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A Time For Peace

Author:

Sylvia Broady

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A time of peace follows the victory of WWII, but with peace comes unforeseen problems. When Rose meets a demobbed airman named Joe and his motherless son, she gives them her support and friendship and gradually her heart. But when Rose's brother, Freddie, comes home from Germany with a pregnant wife, the woman is shunned by neighbours as the enemy. In a time for peace, the strength of Rose and Joe's love is tested. Can they sustain their love in such adversity and build a future together?

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750538671

Published:

01-05-2014

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Counting The Days

Author:

Benita Brown

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After the fall of France, three young evacuees from the east end of Newcastle are sent to the safety of a country village. Billeted in a grand house with a spinster and her niece, Hazel, Irene and Carol's futures will be irrevocably changed by their new lives. When peace is declared, and Hazel and Irene return to their families they were forced to leave, they find Newcastle very different to the home they remembered. Mourning the people they love, they try to leave the past behind and start again. But it's never easy to forget...

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750541244

Published:

01-08-2015

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Dreaming Out Loud

Author:

Benita Brown

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Kay Lockwood has always felt different. She and her mother, Thelma, just don't get along. Then Thelma's old friend, the actress Lana Fontaine, leaves Kay a small inheritance, and everything changes. Kay moves to Lana's London home, leaving behind the boyfriend she doesn't trust. But there is a deeper mystery: who was Lana, and why was Kay so important to her? As she starts to unravel the past, Kay begins to hope her handsome new friend Tom might offer her a brighter future, but is he keeping his own secret?

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750538473

Published:

01-01-2014

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I'll Be Seeing You

Author:

Benita Brown

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Orphaned Linda Bellwood has grown up looking wistfully through the windows of Fernwood Hall on to the lives of the glamorous Hyltons, knowing theirs is a world she can never be part of. But when she is hired as companion to the old Mrs Hylton, she becomes inextricably linked with the house and its inhabitants. Linda soon finds herself drawn in as confidante to the beautiful, spoilt daughter Cordelia as her dramas are played out. It's Florian, the youngest son, whom she has the strongest connection to, however, and when their friendship blossoms into something more, she feels as if dreams really have come true.

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Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750537124

Published:

01-04-2013

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The Day The Falls Stood Still

Author:

Cathy Marie Buchanan

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Bess Heath is born to a life of privilege but, in 1915, she returns home from school to find the elegance of the life she once knew has vanished. Her father is broken and jobless, her mother struggling to keep the family afloat, her sister's engagement called off. The society Bess has always known faces its own transition - one where the magnificence of Niagara Falls is threatened by the companies that seek to harness its power for themselves. When, against her family's strong objections, Bess finds solace with riverman Tom Cole, she is forced to make a painful choice.

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Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750533706

Published:

01-02-2011

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Ambulance Girls

Author:

Deborah Burrows

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As death and destruction fall from the skies day after day in the London Blitz, Australian ambulance driver, Lily Brennan, confronts the horror with bravery, intelligence, common sense and humour.Lily begins to suspect that someone at her Ambulance Station may be giving assistance to the enemy by disclosing secret information. Then a Jewish ambulance attendant, David Levy, disappears in suspicious circumstances. Helped by David's school friend, a mysterious and attractive RAF pilot, Lily has to draw on all of her resources to find David but also negotiate the dangers that come from falling in love in a country far from home and in a time of war.

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750544832

Published:

01-11-2017

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Ambulance Girls At War

Author:

Deborah Burrows

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Young Maisie Halliday has escaped the grinding poverty of the northern town where she was born to live in the glittering world of professional dancing. At the outbreak of the Second World War, she volunteers as an ambulance driver. Maisie is at the Cafe de Paris nightclub when it is bombed. In the chaos, she attempts to help an injured man, and by this charitable act she becomes mixed up in what may well be a murder. A series of incidents, all connected to a handsome, arrogant American, throw Maisie's life into a dangerous spin. With one serious misjudgement, Maisie risks losing everything she holds dear...

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750547321

Published:

01-09-2019

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Ambulance Girls Under Fire

Author:

Deborah Burrows

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In times of war, how do you know who to trust? Celia Ashton has driven ambulances throughout the Blitz for the Bloomsbury Auxiliary Ambulance Depot. Cool under fire, she revels in her exciting and extremely dangerous job. When her husband, a known Nazi supporter, is released from prison, Celia refuses to return to her unhappy marriage. Instead she joins forces with Simon Levy, a man who appears to despise her, to help a young Jewish orphan. In so doing she discovers that one ruthless traitor can be more dangerous than any German bomber, and that love can cross any boundary.

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750547277

Published:

01-05-2019

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The Downstairs Maid

Author:

Rosie Clarke

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She is a servant girl... When her father becomes ill, Emily Carter finds herself sent into service at Priorsfield Manor in order to provide the family with an income. He will be the Lord of the Manor... Emily strikes up an unlikely friendship with the daughters of the house, as well as Nicolas, son of the Earl. But as the threat of war comes ever closer, she becomes even more aware of the vast differences between upstairs and downstairs, servant and master... If you like Downton Abbey you'll love this!

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750539937

Published:

01-11-2014

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Raven's Gold

Author:

Ann Cliff

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Jane Ashby's pleasant life in the city comes to an abrupt end when her father and brother decide to take up gold prospecting and she is forced to relocate with them to a small, remote gold field. And, when one of the settlers takes her off by force to save her from a night in the bush she resents being made prisoner on his farm. Can Jane come to terms with this uncivilised country and become a settler's wife?

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750538688

Published:

01-05-2014

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Long Road To Baghdad

Author:

Catrin Collier

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In the Middle East tension is escalating between the British and the Arabs. Misfit Lieutenant Harry Downe is sent to negotiate a treaty with a renegade Bedouin Sheikh, Ibn Shalan, whose tribe is attacking enemy patrols in Iraq and cutting oil pipelines. Greedy for arms, Shalan accepts British weapons but, in return, Harry must take his daughter Furja to be his bride. The secret marriage leads to a deep love, to the anger of Shalan and the disgust of Harry's fellow officers. But war is looming, and threatens to destroy Harry's newfound happiness, and change his life and that of his closest friends for ever.

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750541046

Published:

01-06-2015

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Princes And Peasants

Author:

Catrin Collier

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The Tsar's Dragons series follows the epic tale of nineteenth-century industrialist John Hughes, who founded a city on the Russian Steppe. For people like Hughes' right-hand man, Glyn Edwards, who has found love in a new country, and Anna Parry, a Welsh orphan who has found fulfilment working in Hughesovka's hospital, the city is a chance to build a new life, but fresh arrivals from their hometown threaten the peace and stability of that new existence. Meanwhile, for ambitious Russians like Alexei Beletsky, the city offers a chance to change their homeland for the better.

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750544313

Published:

01-07-2017

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