
Merryn Allingham
 

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Family Saga
Price: £ 18.79
Isbn: 9780750543736
Published: 01-04-2017

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The unforgettable sequel to The Girl from Cobb Street 1941: As a nurse in the rubble-strewn East End of London, Daisy Driscoll is a first-hand witness to the trauma of the Second World War. The blare of guns and bombs assailing the dark empty streets of London are now the soundtrack to her life. Yet this isn't the only war Daisy is fighting - there's a battlefield in her heart as she deals with her husband's cruel betrayal. As Daisy tries to forge a new life without him, she is determined not to become dependent on another man - but first she must face her very deepest fears...

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The Secret Of Summerhayes
Merryn Allingham
 

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Family Saga
Price: £ 18.79
Isbn: 9780750546782
Published: 01-12-2018

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Summer, 1944. Bombed out by the blitz, Bethany Merston takes up a post as companion to elderly Alice Summer, last remaining inhabitant of the dilapidated and crumbling Summerhayes estate. Now a shadow of its former glory; most of the rooms have been shut up, the garden is overgrown and the whole place feels as unwelcoming as the family themselves. Struggling with the realities of war, Alice is plagued by anonymous letters and haunting visions of her old household. Beth tries to convince her it's all in her mind but then she starts to unravel the mysteries surrounding the aristocratic family's past.

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