. However dark the times, courage, determination and the power of friendship can overcome the hardships of war. In 1939, with the world on the brink of war, one women faces a future more uncertain than she had ever imagined. Caught up in a whirlwind romance, she marries only to become a war widow. Beth - orphaned as a child, Beth is coming of age and determined to do her bit for the war effort.
Hetty's Secret War: A heartbreaking story of love, loss and courage in World War 2 Women at War Series Book 3 #ad - Georgie - when the man she has always loved is sent to France on a secret war office mission every knock of the door fills her with dread of it being the feared telegram boy.
Jessie's Promise: From the bestselling storyteller Women at War Series Book 1Aria #ad - Devon 1918. When jessie hale loses her nursing job at the end of the First World War, she leaves London to become the nurse maid to the Kendle family in Devon. Gradually jessie finds her place in their lives, becoming devoted to Captain Kendle's lively son Jack, his lovely, but quiet daughter Catherine, as well his invalid Mother.
Captain kendle is a loving father but is traumatised by the war and kept at arm's length by his frosty wife. What people are saying about jessie's promise: 'a beautiful story very well written' 'I quickly got drawn into this book, the description made me realise how tough life in service was' 'Jessie's Promise is a book that HAS to be devoured this year'.
Jessie's Promise: From the bestselling storyteller Women at War Series Book 1 #ad - When their elderly nanny suffers a bad fall, Jessie has to try to bring the household together. On arrival she finds the family in disarray. From the bestselling author of lizzie's secret and liZZIE'S WAR, a story about a resilient, strong woman surviving adversity post World War 1. Jessie soon starts to love her life at Kendlebury Hall, but problems arise when her feelings for her employer start to change.
The Runaway Wife: A powerful and gritty saga set in 1920's London Women at War Series Book 2Aria #ad - But the very rich and very powerful expect to get what they want - and Richard wants only one thing - Annabel. An exceptionally well-written novel, true to the period with a wide variety of characters from all walks of life and encompassing all the ups and downs of daily life as well as looking at the wider picture' Good 'N' Ready.
Would definitely recommend!' Stardust Book Reviews. Her bid for freedom has come at a terrible price and she finds herself trapped inside a marriage that behind closed doors is cruel and brutal. What readers are saying: 'a historical story of love, marriage and obsession, based in a time which I knew little of.
The Runaway Wife: A powerful and gritty saga set in 1920's London Women at War Series Book 2 #ad - Love, betrayal and treachery in 1920's london - a powerful and gritty saga perfect for fans of Kitty Neale, marriage, obsession, Josephine Cox and Rosie Goodwin. Until a chance meeting with the charming Richard Hansen at a society ball changes her life for ever. Swept off her feet by the dashing Richard, and his renowned fortune, Annabel soon realises all that all that glitters isn't gold.
The hedonism of london in the roaring '20's is a world away from Annabel Tarleton's ordinary country existence. A lovely historical saga set in the 1920s' Chells and Books. Annabel has no choice but to flee, and her unborn baby, and will do everything to save herself, from destitution.
The Women of Mulberry Lane The Mulberry Lane Series Book 5Aria #ad - Rose can't stop loving Jimmy, while Tom can't stop loving her. Love and heartbreak, birth and death, joy amid hardship, are all here in the gripping fifth novel about the people of Mulberry Lane during World War Two. Peggy doesn't know if she'll ever again see Able, while a very odd letter from estranged husband, the American father of her twins, Laurie, threatens to set the cat among the pigeons.
The war is nearly over – or is it? The women of Mulberry Lane anxiously wait for news. Will gordon ever again be the man he once was? can he be a proper husband to Maureen, and if he can't, women and children of Mulberry Lane fight on with indomitable spirit, what will become of their marriage? The men, as the endgame of the Second World War enters its most deadly phase.
Love and Marriage at Harpers Welcome To Harpers Emporium Book 2Boldwood Books #ad - United by the suffragette cause and now living under oneroof, some will find love and marriage whilst others experience heartache andtears. Harpers is the bond that holds them together, bringingstrength through hardship and pain and friendship and love. London 1913the shop girls of harpers Emporium on Oxford Street arehappy in their work and their lives are moving on at quite a pace.
Lizzie's Daughters: Intrigue, danger and excitement in 1950's London The Workshop Girls Book 3Aria #ad - From the bestselling author of lizzie's secret and lizzie's WAR. Lizzie adores her beautiful and clever daughters and will do anything for them. Consumed with guilt, can Sebastian right the wrongs of the past and finally unite his family and friends? Betty, the eldest, is head strong like Lizzie's first husband whilst Francie is talented and easily influenced.
Both possess a wonderful creative flair, but have fiercely different characters. Sebastian meanwhile is plunged into a dangerous overseas mission using his old contacts to track Betty to Paris and to the lair of the rogue that seduced her. Perfect for the fans of Nadine Dorries and Lyn Andrews. London 1958.
Lizzie's Daughters: Intrigue, danger and excitement in 1950's London The Workshop Girls Book 3 #ad - At great risk to her health, Lizzie finds herself pregnant but is determined to give Sebastian the son they craved. When betty runs away after an argument with Sebastian, heartbreak and worry descend on the family. Lizzie larch battles to keep her daughters safe and out of harm's reach.
The Shop Girls of Harpers: A heartwarming family saga Welcome To Harpers Emporium Book 1Boldwood Books #ad - Well worth 5*''a lovely read first in a new series, looking forward to the next. I got sucked in immediately and could not put it down!''i can 100% guarantee that i will be reading more of Rosie's work in the future'' this is a book for all ages to read it really is a FULL- THROTTLE TRUMPET TOOTING EXTRAVAGANZA.
'. English saga writing at its best: wonderful characters, lovely, trials and tribulations of each woman, highly recommend''Heart Warming, emotional, that features strong friendships, strong, relatable female characters, warm, Compelling and Authentic, and a wonderfully enchanting location ''This book is brilliantly written and the descriptions are so well done that you feel like you are there in the book as a character.
The Shop Girls of Harpers: A heartwarming family saga Welcome To Harpers Emporium Book 1 #ad - Brilliant read. Wonderful characters that draw you into Harpers world. Thoroughly enjoyable. Kitty neale1911 – the beginning of a brand new series for No1 bestselling author Rosie Clarke, Welcome to Harpers of Oxford Street. When sally, beth, margaret and rachel meet at a job interview for the wonderful new store in Oxford Street they have no idea they will become lifelong friends.
When all four girls are lucky enough to be selected as sales staff their exciting new adventure begins. Join them as they overcome heartbreak and grief, find love and happiness and remain united in their friendship, whatever life throws at them. What readers are saying about the shop girls of Harpers:'A lovely book to read and the first of a new series with characters that blend so well and a great story of friendship, family and love.
New Arrivals at Mulberry Lane: Full of family, friends and foes! The Mulberry Lane Series Book 4Aria #ad - How can she tell her landlady and the lanes' matriarch Peggy Ashley that she is the daughter of a murderer? As Rose learns that she is amongst friends she gradually learns to trust and even to love. In the midst of another bleak winter, life is hard for the residents of The Lane. When rose merchant arrives at Mulberry Lane, she is carrying a secret that haunts her.
1943, mulberry Lane, London. Can they both find their way through the heartache to find happiness? But when peggy's estranged husband Laurie returns home for good, both Rose and Peggy's lives are once again turned upside down.
The Nurses of Lark Lane: A heartbreaking Liverpool sagaBookouture #ad - This edition contains significant editorial revisions. Readers love the nurses of Lark Lane!‘I cannot recommend this book or this series highly enough. Can she follow her dreams – against all the odds? Liverpool, 1955. With her abusive husband drinking all her wages, Alice faces a daily struggle to provide for her family.
What’s more, and gianni is desperate to settle down, it’s not just her mam who hopes that cathy will come home…Can Cathy find a way to have it all, since nursing students must be unmarried, or will becoming a nurse mean leaving her family – and love – behind her?The Nurses of Lark Lane is a heart-breaking saga about a family’s battle to survive.
If you love nadine dorries, diney costeloe and donna Douglas, you won’t want to miss Pam Howes!An earlier version of this book was previously published as Cathy’s Clown. The book moved at a great pace… emotional, loss, touching and filled with love, family and friendships!. Written beautifully. I love reading, 5 stars‘from the first page right up until the final page I was glued to this book.
The Nurses of Lark Lane: A heartbreaking Liverpool saga #ad - Her eldest daughter cathy has always longed to be a nurse, but when the family’s poverty means she’s forced to leave school and get a job – without the qualifications she needs – it looks like her dreams are over. But cathy isn’t willing to give up without a fight, and with the support of old friend – and new love – Gianni, she manages to secure a place as a cadet nurse, learning as she works.
Wartime for the District Nurses The District Nurse, Book 2HarperCollins #ad - The girls find themselves caught up in the terrible aftermath, their nursing skills desperately needed by the shaken locals on their rounds. With the men away fighting for king and country, it’s up to the nurses to keep up the Spirit of the Blitz, and everyone is counting on them…. The compelling new bestseller from the author of The Mersey Daughter and Winter on the Mersey.
Alice lake and her friend edith have had everything thrown at them in their first year as district nurses in London’s East End. From babies born out of wedlock to battered wives, they’ve had plenty to keep them occupied. As rationing takes hold and Hitler’s bombers train their sights on London, there is no escaping the reality of being at war.
Wartime for the District Nurses The District Nurse, Book 2 #ad - Edith is trying to battle on bravely while bearing her own heartache but there’s no escaping the new terror of the bombing raids.
Lizzie's War: Intrigue, danger and excitement in 1950's London The Workshop Girls Book 2Aria #ad - With sebastian returning to war, Lizzie must make a success of her business in order to survive and care for herself and her young child. Against the devastating Blitz of London, normal life must continue for Lizzie Larch. From the bestselling author of lizzie's secret. Battling against shortages, her hats become more popular, but what of the man she loves? Will he ever return? What Lizzie knows now is that success can mean nothing without love.
A gritty, heart-warming and wholesome drama about surviving against the odds. London 1940 . Silently from the shadows, her secret enemy watches and waits, threatening to ruin Lizzie and everything she holds close. Amazing book could not put it down' 'i absolutely loved this book' loved this book? Rosie Clarke's next novel, JESSIE'S PROMISE, is avaliable now.
Lizzie's War: Intrigue, danger and excitement in 1950's London The Workshop Girls Book 2 #ad - Search: 9781784977177. What readers are saying about lizzie's war: 'the best book i have read in a long time' 'what a FABULOUS story' 'The emotions of LOVE, LOSS AND FEAR were all superbly portrayed and the characters so real. Another great reaD from Rosie Clarke. Perfect for fans of Katie Flynn and Nadine Dorries.