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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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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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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750547680

Published:

01-07-2019

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A Gift From Woolworths

Author:

Elaine Everest

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As the war moves into 1945 the lives of the women of Woolworths continue. When store manager Betty Billington announces that she is expecting a baby, her life is about to change more than she expects. Freda has fallen in love with a handsome Scottish engineer. Maisie loves being a mother and also caring for her two nieces, although she still has her own dreams. When her brother appears on the scene he brings unexpected danger. Meanwhile Sarah dreams of her husband's return and a cottage with roses around the door. Will our girls sail into times of peace, or will they experience more heartache and sorrow?

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750547789

Published:

01-01-2020

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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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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750546904

Published:

01-11-2018

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The Butlins Girls

Author:

Elaine Everest

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Molly Missons hasn't had the best of times recently. Having lost her parents, now some dubious long-lost family are attempting to steal her home and livelihood... After a horrendous ordeal, Molly applies for a job as a Butlins auntie and leaves for Skegness. Molly finds true friendship in Freda, Bunty and Plum. But the biggest shock is discovering that star of the silver screen, Johnny Johnson, is working at Butlin's as head of the entertainment team. Johnny takes an instant liking to Molly and she begins to shed the shackles of her recent traumas. Is he the distraction she needs - or is he too good to be true?

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Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750545501

Published:

01-03-2018

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The Woolworths Girls

Author:

Elaine Everest

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A Sunday Times Bestseller It's 1938 and as the threat of war hangs over the country, Sarah Caselton is preparing for her new job at Woolworths. Before long, she forms a tight bond with two of her colleagues: the glamorous Maisie and shy Freda. The trio immediately form a close-knit friendship, sharing their hopes and dreams for the future. But with war clouding the horizon, the young men and women of Woolworths realize that there are bigger battles ahead. It's a dangerous time for the nation, and an even more perilous time to fall in love...

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750543163

Published:

01-04-2017

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Wartime At Woolworths

Author:

Elaine Everest

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Freda leaves the safety of her hometown to go in search of her distant mother. But when she arrives, it's the scars of war that greet her. Ruby is a kindly soul, looking out for everyone - none more so than the cantankerous Vera. But when Vera's home is under threat, Ruby realizes something must be wrong - what is she hiding? Maisie is devoted to her young family and to Woolworths, but her happy life with her RAF officer husband and baby daughter leads her to think of the family she left behind . . . With families separated by war, will the Woolworths girls be able to pull together?

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750547772

Published:

01-11-2019

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The Girls Of Ennismore

Author:

Patricia Falvey

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Ireland, 1900. Two girls meet. They are from vastly different worlds, but will be united in friendship through loves, losses and wars. It's the early years of the twentieth century, and Victoria Bell and Rosie Killeen are best friends. Growing up in rural Ireland's County Mayo, their friendship is forged against the glorious backdrop of Ennismore House. However, Victoria, born of the aristocracy, and Rosie, daughter of a local farmer, both find that the disparity of their class and the simmering social tension in Ireland will push their friendship to the brink...

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750545105

Published:

01-01-2018

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All The Dark Secrets

Author:

Jennie Felton

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When terrible tragedy strikes at the local colliery, the residents of Fairley Terrace's ten houses suffer more than one loss and for Maggie Donovan the world turns upside down. Turning for comfort to the one man she can trust, she finds a sudden and undeniable passion instead. But any future with Josh Withers seems a betrayal of her past, and Maggie realises the only way to survive is to conceal a very dark secret of her own...

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Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9781785410376

Published:

01-05-2016

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The Girl Below Stairs

Author:

Jennie Felton

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Edie Cooper has grown up at Fairley Terrace. Now twenty, she spends her days working as lady's maid to Christina, the beautiful adopted daughter of the powerful Fairley family, and her nights dreaming of a life with handsome local lad Charlie Oglethorpe. Although broken-hearted when Charlie leaves for London, Edie finds consolation in her friendship with Christina, who asks for help in uncovering the mystery of her true parentage. But their search for answers puts Edie and Christina in grave danger. Someone at Fairley Hall wants to keep long-buried secrets hidden. Will Edie be able to protect Christina? And will she find her own path to happiness with Charlie?

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Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750545556

Published:

01-03-2018

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The Miner's Daughter

Author:

Jennie Felton

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When Annie Day loses her beloved husband in a tragic mining disaster, she cannot afford the luxury of grief. For now she must find a way to support herself and her two young daughters, Kitty and Lucy, and marriage to widower Algernon Pierce seems to be the answer to Annie's prayers. For a time, all is well. But beneath her new husband's respectable veneer, lies a darkness which deepens as the years roll by. Annie begins to fear for her daughters' futures, particularly vibrant, headstrong Lucy, whose defiance of Algernon alters the course of their lives for ever...

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Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750543156

Published:

01-12-2016

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A Family For Christmas

Author:

Linda Finlay

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Eliza is just fourteen years old when she is forced out of her home one freezing winter's night. Lost and alone, she struggles across the snowy moors before collapsing on the doorstep of the reclusive Fay, who nurses her back to health. Eliza discovers a love of the wilderness and a talent for making perfume from the local flowers. More than anything though, she longs for a real home. She takes an apprenticeship as a perfumer in a distant town, but is miserable, until a handsome young man invites Eliza into his heart, and his home. It looks like Eliza may finally find a family for Christmas.

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750543354

Published:

01-11-2016

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