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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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Hard Cover

Genre:

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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Hard Cover

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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Hard Cover

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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Hard Cover

Genre:

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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Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750540810

Published:

01-06-2015

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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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Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750544566

Published:

01-09-2017

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Home Is Where The Heart Is

Author:

Freda Lightfoot

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Christmas is approaching and Cathie Morgan is awaiting the return of her beloved fiance, Alexander. But she has a secret that could change everything between them. Her sister has died and she wants to adopt her son. When the truth is finally revealed, Alex immediately calls off the wedding, claiming that the baby is actually Cathie's. As Cathie battles to reassure Alex of her fidelity, she must also juggle the care of the baby and their home. But then Alex crosses the line with a deceit that is unforgivable, leaving Cathie to muster the courage to forge a life for her and her nephew alone.

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750543521

Published:

01-12-2016

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My Lady Deceiver

Author:

Freda Lightfoot

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1905. Rosie Belsfield feels as if her life has ended when she is rejected from Ellis Island and put on the next boat back to England. But fate gives her a second chance when she befriends Lady Rosalind, a pregnant widow on her way to the home of her late husband's father, the wealthy Sir Ralph Tregowan. Having boarded the ship with one identity, fate decrees that Rosie leave it with another... As Rosie arrives in Cornwall as 'Rosalind', she must fend for herself amongst a new and bitterly resentful family.

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750537827

Published:

01-07-2013

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Rhiannon

Author:

Carole Llewellyn

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The year is 1909 and 15-year-old Rhiannon Hughes and her young stepsister, Mair, find themselves abandoned and alone. They are forced to leave their colliery cottage in the Welsh Valleys and take refuge with Rhiannon's aunt, Florence Desmond, a popular music hall star. Rhiannon is instantly dazzled by this glamorous, exciting new world, and by the handsome young master of ceremonies, Gus Davenport. But Mair's feckless mother, Nellie, unexpectedly returns and lures Mair into Cardiff's sleazy underworld. Rhiannon is torn between making a career in the theatre and keeping her promise to Mair, who needs her now more than ever. As for Gus Davenport, who has a reputation as a womaniser, will he prove to be a friend or an enemy?

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Soft Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780753186992

Published:

01-11-2011

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Where There's A Will

Author:

Mary Malone

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Kieran Dulhooly is shocked to discover he's the sole beneficiary of his Aunt Polly's will, inheriting her valuable West Cork home. But his windfall comes with a legal clause: he must live in the house for a period of 12 months. Kieran's euphoria is short-lived, his aunt's conditions stifling for her wanderlust nephew. Waiting in the wings and next to inherit are Kieran's sisters, Beth and Charlotte. Having already earmarked Polly's money, Beth sets out on a course of destruction, determined to get her share - one way or another. Will Kieran walk away from such an opportunity or will he accept Aunt Polly's challenge?

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750540940

Published:

01-05-2015

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Dublin's Fair City

Author:

Cathy Mansell

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On her deathbed, Aileen's mother reveals a secret she has kept for eighteen years, and pleads with her daughter to fulfil a last wish. Torn by grief, Aileen leaves Dublin, the Fair City, and Dermot, the man she has grown to love. Lonely and vulnerable, she unwittingly befriends a salesman at the seed mill where she has found work. Suddenly, her life is in danger. On a visit back to Dublin, Aileen discovers a devastating truth. When she finally decides to return to Dermot, and the family she loves, will the secret she too is now hiding tear her and Dermot apart?

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750543941

Published:

01-05-2017

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Galway Girl

Author:

Cathy Mansell

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Feisty Irish gypsy girl, Tamara Redmond is just sixteen when she overhears her parents planning her wedding to the hated Jake Travis. In desperation, she leaves Galway, a place she loves, and stows away with disastrous consequences. She takes refuge in a travelling circus and falls in love with Kit Trevlyn, a trapeze artist. Accused of stealing, she is thrown out. She sleeps rough in Covent Garden where her fear of Jake Travis dominates her waking hours. When he kidnaps her and keeps her captive, her life spirals downwards. Then Tamara hears a truth, a truth that will change her life and her very existence forever.

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750540834

Published:

01-05-2015

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