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The Girl From Pit Lane

Author:

Gracie Hart

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Can two young, coal-miner's daughters survive on their own? Tragedy strikes a small Yorkshire mining town when Sarah Wild's husband dies in a terrible accident. Widowed and destitute, Sarah is forced to remarry to save her daughters, Mary-Anne and Eliza, from the workhouse. When their mother tragically dies, the sisters are left under the care of their drunken step-father. Unable to rely on him, they are determined to stick together. But things are complicated when Mary-Anne, the eldest, falls pregnant with the child of a married mine-owner. Scared and unsure what to do, the sisters try to hide Mary-Anne's pregnancy. But such things cannot stay secret for long...

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750546560

Published:

01-10-2018

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The English Agent

Author:

Clare Harvey

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Having suffered a traumatic experience in the Blitz, Edie feels utterly disillusioned with life in wartime London. The chance to work with the Secret Operations Executive (SOE) helping the resistance in Paris offers a fresh start. Codenamed 'Yvette', she's parachuted into France and met by the two other members of her SOE cell. Who can she trust? Back in London, Vera desperately needs to be made a UK citizen to erase the secrets of her past. Working at the foreign office in charge of agents presents an opportunity for blackmail. But when she loses contact with one agent in the field, codenamed Yvette, her loyalties are torn.

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750545037

Published:

01-12-2017

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The Escape

Author:

Clare Harvey

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Germany, 1945. Detta works as a translator for a Nazi-run labour camp for French workers. One winter morning, Detta passes a group of exhausted British prisoners of war being force-marched westwards. One prisoner catches her eye. The following day a local priest reveals that the prisoner needs her help. Berlin, 1989. After witnessing the fall of the Wall, Miranda, a British photography student, flees through the rubble into the East. Trapped in an abusive relationship, she believes her one hope for escape lies with an old postcard of the village where her grandmother Detta was born. But she suspects she is being followed by the Stasi...

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750547062

Published:

01-05-2019

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The Gunner Girl

Author:

Clare Harvey

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Bea has grown up part of a large, boisterous Kent family. But she hasn't heard from her sweetheart, and her mother is controlling her life. She needs to escape. Edie inhabits a world of wealth and privilege, but knows only too well that money can't buy happiness. She wants to be like Mary Churchill, to make a difference. Joan can't remember much of her past or family, and her home has been bombed in the Blitz. Desperate, she needs a refuge. Each one is a Gunner Girl: three very different women, one remarkable wartime friendship of shared hopes, lost love and terrible danger.

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750542197

Published:

01-04-2016

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The Night Raid

Author:

Clare Harvey

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World-renowned war artist Dame Laura Knight is commissioned to paint propaganda portraits of factory girls and is sent to the ordnance factories in her hometown of Nottingham. At first she relishes the opportunity, but when she starts work on a portrait of two particular women, Violet Smith, and her co-worker Zelah Fitzlord, memories begin to resurface that she has spent half a lifetime trying to forget. Violet is an industrial conscript, and her wages help a family back home in Kent. For Zelah, too, working in the gun factory is an escape: her dreams of the future were dashed in the Plymouth Blitz. But all three have something hidden...

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750546379

Published:

01-12-2018

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Helen's Tomorrow

Author:

Shirley Heaton

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Helen, daughter of middle-class mill owners, defies her mother when she marries 'beneath her'. And when tragedy strikes she is left widowed and penniless with two young daughters to support. Determined not to accept charity from her remorseful, guilt-ridden mother, Helen finds success when she returns to her job in antiques. But she is not prepared for the spiteful ways and bitter reprisals of her sister, Laura or the unwanted attention of greedy mill hand, Jack. During a visit to a London exhibition Helen's dreams are shattered once more and, during a traumatic incident, she unexpectedly meets surgeon, Charles Ravel. What will tomorrow hold for Helen?

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750545747

Published:

01-03-2018

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Till The End Of Time

Author:

Shirley Heaton

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1939. Cathy lives happily with her family in Australia, oblivious of the onset of WWII in Europe. In England, young Tom, devastated when his mother leaves the family home in Leeds, is determined to enlist as soon as he is of age. He joins the Royal Navy and is sent to the Far East, arriving in Sydney. Tom meets dance teacher, Cathy at a ballroom and it soon becomes obvious they are destined to be together. But what are their chances of keeping their romance alive when it is inevitable that, once the war is over, Tom must sail back to England?

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750543989

Published:

01-04-2017

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Christmas With The East End Angels

Author:

Rosie Hendry

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It's the most wonderful time of the year - and the East End Angels are working hard to keep Londoners safe. Frankie is trying to keep everything together. She can count on the support of the East End Angels, even in the face of family trouble. Winnie's beloved husband, Mac, is putting himself at risk every day in the bomb disposal unit and she's finding it hard while he's away. Bella's friendship with Winnie's brother, James, is getting closer all the time. Christmas on the Home Front is a hard time with loved ones far away - but the women of the Auxiliary Ambulance service are making do and mending.

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Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750547192

Published:

01-12-2019

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East End Angels

Author:

Rosie Hendry

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Strong-willed Winnie loves being part of the crew at Station Seventy-Five but her parents are less than happy. When a tragedy hits too close to home she finds herself wondering if she's cut out for this life after all. Former housemaid Bella was forced to leave the place she loved and is finally starting to build a new life but it seems she may have to start over once again. East-Ender Frankie's sense of loyalty keeps her tied to home so it's not easy for her to stay focused at work. These three very different women soon realise they'll need each other if they're to get through the days ahead.

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Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750545693

Published:

01-05-2018

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Secrets Of The East End Angels

Author:

Rosie Hendry

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London, 1941. The East End Angels - Frankie, Bella and Winnie - are settled into life as ambulance crew members at LAAS Station Seventy-Five. Frankie's grandfather is unwell and she promised him she would always look after Ivy, her step-grandmother, but things between the two women are becoming strained. Winnie is making the difficult decisions on call-outs and begins to wonder how much more war and destruction she can take? Bella starts driving the ambulances and is growing closer to James while her love for writing is opening up new doors. Life and war may keep testing the angels but their friendship will see them through the darkest of times.

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750547185

Published:

01-04-2019

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The Land Girls At Christmas

Author:

Jenny Holmes

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It's 1941 and as the Second World War rages on, girls from all over the country are signing up to the Women's Land Army. Renowned for their camaraderie and spirit, it is these brave women who step in to take on the gruelling farm work from the men conscripted into the armed forces. When Yorkshire mill girl Una joins the cause, she wonders how she'll adapt to country life. Luckily she's quickly befriended by experienced Land Girls Brenda and Grace. But as Christmas draws ever nearer, the girls' resolve is tested as scandals are revealed, lovers risk being torn apart, and patriotic loyalties are called into question...

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Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750547710

Published:

01-12-2019

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The Midwives Of Raglan Road

Author:

Jenny Holmes

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Summer, 1936. Newly trained midwife Hazel Price returns to the Yorkshire streets of her childhood, only to find that her modern methods and 'stuck-up' ways bring her into conflict with her family and other formidable residents of Raglan Road. Determined Hazel battles on, assisting with home deliveries and supporting the local GP. The days are long and hard but Hazel brings knowledge and compassion to the work she loves. Then tragedy strikes and accusations fly on Raglan Road. Will Hazel's reputation survive? And what of John, the man she is beginning to fall for - whose side will he take in the war between the old ways and the new?

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750545198

Published:

01-02-2018

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