The Heart of the Family by Annie Groves

The Heart of the Family

byAnnie Groves

Paperback | August 6, 2009

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The much-loved author of ACROSS THE MERSEY tells of Liverpool under bombardment as never before - but the Campion family refuses to give in.The Campions have always stuck together through danger and sorrow, but even they begin to wonder if it's time to take their youngest, the twins, to safety away from the bombing raids. The twins have other worries on their minds; having been inseparable, they now realise that they each have different ambitions - and Lou isn't sure she'll find what she wants close to home.Meanwhile, cousin Bella is managing a creche and discovers that life isn't all about pleasure. She's the last person her family would expect to help anyone; but when a figure from the past turns up on the doorstep, Bella's unexpected reserves of compassion are revealed.From hardship and heartbreak, surviving the toughest of times, the Campions know they can make it through if they have one another.

About The Author

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:The Heart of the FamilyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pagesPublished:August 6, 2009Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0007265905

ISBN - 13:9780007265909

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Praise for Annie Groves:'An engrossing story.' My Weekly'A stirring and heartrending family saga.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'Shows how courage, love and devotion can shine out even in the darkest times' Northern Echo