Book List in Order:11 titles

  • The changing lives of three women as their men are sent away to fight Everyone remembered the summer of '39 as golden and strange. Golden because it was the driest on record; strange because people were burrowing holes and roofing them with iron. Wa...


  • BOOK DESCRIPTION Rags are the story about a male chimpanzee/monkey found in the jungle and brought back to the city. He becomes the pet of a girl named Janie, who spends most of her time training Rags. Mishaps occur due to the mischievous nature of R...


  • Two women, two lives, two very different fates. Josephine is one of the very few female journalists in Victorian England -- not a job for a respectable young woman. Her chosen path is far from easy but she's determined and courageous. Harriet is co...


  • One woman's passionate courage in the Second World War When Eve left her hometown of Portsmouth, she'd never intended to return. But now she has a confidence and maturity far beyond her years. This makes her a very attractive prospect to David H...


  • In the powerful sequel to The Girl Now Leaving , Betty Burton takes her heroine into the Spanish Civil War Poverty and factory work have filled Lu Wilmott with a determination to make something of herself. The call to Spain is irresistible: she...


  • A heart-wrenching and powerful saga of one girl's journey to adulthood Lu Wilmott grows up in the Portsmouth slums of the 1920s. Stricken by diphtheria, she is sent to the Hampshire countryside where she discovers a robust fighting spirit and the f...


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    A stunning coming-of-age story from the author of the Lu Wilmott sagas Otis Hewetson is 17 years old, pretty but unconventional and rebellious. She spends the summer of 1911 on a glorious holiday with her parents, and on a quest for independence. ...


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    When Dan pushed the wedding ring onto her finger, Jaen Nugent felt as though it had always been there. Pregnant by the first man she made love to, marriage to Big Dan Hazelhurst was her only option – and that meant putting up with the entire Hazelh...


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    In southern England at the end of the eighteenth century, Judeth Nugent grows up on her mother's farm, becomes aware of the social injustice, inequality, and petty tyranny around her, and struggles to achieve independence...






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