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Wartime Friends

Wartime Friends

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Carolyn and Beryl are posted to Beaumanor Hall as ‘listeners’, the most difficult of signals intelligence gathering, intercepting enemy messages which are then sent to Bletchley Park for deciphering. Christmas Fireside Stories is a delightful festive collection of short stories that includes delicious Christmas recipes recommended by the authors as well as extracts from your favourite saga novels.

After their basic training, Carolyn and Beryl are posted to Beaumanor Hall as ‘listeners’, the most difficult of signals intelligence gathering, intercepting enemy messages which are then sent to Bletchley Park for deciphering.The Poppy Girls is the first title in The Maitland Trilogy, by bestselling author Margaret Dickinson.

I have loved Margaret Dickinson since I read one of her earlier books, and from that first introduction I inhaled her work like it was a source of oxygen as she has a gift of bringing history alive through her gift of writing, yet she mixed historical facts with fiction, she always created masterpieces which took me on a journey back in time yet entertaining me throughout. A man in uniform could makes a girls heart beat faster but not all romance was as it seemed or should be. Fleur Bosley didn't believe in love at first sight, at least not until she bumped into Robbie Rodwell on a railway station in the blackout of wartime Britain. After an altercation with her father, the opportunity arises and she finds herself being offered a place to stay with her best friend’s aunt, Jemima. Our UK literary agents have a long history of producing commercial success for our authors in a broad variety of genres.The major theme of the work is the gradual unearthing of some decades-old secrets that had been in the family through several generations.

Its release is poignant, written during lockdown, when we were unable to see friends, it deals with lifelong bonds forged during the backdrop of war - not the ongoing Russia invasion of Ukraine, but World War II. In the early 1920s, the Maitland family are still coming to terms with the aftermath of the Great War. Margaret Dickinson’s novel “Plough the Furrow” is set in Lincolnshire and introduces Esther Everatt. Kathy has fallen deeply and irrevocably in love and, even when the country is plunged into war, she can see no obstacle to their future.A compelling saga from Margaret Dickinson, Fairfield Hall charts the changing fortunes of Annabel Constantine, in the devastating lead up to the First World War. After their home town is caught in an air raid, Peter decides to volunteer - to the distress of his mother, who makes life difficult for Carolyn as she blames her for not marrying Peter and keeping him safe at home. The story of Carolyn who learned Morse code from her brother Tom and was recruited to help with the war effort. Set in the period just before and during World War II, this is the story of Kathy who leaves a violent home and makes her way in the world. Peter and Carolyn are great friends but do not see a future together, although it is the dearest wish of both Phyllis and Lilian to see them marry.

Working with freezing fingers to gut the precious herring, she follows the fleet south, travelling far away from her Scottish home. If you fail to comply with this obligation, we may have a right of action against you for compensation. Meg Kirkland fears her impudent tongue has caused her father's dismissal from his job and forced her whole family from their home on Middleditch Farm. However, after the battleaxe stages an intervention at their wedding, the book starts to pick up and goes on to cover most of the war years. I always enjoy Margaret Dickinson's books and what I loved about this one is that you didn't really know how Kathy's story was going to end because you didn't know which man Kathy was going to be with in the end but you just keep hoping she is with her child in the end.This is not intended to be a full statement of all your rights under the Distance Selling Regulations. The author published “Pride of the Courtney’s” her first novel in 1968 and then went on to become one of the most prolific authors in the genre. Kathy is a lovable character, who we see develop into a strong, independent woman who knows what she wants and has the heart to forgive the people who tried to ruin her happiness, and who also goes through a lot of pain, heartache and troubling times. Register an account so you can mark books read, rate books, add them to your "want to read" list and get notified of new books by your favourite authors. It grips at your heartstrings and makes you feel for the characters, especially the main character - Kathy.



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