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A Christmas Wish

Author:

Lizzie Lane

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Magda Brodie's world is torn apart when her mother dies in the workhouse two weeks before Christmas. Her wastrel father arranges for her sisters to be sent to their grandparents, her brother to be adopted, and Magda to live with her Aunt Bridget. But her aunt holds a bitter resentment towards her, and Magda's dreams of reuniting her family seem hopeless...

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750539227

Published:

01-09-2014

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A Wartime Friend

Author:

Lizzie Lane

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Leah escapes from a train bound for a death camp, along with a surprising friend, a kind-natured German Shepherd dog. Discovered in France by an RAF pilot, the traumatised Leah wakes to find she's forgotten everything. Fostered by the pilot and Meg, his wife, Leah becomes Lily, remembering nothing of her former life. Before long their lives are disrupted once again by the war and, with their home in ruins, they are forced to flee to the country. In Somerset, Lily is reunited with Rudy, the heroic dog. However it soon becomes clear that Rudy is not just her companion, he is protecting her too, and someone wants him out of the way...

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750546041

Published:

01-09-2018

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Home For Christmas

Author:

Lizzie Lane

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Lydia is in training to be a nurse when she first meets Robert and, despite the differences in their class and background, they fall head over heels for one another. Robert is the nephew of a Lord, and Lydia a doctor's daughter - and a German doctor at that. While her parentage is no hindrance to their relationship in peacetime, when war is declared Robert's family makes it clear they no longer approve of the match. With no means of contacting Robert on the Western Front, Lydia volunteers herself, joining the Red Cross. But her love affair with Robert has had more than one consequence...

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750541251

Published:

01-11-2015

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Home Sweet Home

Author:

Lizzie Lane

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The war is drawing to a close and the men are coming home. But the struggles of the Sweet sisters continue... When Ruby finds John Smith in hospital, recovering from severe starvation courtesy of Changi jail, she vows to care for him, no matter what. And Mary soon learns that if her marriage is to flourish, she must go to Canada with her husband, leaving her family behind. As for Frances, she has fallen in love with a man old enough to be her father. But will her family approve?

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Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750541497

Published:

01-06-2016

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War Baby

Author:

Lizzie Lane

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The war has had a devastating effect on the Sweet Family with young Charlie Sweet, lost at sea, presumed dead and bombs falling near Bristol. Still there is a glimmer of hope on the horizon in the form of Mary Sweet's upcoming wedding to her Canadian beau. But even that has failed to rouse their father from his grief. But in London a baby has been found in a bombed out house, sheltered in the arms of his dead mother. A child to make life worth living again...

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Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750541510

Published:

01-02-2016

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War Orphans

Author:

Lizzie Lane

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Joanna Ryan's father has gone off to war, leaving her in the care of her stepmother, a woman more concerned with having a good time than being any sort of parent to her. But then she finds a puppy, left for dead, and Joanna becomes determined to save him, sharing her meagre rations with him. But, in a time of war, pets are only seen as an unnecessary burden and she is forced to hide her new friend, Harry from her step-mother and the authorities. With bombs falling over Bristol and with the prospect of evacuation on the horizon can they stay together and keep each other safe?

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750543910

Published:

01-04-2017

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Wartime Sweethearts

Author:

Lizzie Lane

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The Sweet family have run the local bakery for as long as anyone can remember. Twins Ruby and Mary Sweet help their widowed father out when they can. While Ruby dreams of life in London, Mary has no intention of leaving their small Gloucestershire village. But as war threatens there will be changes for all of the Sweet family, with brother Charlie off to serve and young cousin Frances facing evacuation. But there will be opportunities too, as the twins' baking talent catches the attention of the Ministry of Food...

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Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750541503

Published:

01-01-2016

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Shades Of Deceit

Author:

Mary Larkin

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When her mother deserts the family home in Belfast for her lover, Louise McGuigan is left feeling betrayed. It is up to Louise to look after her brother and sister while her father loses himself to alcohol. Returning to work at the local linen factory, she has to endure the cruel gossip about her so-called righteous mother and when Conor O'Rourke, the man of her dreams, continues to drag his heels about their future together, Louise doesn't know how much she can take. Can Louise find happiness with the right man or will she be tied to her troubled family for ever?

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Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750539333

Published:

01-08-2014

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The Kelly Sisters

Author:

Maureen Lee

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Patricia, Tara and Aideen couldn't be more excited about leaving Dublin with their father and heading for a new life in Liverpool. Yet it soon becomes clear that all is not as it seems, for the day after they arrive in England, Bernie hastily sweeps the girls onto an ocean liner heading to New York. When their father vanishes, mid-way across the Atlantic, the grieving sisters prepare themselves for a new life in the big city far from home. For whatever their father was running from has every chance of catching up with the girls, unless they can do their best to build new lives in New York.

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750542586

Published:

01-06-2016

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The Seven Streets Of Liverpool

Author:

Maureen Lee

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Pearl Street in Liverpool has already seen its share of tragedy in the opening years of the war, and as the residents prepare for Christmas 1942, it is the spirit and friendship in adversity which binds them together. Since her RAF husband was seriously injured, Eileen has worried about the growing distance between them. While Kitty has hidden away, too ashamed to return to Pearl Street in disgrace with her baby, after discovering her American lover was already married. As the final years of war are played out, Pearl Street sees friendships forged, hearts broken, babies born and the most joyful of reunions.

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Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750540810

Published:

01-06-2015

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Violet's Children

Author:

Maureen Lee

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Liverpool, 1950. They say you can choose your friends, but you can't choose your family. Yet when Violet Duffy is asked to give a home to the orphaned children of a distant relative, it is precisely the choice she must face. Can she turn her spinster life upside down and take these lost souls into her little house on Amber Street? Abby and Will have had young lives full of tragedy. Life with Violet offers love and safety. But as they grow up, their past won't let them be and they are curious to discover life beyond Liverpool's streets.

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750547604

Published:

01-12-2019

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Always In My Heart

Author:

Freda Lightfoot

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After being held in a camp during the war, Brenda Stuart returns to her late husband's stately home in the Pennines, to be reunited with her young son. A factory-worker's daughter from Manchester, Brenda doesn't belong in such wealthy surroundings - which her father-in-law never lets her forget. Her baby boy is nowhere to be seen. Brenda's only ally is Prue, her beloved sister-in-law who has problems of her own. She has fallen in love with an Italian POW who works on the family estate. Pulling together to work on the land, the two friends try to find happiness, love and Brenda's long lost son.

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Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750544566

Published:

01-09-2017

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