Daughters of Liverpool by Annie GrovesDaughters of Liverpool by Annie Groves

Daughters of Liverpool

byAnnie Groves

Paperback | February 5, 2009

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An evocative and heartrending saga set in Liverpool during World War Two, from the bestselling author of As Time Goes ByKatie's full of trepidation as she arrives in Liverpool. It's her first posting and her work will be so secret that she can't even speak about it to the family she's billeted with. She makes it clear that she's here to do her bit for the war effort, not to flirt with the many servicemen based at the nearby barracks.Which is just fine with Luke, son of the household and battle-scarred veteran of Dunkirk. He's had his heart broken already by a flighty nurse. His mother can't help worry about him - but she's got more than enough on her plate with her youngest children, the teenage twins, who don't see why a war should stop them having fun and achieving their ambition to go on the stage. Then the bombs begin to rain in Liverpool in earnest and everyone, from oldest to youngest, must realise what matters most in life.
Annie Groves was born and lived in the north-west of England all of her life. She was the author of the Pride family series, Ellie Pride, Connie's Courage and Hettie of Hope Street, for which she drew upon her own family's history, picked up from listening to her grandmother's stories when she was a child. Her next set of novels was th...
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Title:Daughters of LiverpoolFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pagesPublished:February 5, 2009Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0007265883

ISBN - 13:9780007265886

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Daughters of Liverpool A very good read with lots of twists and turns. The story changes a lot it has plenty of character
Date published: 2014-05-14

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Praise for Annie Groves:'An engrossing story' My Weekly'A stirring and heartrending family saga.Against a backdrop of change when the suffragette movement was coming to the fore, the choices and dreams of a generation of women combine to create this passionate story' Liverpool Daily Post'Heartwrenching and uplifting in equal measure - a tragic indictment of what can happen when you swap passion for duty. Roll on the sequel!' Take a Break'Written from the heart' My Weekly