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The Last Pearl

Author:

Leah Fleming

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1879, York: Greta Costello works as a Saturday girl for an old jeweller, Saul Abrahams. Her long fingers and appreciation of beauty persuade Saul to train her as a pearl stringer, which leads her to a new life. 1879, Scotland: Jem Baillie knows the immense power of a perfect pearl. His father was a fisherman in Scotland, and together they found the rarest of pearls, a great white pearl they call Queenie. When this is stolen, they seek revenge. This is one woman's journey to open the shell she has built around herself to reveal the true beauty within.

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750543194

Published:

01-01-2017

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A Christmas Candle

Author:

Katie Flynn

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1939. All over Britain, children are being evacuated. Eve Armstrong and her little brother are headed for Devon with their mother. As the train pulls out of London, Eve sees a rude boy sticking his tongue out amongst the shabbily dressed evacuees. At first Eve is happier than ever at Drake's Farm. Not even her daily chores dampen her spirits. So when Eve runs into the boy from the station, Johnny Durrell, they call a truce and soon become firm friends. But then new evacuee Connie Hale arrives on the scene. Connie is pretty, but also lazy and spiteful - and Johnny's new best friend. Will she fight for Johnny or concede defeat?

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750546539

Published:

01-11-2018

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A Christmas Gift

Author:

Katie Flynn

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Liverpool, 1939: Sixteen-year-old Lizzy Atherton is forced to flee her violent step-father in the middle of the night, and finds herself stranded on a station platform completely alone. Desperate to know what has become of her beloved mother, who she had no choice but to leave behind, Lizzy returns the next day only to find her home deserted. Devastated, Lizzy joins forces with her old school friend Dolly and Clara, an escaped evacuee, and vows to find her mother whatever it takes. But the war rages on and demands on the home front take Lizzy's life in an unexpected direction.

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750547987

Published:

01-12-2019

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A Family Christmas

Author:

Katie Flynn

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Jimmy and Mo Trewin have been living with the cruel Mrs Huxtable since their mother died and their father left them. Life is miserable, but when Mrs Huxtable's brutal son returns home, they are forced to run for their lives. Young teacher Glenys Trent has just lost her job. With no family to turn to, she's expecting a bleak Christmas, until fate leads Jimmy and Mo to her door. Glenys agrees to help them find their mother's family in Wales. But the journey is fraught with danger as Cyril continues to pursue them. Will they ever find a place of safety?

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750540506

Published:

01-09-2015

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A Mother's Love

Author:

Katie Flynn

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Liverpool, 1940. There comes a moment in every child's life when they must learn to stand on their own two feet. For 15-year-old Ellie Lancton, that time has come all too soon. The death of her mother and the increase in air raids leaves Ellie alone and in grave danger. It's not long before she is forced to leave her beloved Liverpool behind and cross the Mersey to seek refuge in the countryside. But as the war takes comforts away, so too does it bring new opportunities; for work, new friendships, and perhaps a little love...

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750548007

Published:

01-02-2020

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An Orphan's Christmas

Author:

Katie Flynn

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Liverpool, 1936. Molly Penelope Hardwick has been abandoned in Haisborough Orphanage. Desperate to discover her background, she befriends another orphan, Lenny Smith. Together they sneak out to roam the city of Liverpool, and hatch plans for their escape. But when Molly is forced to leave the orphanage, Lenny has no idea where she's gone. And when war is declared, he soon forgets about his childhood pal to focus on his posting with the RAF in Scrimpton. What Lenny doesn't know is that Molly has her sights set on joining the WAAF. The chances are they will see each other again, but will it be the same after all this time?

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750544672

Published:

01-10-2017

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A Sixpenny Christmas

Author:

Katie Flynn

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As the worst storm of the century sweeps through the mountains of Snowdonia and across the Mersey, two women, Molly and Ellen, give birth to girls in a Liverpool Maternity Hospital. Molly and Rhys Roberts farm sheep in Snowdonia and Ellen is married to a docker, Sam O'Mara, but despite their different backgrounds the two young women become firm friends, though Molly has a secret she can share with no one.

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750540117

Published:

01-12-2014

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A Summer Promise

Author:

Katie Flynn

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Maddy Hebditch has been living in poor conditions with her cantankerous grandmother since she was orphaned when she was young. And although life is hard, Maddy has her friends Alice, Marigold and Tom to help her. Together the four spend summers exploring the Dales and making plans for the future. Until war breaks out and everything changes. Maddy joins the ATS, where she is recruited for one of the most dangerous jobs a woman could do in wartime: work on the ack-ack sites. All four face dangers as the war worsens, but when Tom is terribly injured Maddy's world falls apart...

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750541916

Published:

01-01-2016

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Christmas At Tuppenny Corner

Author:

Katie Flynn

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Liverpool, 1939: As winter descends on Tuppenny Corner and rumours of war float across the canals, fifteen-year-old Rosie O'Leary is undergoing a dramatic upheaval. Forced to say goodbye to all she holds dear and embark on a new life aboard The Kingfisher, her world is suddenly full of uncertainty. But new beginnings open up new possibilities... When fellow bargee - the handsome Tim Bradley - offers to show Rosie the sights of Liverpool, she jumps at the chance and it's not long before their friendship grows into something more. But when Tim is called up to join the RAF, Rosie's dream of a future together must be put on hold...

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Soft Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750547550

Published:

01-12-2019

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The Forget-Me-Not Summer

Author:

Katie Flynn

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Miranda and her mother, Arabella, live comfortably. But when her mother tells her she can no longer afford their present lifestyle, they have a blazing row, and Miranda goes to bed angry. When she wakes the next morning, her mother has disappeared. When searches fail to discover Arabella's whereabouts, Miranda is forced to live with her Aunt Vi and cousin Beth, who resent her presence and treat her badly. Miranda is miserable, but when she meets a neighbour, Steve, things begin to look up and Steve promises to help his new friend in her search, and does so until war intervenes...

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Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750540124

Published:

01-03-2015

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The Runaway

Author:

Katie Flynn

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When Dana and Caitlin meet by chance on the ferry from Ireland, they soon realise that the search for work is not the only thing they have in common. They are both in search of new lives in Liverpool, leaving their secrets behind in Ireland. But Dana is ambitious and resourceful, and when the opportunity comes to own their own tearoom, she persuades her friend to join her. When Caitlin's new man-friend says he'll back them, they are delighted and soon the tearoom is thriving. Then fate intervenes, and soon the girls find themselves fighting to survive in a world on the brink of war.

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750540131

Published:

01-01-2015

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Time To Say Goodbye

Author:

Katie Flynn

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Imogen, Rita and Debby are evacuated to live with Auntie and her niece, Jill, who run the Canary and Linnet Public House. The countryside is heaven to the three, especially after they meet Woody and Josh. They find that climbing to the top of the biggest tree in the wood they have the perfect view of the nearest RAF station. Then they find an injured flier and the war becomes a stark reality. As they grow up, love and rivalry enter their lives and, twenty years on, when the girls decide on a reunion, many surprises come to light...

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750540322

Published:

01-05-2015

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