Rosie's War

Paperback | February 23, 2016

byKay Brellend

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A compelling wartime drama from the author of The Street, perfect for fans of Pam Weaver and Kitty Neale.Rosie Gardiner is having a tough war. She's had to leave her job as a nude at the Windmill in Soho after a horrific assault which left her pregnant, and is now living back at home with her recently remarried dad. Despite her best efforts, Rosie and her dad just can't get along and the strain of coping as a young unmarried mother is getting to her.As the Nazis strafe the city with V2 bombs, Rosie is determined to keep her head up through the Blitz but when a direct hit to her street cripples her father, it feels like the days have never been darker. With a final burst of resolution, John Gardiner decides to leave London to escape the bombardment and to Rosie's mixed horror and relief, he takes her baby with him. Left alone in the East End, with the spectre of the man who assaulted her rearing his ugly head, Rosie decides to join the London Auxiliary Ambulance Service to keep her busy - and to give her hope in these tough times.

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A compelling wartime drama from the author of The Street, perfect for fans of Pam Weaver and Kitty Neale.Rosie Gardiner is having a tough war. She's had to leave her job as a nude at the Windmill in Soho after a horrific assault which left her pregnant, and is now living back at home with her recently remarried dad. Despite her best ef...

Kay Brellend, the third of six children, was born in North London but now lives in a Victorian farmhouse in Suffolk. Under a pseudonym she has written sixteen historical novels published in England and North America. Her novels are inspired by her grandmother's reminiscences about her early life growing up in Islington.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:400 pagesPublished:February 23, 2016Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0007575300

ISBN - 13:9780007575305

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Praise for Kay Brellend from five-star reviews onAmazon.co.uk:Brilliant read! Really takes you through a journey of hardship love hate etc. Was gripped from beginning to end!!!By WooThis book was excellent, I didn't want it to end. Reading it made me feel like I was living in the era the book was set in.By Amanda BicknellWhat a wonderful read.having been born near this area l could see the places and people as described, could not wait to read a few more chapters each night but was so sad when l finished it.By LondonSueloved this book the sort you pickup and can't put back down, the setting and characters really come to life, it's as if you can see it and breath it. Wonderful.By K