Book List in Order: 13 titles

  • This major best-selling memoir of a poverty-stricken childhood in Liverpool is one of the most harrowing but uplifting books you will ever read.When Helen Forrester''s father went bankrupt in 1930 she and her six siblings were forced into utmost pove...


  • The extraordinary story of three brave women, each trying in her own way to deal with the ruthless tide of destruction brought on by the air raids of the Second World War. Ellen and her family had already been bombed out; they felt they were unlikely...


  • A powerful new novel, heart-breaking but ultimately uplifting, from the author of the classic Twopence to Cross The Mersey. Life in a Liverpool tenement block during the Great Depression is a grim struggle for Martha Connelly and her poverty-stricken...


  • A wonderful new novel from Liverpool's best-loved author. A tale of loss and love set in post-Second World War England and France. This is the story of a young Liverpool woman widowed in the Second World War before she can know the happiness of havin...


  • From the author of four bestselling autobiographies and a number of equally successful novels, comes another moving tale. Mrs Olga Stych, daughter of an immigrant Ukrainian pig farmer, has finally made it to the top of the social pyramid of Tollemarc...


  • A classic tale from Helen Forrester set in the heart of India. A heartwarming story of India, newly free -- a moment when the old and new clashed. Lovely Anasuyabehn had been brought up to obey her loving father in all things. But as soon as she set ...


  • Helen Forrester's moving story of an English girl and her love affair with an Indian man. Peggy Delaney was a Lancashire girl born and bred, beginning to live again after the heartache of the war. Ajit Singh was a charming young Indian student, short...


  • From Liverpool's best-loved author comes a superb novel of loss and grief, love and hope, set on Merseyside in 1920. When her husband dies suddenly, Louise Gilmore and her daughters Edna and Celia are left with nothing but debts. Forced to move from ...


  • Another moving and heart-warming tale set in Merseyside from the author of Twopence to Cross the Mersey.In the early years of this century, many Basques left their homeland in the Pyrenees, between France and Spain, to seek a better life in the New W...






  • After a rough immigrant upbringing in America, Turkish-born Helena Al-Khoury finds herself in Liverpool, where as the manager of her uncle's soap company she comes into contact with Benjamin, a man who would like to be more than her cousin. Original....


  • From the author of four bestselling autobiographies and a number of equally successful novels, comes another moving tale. A triumph of innocence over hypocrisy! Alicia Woodman was born into a home that should have been filled with comfort and joy. He...


  • Liverpool 1931, where Daisy Gallagher, big, tough and loving, learns to fight competition, laugh with her customers, weep in private. In a Liverpool torn by the Depression, Daisy Gallagher grows to womanhood the hard way. She is the mainstay of her p...