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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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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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Genre:

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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Genre:

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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Genre:

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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A Brighter Day Tomorrow

Author:

Pam Evans

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When they're not working in a West London munitions factory, Liz Beck and her best friend Marg find time for fun and laughter at the local ice rink. Then a couple of handsome American servicemen sweep them off their feet and Marg's dream of becoming a GI bride looks like it might come true. But tragedy strikes and Liz makes a discovery that causes a rift in her family. With almost nothing left to lose, she finds love and support where she least expects it and, as the war comes to an end, she hopes for a brighter day tomorrow...

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Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750547697

Published:

01-10-2019

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On Her Own Two Feet

Author:

Pam Evans

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In the middle of a party to celebrate the Silver Jubilee of King George V in 1935, Mollie Fisher's good-for-nothing husband walks out on her and their baby girl. Luckily, her mother is delighted to look after baby Esme while Mollie goes out to work. Meanwhile, her nan encourages her to join a local keep-fit class, which opens her eyes to a whole new world. Determined to better herself, Mollie qualifies as a fitness instructor and starts to run her own classes for the local community, where she befriends a group of women she would never have known existed. But with the outbreak of the Second World War and the ever-present danger of losing her loved ones in the London bombings, it takes courage for Mollie to stand on her own two feet...

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Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9781444830316

Published:

01-11-2016

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When The Lights Go Down

Author:

Pam Evans

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It is 1938 and the threat of war looms on the streets of London. But, when the lights go down in the cinema aisles, usherette Daisy Blake is transported to a world of glamour and romance. Daisy falls in love with the handsome organist, Al Dawson. Then war is declared and, just after Al leaves for the frontline, Daisy discovers she's pregnant. Her mother is distraught; she doesn't think Al is right for her daughter and when Daisy's letters to him go unanswered, her mother encourages her to marry John, the cinema's projectionist, to spare her further heartache.

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Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750547680

Published:

01-07-2019

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Christmas At Woolworths

Author:

Elaine Everest

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Best friends Sarah, Maisie and Freda are brought together by their jobs at Woolworths. With their loved ones away busy fighting the enemy, their bonds of friendship strengthen each day. Betty Billington is the manager at Woolworths, and a rock for the girls, having given up on love... Until a mysterious stranger turns up one day - could he reignite a spark in Betty? As the year draws to a close, and Christmas approaches, the girls must rely on each other to navigate the dark days that lie ahead... With so much change, can their friendship survive the war?

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Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750546904

Published:

01-11-2018

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