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Heart Of Stone

Author:

Jane Jackson

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Sarah Govier supports herself and her illegitimate son on the income from Talvan, the quarry she inherited from her father. But businessman Kinser Landry has good reason for wanting Talvan and will stop at nothing to get it. Sarah turns in desperation to James Crago, a gunpowder manufacturer whose land adjoins hers. After twenty years as soldier and diplomat in India, Crago has returned home, with his face horrifically scarred. Local reaction to his appearance has turned him into a recluse. Neither James nor Sarah is prepared for the powerful attraction that draws them ever closer. Can they overcome the past and find courage to love again?

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Family Saga

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9780750542326

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01-04-2016

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A Christmas Gift

Author:

Ruby Jackson

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As the daughter of the local cinema manager, Sally Brewer has always dreamed of stardom. When she gets offered a theatre job in London, any fancy notions she has are quickly dashed when faced with the reality of long hours with no prospect of a speaking part. But all this goes out of Sally's mind once the nightly hail of German bombs start to rain down on London. She joins the newly formed ENSA and is soon raising morale all over the bombed-out city - there is little time for love.

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ISBN:

9780750539012

Published:

01-09-2015

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Churchill's Angels

Author:

Ruby Jackson

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Dartford 1939: Grace, Sally and twins Daisy and Rose are determined to do their bit when war is declared. Grace, signs up for the Land Army. Sally's dream of stage school is thwarted by the war. Nothing has prepared the twins for the shock of the nightly raids on their home town. Rose signs on at the local munitions factory, but Daisy is still needed at home in her father's greengrocer shop. When she meets the aristocratic flying ace, Adair, Daisy initially dismisses him as a 'toff'. But when Adair encourages Daisy to become a pilot, it seems all her dreams could be about to come true...

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ISBN:

9780750538961

Published:

01-04-2014

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On A Wing And A Prayer

Author:

Ruby Jackson

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Rose Petrie is desperate to do something for the war effort and she is doing her best down at the munitions factory, but she is dealt a blow when her childhood sweetheart, Stan, tells her he doesn't feel the same way about her. Determined to get away and make a new start, Rose decides to put her mechanical skills to good use and signs up for the Women's Auxiliary Service. But Rose discovers that delivering fruit and veg in her father's greengrocer's van is very different to driving trucks for the army in a country under siege.

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ISBN:

9780750539005

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01-10-2015

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Wave Me Goodbye

Author:

Ruby Jackson

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When war is declared, four plucky girls from Dartford - Grace, Sally, Rose and Daisy - are keen to do their bit for the Home Front. For orphan Grace, it's a chance to start afresh. She's always had a soft spot for Sam Petrie, brother of Daisy and Rose, but realising that he is in love with their friend Sally, she signs up for life as a Land Girl. Mucking out and early morning milking come as a big shock; life is harder than she expected and she seems to have ended up on the wrong side of Lady Alice, the formidable owner of the farm.

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ISBN:

9780750538978

Published:

01-07-2014

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A Stranger In Honeyfield

Author:

Anna Jacobs

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1916: Bella is working as a VAD, driving ambulances in England, when she gets engaged to Philip, on leave from fighting in France. His family strongly disapprove of her, but the two of them are happy together. When the worst happens, Bella must manage on her own, though there are shocks and dangers she did not foresee ahead. Thankfully, Philip's best friend, Tez, injured in France, steps in to offer assistance. Can he also help Bella build a new life? Meanwhile, Georgie, Philip's sister, is in trouble, having broken her engagement and fled from her bullying family. As she wonders who she can turn to for help when she needs it most, she finds herself at the gates of Honeyfield...

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9781444837735

Published:

01-08-2018

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A Time For Renewal

Author:

Anna Jacobs

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In the aftermath of World War Two, there's a desperate shortage of housing and goods across the nation. Mayne Esher's only hope of preserving his family's war-damaged stately home of Esherwood is to turn it into flats. When he opens it up to his Army friends who will be starting a building business with him, it soon becomes clear that the house isn't the only thing that needs fixing... Victor is fighting his late wife's mother for custody of his daughter Betty; whilst Ros, a former Wren he meets, has been cheated out of her money and has nowhere else to go. Daniel, still unsettled after his wartime experiences, is waiting for his divorce to go through. And no one's heard from Francis at all...

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ISBN:

9781444832129

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01-04-2017

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A Time To Rejoice

Author:

Anna Jacobs

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After a stray bomb scored a direct hit on his childhood home in Hertfordshire, the only thing that has kept Francis Brady going while he works day and night salvaging what he can from the rubble is the thought that soon he'll be joining wartime friends Mayne, Daniel and Victor as electrician in their new dream building firm in Lancashire. But things are not going to plan. Many marriages are breaking up in these times of change, and Francis is loath for his to be one of them - but how can he turn down the opportunity of a new life and career in Rivenshaw? Meanwhile, while clearing out Esherwood house in readiness for the rebuild, Mayne and Judith make a macabre discovery in the old Nissen hut - a body, buried in a shallow grave...

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ISBN:

9781444832839

Published:

01-06-2017

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Beyond The Sunset

Author:

Anna Jacobs

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In the untamed outback of Western Australia, the Blake sisters are together again despite seemingly insurmountable odds. For Cassandra - reunited with the man she loves - the Swan River Colony seems like a miraculous refuge after her ordeals. And two of her sisters are in love with their new way of life. But when a messenger arrives from England, the fourth sister, Pandora, is eager to return to the Lancashire moors. However, the way home will be challenging for Pandora and her new protector. Reaching the ship to England involves travelling for many days; a journey across country which would daunt even a hardened explorer. And when she reaches Outham, a devious, dangerous enemy will do anything to prevent her taking charge of her family's inheritance...

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9781444807233

Published:

01-07-2011

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Destiny's Path

Author:

Anna Jacobs

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It's 1866 and in Australia's outback, three Blake sisters remain in the Swan River Colony. They are quite happy to forge new lives for themselves there. The third, Xanthe, yearns to see the world. But even if she could afford to travel, could she persuade her beloved twin to let her go? Maia has fallen in love with their employer, and would surely be happiest staying behind with him. Xanthe's opportunity comes in the form of a handsome Irishman bringing some of the sisters' inheritance from England. But for Maia, he brings trouble: he's someone who could make her life a misery. Both sisters' reserves of courage and endurance will be tested before they can finally find a home to call their own.

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9781444808704

Published:

01-11-2011

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Elm Tree Road

Author:

Anna Jacobs

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Driven from their home by their brutal father, the Willitt sisters - Mattie, Nell and Renie - face more heartache. Nell marries her lover, Cliff, and after parting ways with Mattie the couple take the youngest sister Renie to Lancashire. But Nell's marriage suffers - after giving Cliff a daughter, she's unable to conceive again. Then, after Renie leaves for London, tragedy strikes, and Nell, mad with grief, runs away hoping to be reunited with her sisters. A gypsy tells Nell she will still find her destiny, under 'three big trees on a hill'. Meanwhile she meets Hugh, a farmer who she feels drawn to. Could the trees on his land be a sign, or is Nell too damaged by her past to let herself love again?

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9781444811209

Published:

01-06-2012

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Farewell To Lancashire

Author:

Anna Jacobs

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Cassandra Blake has raised her three motherless sisters. The girls are the pride of their father Zachariah. When Lancashire's cotton supplies fail, due to the American Civil War, the mills fall silent and there's no work. There are stark choices: stay and risk starvation or pack up and begin again elsewhere. Cassandra has fallen in love with Reece Gregory. When he's given a chance to start a new life in Australia, he promises to send for her. Then an old feud tears the family apart. Cassandra is kidnapped and her sisters are forced to sail with a group of desperate cotton lasses to the Swan River Colony. Penniless and alone, Cassandra is determined to find them again - but there is a painful price to pay.

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9781444801552

Published:

01-06-2010

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