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Moving On

Author:

Millie Gray

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May 1945. In post-war Leith, the Anderson family must come to terms with the reality of peacetime Britain. Johnny's hopes of a life in politics finally come true, but will his vows to remain a dutiful husband and father be kept? Peacetime is not easy for Johnny's Polish brother-in-law Hans, either. Meanwhile nurse Kitty - Johnny's daughter from his first marriage - gets caught up in a sensational trial when her friend Laura's brother is accused of murder. Kitty is fascinated by the seemingly cold but eloquent prosecuting counsel - and he is bewitched by her. When they meet again four years later, will his behaviour be a barrier to a future relationship?

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750544825

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01-08-2017

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Silver Linings

Author:

Millie Gray

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1939: The unexpected death of Sandra Anderson dramatically and ruthlessly changes forever the lives of the family she leaves behind. Kitty, her spoiled and pampered fifteen-year-old daughter, has to give up her dreams of a career, as she becomes the family drudge. Sandra's heartbroken husband, Johnny, finds solace for his grief by becoming the main mouthpiece for his Trade Union in the shipyards, leaving little time for new-born Rosebud, whose birth caused her mother's death. And to add to what seems insurmountable problems, Kitty and Johnny must try to fulfil the death bed promises they made to Sandra, which makes a nearly impossible situation even worse.

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750542074

Published:

01-05-2016

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The Tangling Of The Web

Author:

Millie Gray

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Sally, who married young to escape her appalling childhood, is often left to bitterly reflect on the hand she has been dealt. She is, on the whole, happy caring for her handsome husband, his mother, her own three children, one of whom has a disability, and her Walter Mitty sister. Then suddenly her world comes crashing down when her husband leaves her with no warning. With hard work and sheer determination she turns around a Leith pub which has a shocking reputation but still takes time to care for her ever increasing family. Finding answers to awkward questions which have troubled her all her life.

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ISBN:

9780750539494

Published:

01-07-2014

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When Sorry Is Not Enough

Author:

Millie Gray

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Four years on from discovering their true heritage, Sally and Luke have overcome their animosity to forge a trusting brother-sister relationship. So when Luke returns home from the Hong Kong police force, he asks Sally for help to prove the innocence of his friend Irish. But Sally already has her hands full. As well as tending her flourishing business empire, she must also pick up the pieces when her family - from her feckless sister Josie to her self-centred daughter Margo - runs into trouble. Moreover, she must put her own dreams on hold because the man she loves is not free to be with her.

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ISBN:

9780750541275

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01-08-2015

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Divided Loyalty

Author:

Roberta Grieve

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Forbidden by her father to work on their farm, Celia Raines takes a job at the local printing works. When war comes, Celia hopes to achieve her ambition of being a farmer. But her boss has taken on sensitive work for the Ministry of Information and Celia is forced to stay. Romance blossoms between Celia and Matthew Dangerfield, an RAF friend of her brother Edgar. Both men are engaged on bombing missions but Edgar is beginning to have doubts. Celia and Matt quarrel when he confides in her his concerns about the effect Edgar is having on morale. When Matt's plane is shot down while returning from a bombing mission, Celia knows they may never get the chance to resolve their differences.

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780753153895

Published:

01-08-2015

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On Wings Of Song

Author:

Roberta Grieve

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Rebellious society girl Arabella Raynsford is leading a double life as a music hall singer but to escape a possible scandal, she flees to Constantinople to join Florence Nightingale. Arabella's ambitious mother wants her to marry wealthy Irish landowner Oswald Delaney but she has fallen in love with humble engineer Nat Sloane, a man her parents will never accept as a suitable husband. Besides, marriage will mean having to give up singing. Will she be able to find her path to happiness?

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780753186619

Published:

01-03-2011

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Child Of The Mersey

Author:

Annie Groves

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Kitty Callaghan has plenty on her plate. Since her mother died when she was just a child, she's cooked, cleaned and scraped to make ends meet for her drunken father and her headstrong brothers. Rita Kennedy, living with her husband under the roof of her spiteful mother-in-law, is desperate for their own home. Perhaps that will help them get their marriage back on track? For the two women, and others like them on Liverpool's dockside, the threatening clouds of war will bring heartache and tragedy. It will take courage, and ties of friendship and family to see them through the dark days of war.

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750540704

Published:

01-04-2015

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Christmas On The Mersey

Author:

Annie Groves

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Rita Kennedy is forced to face some unpalatable truths about her husband, Charlie. But she must still play the part of dutiful wife, while her childhood sweetheart, Jack Callaghan, has shown her nothing but kindness. For Kitty Callaghan, burying herself in her work distracts her from the constant worry about her brothers, Danny and Tommy. And then there's Frank Feeny, the man she adores. Will they ever be together? With a Christmas of rationing and 'going without' to look forward to, the women of Empire Street are being tested like never before. But their troubles are only just beginning...

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750540711

Published:

01-10-2015

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Only A Mother Knows

Author:

Annie Groves

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In the midst of The Blitz, four young women, Tilly, Sally, Dulcie and Agnes have witnessed the heartache and pain that Hitler's bombs have inflicted on ordinary Londoners. Tilly is desperate to wed beau, Drew. Terrified that something will happen to prevent them from being together, her fears seem to be coming true when he is called back to America. For her concerned mother, Olive, this only adds to her worries for Tilly. For Dulcie, the war has brought an old flame, David, back in her life, but his terrible injuries have changed his life forever. And Agnes is about to find something that will change her life, too.

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750538480

Published:

01-01-2014

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The Mersey Daughter

Author:

Annie Groves

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When her good-for-nothing husband runs off with his fancy woman, Rita Kennedy is left at the mercy of Empire Street's gossips. The one thing that keeps her going is knowing her children are safely evacuated - that and the loving letters she receives from Jack Callaghan, her childhood sweetheart, but a life together is an impossible dream. Her friend, the shy Kitty Callaghan, has plucked up the courage to do her bit and joining the Wrens has opened up an exciting new world. But despite finding romance with a handsome doctor, she can't forget Frank Feeny, the brave officer who still inhabits her dreams...

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750545273

Published:

01-01-2018

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Winter On The Mersey

Author:

Annie Groves

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Kitty Callaghan is finally coming home and she isn't the same girl they will remember. Like many others, Kitty has seen her fair share of tragedy and instead of thinking about romance, is determined to do her bit for King and country. When Kitty finds herself stationed alongside Frank Feeny, the brave young officer who has always held a special place in her heart, feelings she thinks are long-buried rise to the surface. Britain is on the verge of victory, but will Kitty embrace the future and learn to love again?

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750546942

Published:

01-10-2018

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A Liverpool Song

Author:

Ruth Hamilton

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Andrew Sanderson, brilliant surgeon and renowned musician, is grieving the death of his beloved wife Mary, when his younger daughter turns up on the doorstep, having left her wealthy and philandering husband. It's not long before the house is overrun with daughters, grandchildren, sons-in-law and a boisterous stray dog called Storm. At Andrew's time of life, is that really what he needs? One thing is for sure, home is a lot more interesting than it once was. Andrew starts to realize that there is indeed a new road to be travelled; he just has to let go of his grief and embrace tomorrow...

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750538794

Published:

01-02-2014

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