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Lizzie Flowers And The Family Firm

Author:

Carol Rivers

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1934: Lizzie Flowers has been mother and protector to her East End family, the Allens of Langley Street, since she was fifteen. Even when her doomed marriage to Frank Flowers collapses, she sacrifices her own happiness to keep the family united. But when Lizzie buys the infamous dockland's pub, the Mill Wall, she discovers she's bitten off more than she can chew. Long-time love Danny Flowers abandons her, a close friend is murdered and her adopted child Polly is threatened. Then crime lord, Salvo Vella, makes a move on the Mill Wall. Lizzie could be forced to make a pact with the devil to save herself and her family and friends...

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Hard Cover

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750547390

Published:

01-06-2019

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Molly's Christmas Orphans

Author:

Carol Rivers

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1940. Molly Swift, at 27, has already suffered the tragic loss of her two-year-old daughter Emily, to the flu outbreak of 1935. Now she waits for news of her shopkeeper husband Ted, who volunteered for the British Expeditionary Forces. Molly helps run the general store with the help of her retired father, Bill Keen. But after the building is hit during a bombing raid and Bill is severely injured, Molly faces difficult times. As she shelters from the Blitz, she meets Andy Miller and his two young children. Molly offers the homeless group safe lodgings for the following night, and soon their lives are entwined, bringing unexpected joy and heartache.

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Hard Cover

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750547093

Published:

01-11-2018

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The Fight For Lizzie Flowers

Author:

Carol Rivers

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Lizzie Flowers has had a hard life but she is full of East End grit. In the bleak years after World War I her family faced desperate times, but when barrow-boy Danny Flowers asked her to leave for a better life in Australia, she stayed true to her family's roots. She married Danny's brother Frank instead, a decision she bitterly regretted. Frank's death, and her success running the greengrocer's, gives Lizzie independence at last. And Danny has come back to marry her. But as their wedding day dawns, an unwelcome guest means life will never be the same again.

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750542869

Published:

01-09-2016

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Together For Christmas

Author:

Carol Rivers

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Britain has declared war on Germany and Flora, Hilda and Will, who grew up together in St Boniface orphanage, discuss a very uncertain future. Will means to go off to fight; Hilda hopes to better her current lot in life as a maid: Flora is content with her job as assistant to Doctor Tapper. It soon becomes clear that the war will not be over by Christmas, and the first zeppelin raids bring casualties flooding into the surgery where Flora works. As tragedy strikes in the trenches, too, Hilda takes herself away from London. Her choices will change the course of the three orphans' lives forever.

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Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750541534

Published:

01-11-2015

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Learning To Dance

Author:

Susan Sallis

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Judith is suddenly all alone in the world. Her husband, Jack, has left her - why, she doesn't really know. Her two sons are in Australia, and both her mother and her best friend Naomi have recently died. Embarking on a journey to Exmoor to meet the famous artist Robert Haussman, with an oddly assorted group of fellow-enthusiasts, Judith finds herself a prey to all sorts of irrational fears. Chief amongst them is the increasing conviction that Jack is dead. Why did he leave her? Where has he gone? And why does Robert Haussman exert such a strange influence on her?

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Soft Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780753192771

Published:

01-02-2015

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Love For A Soldier

Author:

Mary Jane Staples

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Sophia, the rebellious daughter of a distinguished German general, is on her way to the town of Douai to elope with the man of her dreams -a young army officer - against her parents' wishes. On her way, she witnesses a dramatic battle in the skies that leaves an English pilot without a plane and under the misapprehension that Sophia is on his side. She has no choice but to agree to assist him in his attempt to avoid capture in the family car she has stolen. With their pursuers hot on their heels, how will Sophia explain her behaviour, protecting a man she is supposed to hate?

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750537995

Published:

01-09-2013

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Katherine's Marriage

Author:

D.E. Stevenson

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Katherine Wentworth has married her hero, Alec Macfarlane. On their honeymoon in the Scottish Highlands, she can scarcely believe that the four previous lonely years can have been replaced by so much joy. But her unclouded happiness does not last long. The return to Edinburgh brings her into conflict with her old school friend, Alec's sister Zilla. A beautiful woman who had expected Alec to remain a lifelong companion, devoted only to her. Then the jealousies and greed of her first husband's family threaten to bring unhappiness to her stepson Simon, who has new responsibilities as the heir to the great English estate of Limbourne...

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Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780753192702

Published:

01-01-2014

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Katherine's Marriage

Author:

D.E. Stevenson

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Katherine Wentworth has married her hero, Alec Macfarlane. On their honeymoon in the Scottish Highlands, she can scarcely believe that the four previous lonely years can have been replaced by so much joy. But her unclouded happiness does not last long. The return to Edinburgh brings her into conflict with her old school friend, Alec's sister Zilla. A beautiful woman who had expected Alec to remain a lifelong companion, devoted only to her. Then the jealousies and greed of her first husband's family threaten to bring unhappiness to her stepson Simon, who has new responsibilities as the heir to the great English estate of Limbourne...

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Soft Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780753192719

Published:

01-01-2015

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Sarah Morris Remembers

Author:

D.E. Stevenson

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With the help of her old diaries, Sarah Morris recounts her life story. The daughter of an English vicar, she begins by telling of her happy childhood with her brothers and sister in their country village. As a teenager, Sarah's brother brings home a friend - Charles, a charming Austrian to whom she quickly becomes close. Over the years they fall in love, but when war breaks out Charles must return to Austria. While she awaits his return, Sarah quietly continues working hard and caring for her family. But she can't stop wondering if she will ever see her sweetheart again

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780753192696

Published:

01-06-2015

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Evie

Author:

Julia Stoneham

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Eighteen-year-old Evie arrives at Post Stone Farm in December 1944, and choosing to join the Land Army, she longs for quiet days. The other land girls have already formed close friendships, and Evie barely makes a ripple when trying to blend in. But it is here she falls in love with Giorgio, an Italian POW. All this changes one June evening when Corporal Norman Clark arrives at the farm and a startling revelation thrusts Evie into the spotlight. As the full history of her tragic life becomes known to the valley people, many of them become deeply and in some cases, violently, involved in overcoming the obstacles which lie between Evie and the happiness and the enduring love she deserves.

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9781445099583

Published:

01-02-2015

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Evie

Author:

Julia Stoneham

Synopsis:

Eighteen-year-old Evie arrives at Post Stone Farm in December 1944, and choosing to join the Land Army, she longs for quiet days. The other land girls have already formed close friendships, and Evie barely makes a ripple when trying to blend in. But it is here she falls in love with Giorgio, an Italian POW. All this changes one June evening when Corporal Norman Clark arrives at the farm and a startling revelation thrusts Evie into the spotlight. As the full history of her tragic life becomes known to the valley people, many of them become deeply and in some cases, violently, involved in overcoming the obstacles which lie between Evie and the happiness and the enduring love she deserves.

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Soft Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9781445099590

Published:

01-01-2016

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The Bomb Girls

Author:

Daisy Styles

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On an ordinary day in 1941, a letter arrives on the doormats of five young women, which will change everything. Lillian is distraught. She must register for compulsory war work. Many miles away, Emily is also furious to leave her dream job as a chef, whilst Alice must abandon her plans of college. Meanwhile, Elsie feels a kindling of hope at the possibility of leaving her brutal father. And down in London, Agnes has her own reasons to smile. Brought together at a munitions factory in a Lancashire mill town, the five new bomb girls will find friendship and strength that they never before thought possible.

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750543460

Published:

01-10-2016

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