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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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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750537124

Published:

01-04-2013

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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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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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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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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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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750544313

Published:

01-07-2017

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Scorpion Sunset

Author:

Catrin Collier

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1916, Mesopotamia. The Turks order prisoners from the siege of Kut to march the hundreds of miles to Baghdad. The men are weak from starvation after the five-month siege, with many suffering from dysentery, scabies and malaria. They have no medical supplies - and then the hot weather begins... Hundreds of men die on the march, the stragglers killed by Arab tribesmen; those too ill to move are left behind to die. Soon, though, the tide of war turns, and eventually the British march victorious into Baghdad.

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750541060

Published:

01-05-2016

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The Tsar's Dragons

Author:

Catrin Collier

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Tsar Alexander II decided to drag Russia into the industrial age. He began by inviting Welsh businessman John Hughes to build an ironworks. A charismatic visionary, John persuades influential people to invest in his venture, while concealing his greatest secret - he couldn't even write his own name. John recruited adventurers prepared to sacrifice everything to ensure the success of Hughesovka (Donetsk, Ukraine). In a place where murderers, whores, and illicit love affairs flourish, The Tsar's Dragon is their story of a new beginning in Hughesovka, a town of opportunity.

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750541077

Published:

01-04-2015

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Winds Of Eden

Author:

Catrin Collier

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Following heavy casualties, General Townsend withdraws his exhausted troops to the town of Kut Al Amara, Iraq. His orders - to engage as many Turkish troops as possible in a siege situation. A relief force is hastily assembled, among them Charles Reid, Tom Mason and Michael Downe, for each of whom the advance is personal. Charles returns to the country where he lost the love of his life. Tom's brother John, an army surgeon, awaits execution. Michael's brother Harry, an army intelligence officer, is missing having never returned from his last mission. All three men wonder if they will ever see home and their wives again.

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Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750541053

Published:

01-08-2015

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The Mallen Girl

Author:

Catherine Cookson

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Even as a child Barbara was beautiful, but as her beauty grew so did the affliction which shadowed it. She was becoming deaf. Yet living in an almost silent world protected her from what could be a worse affliction - to know the truth of her own origins. Barbara had another protector in Anna Brigmore who knew that truth, and was haunted by the thought it must one day be revealed to this girl she cherished like her own child. And among the surrounding hills and valleys of Northumberland, it was a long-relished scandal...

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Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750546973

Published:

01-08-2018

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