I read the book in more or less one sitting, reading well into the early hours! . Parents dora and joe must overcome their past hurts and help their daughters, despite the meddling of Joe’s second wife Ivy. As the sisters’ troubles spiral and difficult decisions must be made, can the family pull together – or will Jackie and Carol’s sisterly bond be destroyed forever?The Liverpool Girls is a heart-breaking and compelling story of family, loss and love.
The Liverpool Girls: A heartbreaking family saga with a tragic romance #ad - Perfect for fans of Annie Groves, Anne Baker and Kitty Neale. Read what everyone’s saying about The Liverpool Girls:‘Gripping.
The Forgotten Family of Liverpool: A gritty postwar family saga novel that will break your heartBookouture #ad - The war is over – but are their troubles just beginning?It’s 1951 and rationing is finally coming to an end. With her family in pieces and her marriage over for good, will Dora ever manage to get her daughter Carol home where she belongs?The Forgotten Family of Liverpool is a brave and tear-jerking story of one woman’s quest to protect her family.
She is determined to fight for her child, and shocking news from Joe breaks her heart again, but when a tragic accident leaves her mother in hospital, she struggles to cope. Perfect for fans of Nadine Dorries, Annie Murray and Kitty Neale. Read what everyone’s saying about the Forgotten Family of Liverpool:‘A fantastic story… Anyone who likes a good family saga will absolutely love this book.
I love reading, 5 stars‘wow what a fabulous book!!… loads of laughter and tears… A book you will not be able to put down until you finish it, for that reason I had sleepless nights!! I can’t recommend it highly enough. Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars‘pam has written a fabulous sequel which I simply couldn’t put down… I loved every minute of it.
The Forgotten Family of Liverpool: A gritty postwar family saga novel that will break your heart #ad - A writer’s journey, 5 stars‘beautifully written… tugs at your heartstrings, so have your tissues ready! I can’t wait until the next one is out!!’ Stardust Book Reviews, 5 stars‘I've read heaps of saga books in the last few years… this series really stands out from all the rest… I enjoyed every bit of this emotional, gritty, honest, raw and endearing story.
Shaz’s book blog, 4 stars‘A real page-turner that will test your emotions. Ali the dragon slayer, 5 stars‘Honestly one of the best family sagas I have ever read. Goodreads reviewer‘I really loved this story.
The Lost Daughter of Liverpool: A heartbreaking and gritty family sagaBookouture #ad - In liverpool, the blackout blinds may be coming down, joe Rodgers, but one family is about to face devastating misfortune…Dora Evans is finally marrying the love of her life, and her dreams of opening a dressmaking business look as if they might come true. Perfect for fans of Nadine Dorries, Diney Costeloe and Kitty Neale.
Read what everyone’s saying about the lost daughter of liverpool:"Absolute belter of a story!!" Chelle's Book Reviews“I loved this book! … have a supply of tissues ready … a beautifully written book that kept me reading until the early hours. With twin daughters on the way, Dora has everything she’s ever wanted.
But then tragedy strikes: one of Dora’s babies dies in infancy, and a catastrophic fire changes their lives forever. Can she save herself, her marriage – and her daughter?It’s 1946 and the war is over. I just didn’t want it to end. 5* stardust book reviews“A new favourite saga writer to add to my list.
The Lost Daughter of Liverpool: A heartbreaking and gritty family saga #ad - 5* bookworms & shutterbugs“i love this book so much … it will keep you gasping for more … Oh my dayz. 5* read along with sue ward“one of the best family sagas i've read … a wonderful, emotional roller coaster of a read, highly recommended … tissues are essential!” Brook Cottage Books“A deeply moving story…I found myself gasping out loud … it brought me close to tears … I found The Lost Daughter of Liverpool increasingly hard to put down … I will certainly be back for part two … definitely one to watch out for.
Em the bookworm“the story is brilliant … Once I started this book, I just couldn't wait for every chance I got to read it. 4* i love reading“what a beautiful book! Brilliantly written, this warm-hearted, evocative tale was amazing from start to finish.
The Midwives of Lark Lane: An absolutely heartbreaking historical family sagaBookouture #ad - Really enjoyed this book. Goodreads reviewer ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️‘many times i looked up from my kindle in surprise that I wasn’t physically on Lark Lane… I truly felt for all the characters in this book… I’d highly recommend this author and this book. Bookstagram ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️‘if you are a fan of Call the Midwife then this is the book for you… A good read.
Goodreads Reviewer. Everything i have in the world is yours now, my darling. The day her grandmother dies, Cathy goes home and opens the envelope: Thank you for giving me a reason to live. After losing a baby of her own Cathy would love to help, but for now, she must take care of her grandmother. Lots of tense moments.
The Midwives of Lark Lane: An absolutely heartbreaking historical family saga #ad - This author captures everything and draws you into the story as if you are a part of it. Netgalley reviewer ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️‘i loved this book… I encourage you to pick up a book by Pam Howes – you’ll be so glad you did. But a terrible miscarriage and the escape of her abusive stepfather Jack from prison make happiness hard to find.
Meanwhile, Cathy’s beloved granny is ailing. I would highly recommend it and recommend everyone read all of Pam Howes’s books. Goodreads reviewer ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️‘an emotional roller coaster of a read that captivated me, and had me on the edge of my seat… The story had me so engrossed that I couldn’t get on with my everyday life until I had finished it.
Love and Marriage at Harpers: A heartwarming saga from bestseller Rosie Clarke Welcome To Harpers Emporium Book 2Boldwood Books #ad - From the bestselling author of The Shop Girls of Harpers and The Mulberry Lane Series. London, 1913. The shop girls of harpers emporium on Oxford Street are happy in their work and their lives are moving on at quite a pace. United by the suffragette cause and now living under one roof, some will find love and marriage whilst others experience heartache andtears.
Harpers is the bond that holds them together, bringing strength through hardship and pain and friendship and love.
The Shop Girls of Lark Lane: A heartbreaking post-war family sagaBookouture #ad - It flowed beautifully… captures you from the word go… This really was an emotional book at times, I feel like I have been on a huge life journey with Alice… A first-class page-turner you really want to read. I love reading, 5 stars‘absolutely brilliant, five-star read… Wonderful… Perfect for reading curled with by the fire… You will be hooked and won’t want to put this book down.
Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars‘Bursting with camaraderie, strong women and love. But then a tragic accident leaves alice a widow, and the father of sadie’s child – a man she hoped never to see again – is back in Liverpool…With Alice struggling to start again alone, and Sadie desperate to protect her son, can these two shop girls overcome their troubles and keep their hopes alive – even with all the odds against them? The Shop Girls of Lark Lane is a heart-wrenching family saga about the strength of friendship and the costs of war.
The Shop Girls of Lark Lane: A heartbreaking post-war family saga #ad - If you love nadine dorries, diney costeloe and kitty neale, you won’t want to miss pam howes!what readers are saying about The Shop Girls of Lark Lane:‘I absolutely loved it!… Alice is an excellent character… This book gave me so many different emotions throughout… All of the characters are so well written… I can't wait to read more from Pam Howes.
Yet lewis’s remains open, a sign of strength in the midst of Liverpool’s post-war ruins. Though memories of those lost in the war are fresh, Alice and Sadie look forward to the future. It's worth more than 5*. Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars. After years away fighting, Terry is a stranger to his daughter and must work hard to win her trust and love.
The Nurses of Lark Lane: A heartbreaking Liverpool sagaBookouture #ad - A massive massive five star read for me. Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars‘had me hooked from the first page… Pam Howes has put her life and soul into this and I recommend that everyone reads this, you won’t want it to end. Netgalley reviewer, 5 stars‘an engaging, page-turner… loved Cathy’s journey and didn’t want it to end… So compelling, it leaves me desperate for more.
What a wonderful ending. Netgalley reviewer, 5 stars‘A really lovely story that comes to life care of the author’s lovely writing style. Netgalley reviewer, 5 stars‘Absolutely love this series and this book is no exception, a great insight into the post-war years. Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars. This edition contains significant editorial revisions.
The Nurses of Lark Lane: A heartbreaking Liverpool saga #ad - Readers love the nurses of Lark Lane!‘I cannot recommend this book or this series highly enough. What’s more, and gianni is desperate to settle down, since nursing students must be unmarried, it’s not just her mam who hopes that Cathy will come home…Can Cathy find a way to have it all, 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.
Thank you, Pam Howes! . Definitely recommend.
The Factory Girls of Lark Lane: A heartbreaking World War 2 historical novel of loss and loveBookouture #ad - A story that will stay in my heart. Highly recommended. Can friendship get them through the struggles of war?1940, Millie Markham, work for the war effort at Rootes munitions factory, Liverpool: Alice Turner and her best friend, making shell caps and Halifax bombers. Alice’s sweetheart Terry is home from the front for a brief period of leave.
A well deserved five stars. Between the pages book club, 5 stars‘i can’t praise The Factory Girls of Lark Lane highly enough… A perfect story which I thoroughly enjoyed. Ali – the dragon slayer, 5 stars‘I loved this book. When a terrible explosion at the factory leads to a tragic death, and a loved one is announced missing in action, Millie receives devastating news, the heartbreak of war is suddenly all too real.
The Factory Girls of Lark Lane: A heartbreaking World War 2 historical novel of loss and love #ad - Alice must believe Terry will make it home to keep up her strength. She’s been in love with him since school, and the women are excitedly planning a whirlwind wedding. But the honeymoon is soon over. Her mother and millie need all her support, and morale at the factory is at an all-time low. Can alice and millie help one another make it through these dark times, the strength of friendship, even as the war stretches on with no sign of an ending?The Factory Girls of Lark Lane is a heart-wrenching family saga about women in World War 2, and hope.
Alice is such a great, well written character. Booking good read, 5 stars‘Absolutely loved this book… I devoured it in one sitting.
The Shop Girls of Harpers: A heartwarming family saga Welcome To Harpers Emporium Book 1Boldwood Books #ad - 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.
Wonderful characters that draw you into Harpers world. 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. '. Well worth 5*''a lovely read first in a new series, looking forward to the next.
The Shop Girls of Harpers: A heartwarming family saga Welcome To Harpers Emporium Book 1 #ad - Brilliant read. English saga writing at its best: wonderful characters, trials and tribulations of each woman, strong, emotional, lovely, relatable female characters, Compelling and Authentic, that features strong friendships, highly recommend''Heart Warming, warm, 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 Women of Mulberry Lane The Mulberry Lane Series Book 5Aria #ad - 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. Peggy doesn't know if she'll ever again see Able, while a very odd letter from estranged husband, Laurie, the American father of her twins, 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. Love and heartbreak, joy amid hardship, birth and death, are all here in the gripping fifth novel about the people of Mulberry Lane during World War Two. Rose can't stop loving Jimmy, while Tom can't stop loving her.
New Arrivals at Mulberry Lane: Full of family, friends and foes! The Mulberry Lane Series Book 4Aria #ad - 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. When rose merchant arrives at Mulberry Lane, she is carrying a secret that haunts her. 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. 1943, mulberry Lane, London.