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The Blacksmith's Wife

Author:

Anne Doughty

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County Armagh, 1845. Married to the local blacksmith, young Sarah Hamilton spends her days looking after John and his apprentices at the forge. Her happiness is intensified by the steady love of her husband and the beautiful green landscape of her home on Drumilly Hill. But when tragedy strikes, her life is changed forever. As the crops across Ireland begin to fail and the textile industry struggles to adapt to new methods, Sarah isn't the only one enduring hardships. Along with her friends and neighbours, Sarah lives through loss and disappointment, but ultimately discovers love and the power of hope with the help of those dearest to her.

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750545396

Published:

01-02-2018

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A Nightingale Christmas Carol

Author:

Donna Douglas

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All that Dora Riley wants is her husband home safe for Christmas... The Nightingale Hospital, London, 1944: With her husband Nick away fighting, Dora struggles to keep the home fires burning and is put in charge of a ward full of German prisoners of war. Can she find it in her heart to care for her enemies? Fellow nurse Kitty thinks she might be falling for a German soldier, whilst Dora's old friend Helen returns from Europe with a dark secret. Can the women overcome their prejudices and the troubles of their past to do their duty for their country?

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750545068

Published:

01-10-2017

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A Nightingale Christmas Wish

Author:

Donna Douglas

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It's Christmas at the Nightingale Hospital... Sister Blake is revisited by a face from the past. Will buried secrets stop her from being happy? Lonely Helen Dawson has new responsibilities and trials, but is she looking for love in all the wrong places? And Matron puts the Nightingale first, even before her own health. With war looming large, will Matron and the Nightingale survive? With new hardships, new loves and new heartbreak, will anyone get their Christmas wish?

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750540681

Published:

01-11-2015

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District Nurse On Call

Author:

Donna Douglas

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West Yorkshire, 1926. After completing her training in Steeple Street, Agnes Sheridan is looking forward to making her mark as Bowden's first district nurse, confident she can make a difference in the locals' lives. But when Agnes arrives, she's treated with suspicion, labelled just another servant of the wealthy mine owners. The locals would much rather place their trust in the resident healer - Hannah Arkwright. And when the General Strike throws the village into turmoil, the miners and their families face hunger and hardship, and Agnes finds her loyalties tested. Now it's time to prove whose side she is really on...

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750546881

Published:

01-02-2019

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Nightingales At War

Author:

Donna Douglas

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The Nightingale nurses are doing their bit for king and country... Dora is the devoted mother of twin babies but, determined to help the war effort, she goes back to work at the Nightingale Hospital. More used to nights out in the West End, Jennifer and Cissy volunteer in the hope of tending to handsome soldiers. For shy and troubled Eve, the hospital provides an escape from the pressures of home. But as the war takes its toll, will the Nightingale Hospital survive the Blitz?

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750542265

Published:

01-02-2016

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Nightingales On Call

Author:

Donna Douglas

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Dora and her old enemy Lucy are paired up on the children's ward for the final three months of their training. The two nurses couldn't be more different, but they have more in common than they think, as they each hide a secret heartache. And the new trainee nurse Effie can't wait to escape her small Irish village, and make her way as a nurse in London. But Effie's sister Katie soon begins to worry that Effie's behaviour is out of control. And Jess the feisty eldest daughter of a notorious East End family is determined to prove herself as a maid.

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750540209

Published:

01-01-2015

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Nightingales Under The Mistletoe

Author:

Donna Douglas

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Christmas 1941: the nurses at the Nightingale Hospital are facing their toughest winter yet. Every news bulletin announces more losses and the British people are weary and demoralised. Millie is recently widowed and dealing with the demands of her family's estate. It's not long before her old world of The Nightingale begins to beckon, along with a long-lost love... Jess would prefer to be nursing on the front line but is instead sent to the countryside. Effie finds herself exiled to a small village, but she soon finds excitement in the shape of a smooth-talking GI. But there is heartache in the countryside too...

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Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750542210

Published:

01-10-2016

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The Nightingale Christmas Show

Author:

Donna Douglas

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Matron Kathleen Fox has the job of putting the Nightingale Hospital back together. But memories and ghosts of those lost fill the bomb-damaged buildings, and she wonders if she is up to the task. In the name of festive cheer Kathleen decides to put on a Christmas Show for the patients. The idea is received with mixed feelings from the nurses, who are struggling with their own post-war problems. And the rivalry between newcomer Assistant Matron Charlotte Davis and ward sister Violet Tanner isn't helping matters. Could the Nightingale Christmas Show be just what the doctor ordered - not just for the patients, but for the nurses too...?

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750547154

Published:

01-12-2018

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The Nightingale Nurses

Author:

Donna Douglas

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Helen is at a crossroads in her life as she battles with her domineering mother over both her love life and her future career. Dora can't stop loving Nick, who is married to her best friend, Ruby. But a dark secret has the potential to destroy Ruby's marriage. Millie is anxious about her fiance being sent to Spain to cover the Civil War, and things only get worse when she encounters a fortune-teller who gives her a sinister warning. With war looming in Europe, the women of the Nightingale have to face their own challenges, at work and in love.

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750539388

Published:

01-07-2014

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The Nightingale Sisters

Author:

Donna Douglas

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Violet The new night sister is not all she seems. Who is she and what dark secret is she hiding? As the mystery deepens, Sister Wren is determined to find out the truth. Dora The student nurse is struggling with her own secret, and with her heartbreak over Nick. A new arrival on the ward brings the chance to put a smile back on her face. But can she really get over Nick so easily? Millie Dora's fellow student is also torn between two men in her life. But then an unexpected friendship with an elderly patient makes her question where her heart -and her future - really lies.

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750538695

Published:

01-02-2014

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The Nurses Of Steeple Street

Author:

Donna Douglas

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Welcome to the district nurses' home on Steeple Street, where everyone has a secret... Ambitious young nurse Agnes Sheridan had a promising future ahead of her until a tragic mistake brought all her dreams crashing down and cost her the love and respect of everyone around her. Now she has come to Leeds for a fresh start as a trainee district nurse. But Agnes finds herself facing unexpected challenges as she is assigned to Quarry Hill, one of the city's most notorious slums. Before she can redeem herself in the eyes of her family, she must first win the trust and respect of her patients and fellow nurses.

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750543798

Published:

01-03-2017

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Miss Nightingale's Nurses

Author:

Kate Eastham

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Ada Houston's life is shattered when her brother Frank goes missing following an accident at the docks. She hears a rumour that he survived and left Liverpool to fight a foreign war, so she boards a ship to bring him home. But the battlefields of the Crimea are a hostile place for a penniless young woman. Then one day she is offered the chance to train as a nurse under the famous Florence Nightingale. Ada shows great aptitude as she cares for her injured countrymen, makes new friends and finds romance. But Frank is still missing and she needs to find him before it's too late...

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750547246

Published:

01-05-2019

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