Items: 0
Total: £0.00

Where The Shamrocks Grow

Author:

Cathy Mansell

Synopsis:

Jo Kingsley is transported from her turbulent childhood of domestic servitude, to the sophisticated life of the upper classes at the beautiful Chateau Colbert. Here she meets Jean-Pierre, the grandson of her employer, Madame Colbert, and visits Paris. But Jo's destiny takes her to America where she experiences more than her dreams of becoming a music teacher. During prohibition, in the mysterious haunts of Greenwich Village, she falls in love with Mike Pasinski, a son of Polish emigrants. However, loneliness, loss and hardship follow the Wall Street crash. Will the beautiful Jo let go of her demons and learn to love again?

Media Format:

Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750540841

Published:

01-07-2015

Price:

£18.79

Quantity:
Add to Basket

Finding Daisy

Author:

Val Margerison

Synopsis:

January 1936. Sarah, a young executive at a Yorkshire mill, returns home to attend her grandfather's funeral, blissfully unaware of the shock that awaits her when his will is read. The twists and turns in the next few weeks see her meeting an old flame and find her striving to unravel the mystery of a long-hidden family secret. But what of Daisy, the terrified child she meets on the train?

Media Format:

Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750544344

Published:

01-07-2017

Price:

£18.79

Quantity:
Add to Basket

Blackpool Lass

Author:

Maggie Mason

Synopsis:

A gritty, emotional tale of 1930s Blackpool from bestselling saga author Mary Wood, writing as Maggie Mason Blackpool, 1932. When Grace's Ma passes away and her Da's ship sinks with all hands, Grace is utterly alone in the world. She's sent to an orphanage in Blackpool, but the master has an eye for a pretty young lass. Grace won't be his victim, so she runs, destitute, into the night. In Blackpool, she finds a home with the kindly Sheila and Peggy - and meets a lovely airman. But it's 1938, and war is on the horizon. Will Grace ever find the happiness and home she deserves?

Media Format:

Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750547314

Published:

01-06-2019

Price:

£18.79

Quantity:
Add to Basket

The Day Will Come

Author:

Beryl Matthews

Synopsis:

London, 1940. The war is raging across Europe and twenty-three-year-old Grace is devastated by the loss of her husband at Dunkirk after only a year of marriage. Her secretary job at a law firm keeps her mind from dwelling on her sorrow but when her boss enlists in the Royal Air Force, Grace is left without work. She starts working for Major Daniel Chester; a troubled officer left frustrated and angry after being injured in the war. As Grace throws herself into her new role, she realises that war challenges everyone in different ways and she must find the courage to face what will inevitably change her life for ever.

Media Format:

Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750545150

Published:

01-01-2018

Price:

£18.79

Quantity:
Add to Basket

When The Music Stopped

Author:

Beryl Matthews

Synopsis:

London, 1910. Twins Lester and Lillia Holdsworth are destined for the stage. Lester is a brilliant pianist; Lillia a magnificent opera singer. But their cruel father has other ideas for their future. Lester is sent to a military academy, while Lillia must marry Lord Dalton - a pompous friend of her father's looking for a young wife to give him an heir. Their plans to defy their father's wishes are put on hold when war breaks out. Lester flies planes for the Royal Flying Corps and Lillia trains as a nurse. They wait - like the rest of Europe - for the war to end and the music to start again.

Media Format:

Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750547048

Published:

01-04-2019

Price:

£18.79

Quantity:
Add to Basket

Ruth's Journey

Author:

Donald McCaig

Synopsis:

Before Tara, before Ellen and Scarlett, before the war that would divide the nation ...she was Ruth. This is her story. From Ruth's early years as the beautiful young companion to a strong-willed French emigre mistress, to her brief marriage to the love of her life and finally to her life's calling as wise and devoted caretaker to the women of Robillard and O'Hara families, Ruth has known days of joy and unspeakable sadness. She is a rock in the river of time, never abandoning those in her care in her journey through life.

Media Format:

Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750541480

Published:

01-09-2015

Price:

£18.79

Quantity:
Add to Basket

Elsewhere

Author:

Ken McCoy

Synopsis:

Eleven-year-old Billy Clegg and his big sister Peggy disappear from their home in Leeds after a suspicious fire in a local mill. The owner says the children caused it by lighting fireworks on Mischief Night. Their widowed mother Betty, badly injured in the incident, doesn't know if her children are alive or dead. She prefers to think of them as being elsewhere. Following various adventures, the resourceful duo find themselves a long way away from bleak post-war Britain. Though successful, both of them are haunted by memories of the fire and the possibility that they caused their own mother's death. When the family is finally reunited, the repercussions continue...

Media Format:

Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750547291

Published:

01-06-2019

Price:

£18.79

Quantity:
Add to Basket

Nearly Always

Author:

Ken McCoy

Synopsis:

Lucy Bailey is not a girl to take no for an answer. When she asks her friend Billy to help her rescue a stray dog, she has no idea of the potential repercussions. A serious crime is committed while Billy is absent from the children's home where he lives and, when suspicion falls on him, the police decide to lock him away in a mental institution. Lucy refuses to believe Billy has done anything wrong, and enlists her teenage brother Arnold to help. It looks as though Billy's freedom will soon be won - before Arnold too falls foul of the law...

Media Format:

Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750543378

Published:

01-01-2017

Price:

£18.79

Quantity:
Add to Basket

Perseverance Street

Author:

Ken McCoy

Synopsis:

When Lily Robinson sees the telegraph boy cycling down Perseverance Street, she knows that he's coming to deliver bad news. Clutching the telegram in her trembling hands, at eight months pregnant and mother to three-year-old Michael, Lily learns that she must now face life as a widow. Fortuitously, she is soon visited by acquaintances, Bernard and Edith Oldroyd, who hearing of her plight, offer to take Michael home with them. But to her horror just days later, the Oldroyds disappear, along with her son. Lily searches the country and, ultimately, war-torn Europe in search of Michael, doing everything in her power to bring him home.

Media Format:

Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750538220

Published:

01-11-2013

Price:

£18.79

Quantity:
Add to Basket

Tell Me It's Not True

Author:

Ken McCoy

Synopsis:

1914. Mining engineer Tommy Birch goes off to war, leaving his new wife Rita behind in Pontefract. On the front line, Tommy is reported as missing, presumed deceased. But Tommy isn't dead. Found behind enemy lines, wearing only a pair of boots stolen from a dead German, Tommy is picked up by the enemy who believe him to be one of their own. He spends weeks recuperating in a German military hospital, where he meets, and quickly falls in love with, a nurse named Anna Kohler who tends him back to health. Meanwhile, back in Pontefract, Rita is destined to spend a lifetime wondering if her husband is still alive...

Media Format:

Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750543385

Published:

01-11-2017

Price:

£18.79

Quantity:
Add to Basket

Bittersweet

Author:

Colleen McCullough

Synopsis:

The four Latimer sisters are famous throughout New South Wales for their beauty, wit and ambition. They have always been close; always there for each other. They thought this would never change. But then they left home to train as nurses, swapping the feather beds of their townhouse for the spartan bunks of nursing accommodation. And now, as the Depression casts its shadow across Australia, they must confront their own desires as the world changes around them. Will they find the independence they crave? Or is life - like love - always bittersweet?

Media Format:

Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750539708

Published:

01-10-2014

Price:

£18.79

Quantity:
Add to Basket

The Housekeeper's Daughter

Author:

Rosie Meddon

Synopsis:

Kate Bratton dreams of more. It's 1914, and her life is mapped out ahead of her: continue working as a maid in the beautiful Woodicombe House, settle down with Luke the gardener and, of course, start a family. Desperate to run away in search of adventure, Kate's plans are curtailed by the arrival of the Russell family at Woodicombe House. Tasked with becoming a lady's maid for their daughter, Naomi, Kate gets a glimpse of the other side of life. Will she return to the safety of her life before, or will the handsome Ned Russell turn her head?

Media Format:

Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750547512

Published:

01-07-2019

Price:

£18.79

Quantity:
Add to Basket