An Orphan's War: One of the Best Historical Fiction Books You Will Read in 2018 (Paperback)Molly Green (author)
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War rages, but the women and children of Liverpool's Dr Barnado's Home cannot give up hope. An Orphan's War is a gripping saga about love and loss on the Home Front.
When her childhood sweetheart Johnny is killed in action, Maxine Grey loses more than her husband - she loses her best friend. Desperate to make a difference in this awful war, Maxine takes a nursing job at London's St Thomas's hospital.
A BROKEN HEART
She takes comfort in the attentions of a handsome surgeon, but Edwin Blake isn't all he seems. And as the Blitz descends on the capital, Maxine faces more heartache. When she returns to Liverpool, she harbours a secret.
A BRAVE SPIRIT
When Maxine is offered a job at a Dr Barnardo's orphanage, she hopes this is the second chance she has been looking for. Do the orphans know that she needs them as much as they need her?
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 310 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 27 mm
PRAISE FOR MOLLY GREEN
`Molly Green creates realistic characters and situations that keep you turning the pages.' Katie Fforde
'A moving, gripping story set during WW2, of a woman's dedication to the orphans in her care and her heart wrenching love.' Kitty Neale
`Redolent of wartime Britain and brimming with heartfelt stories from several characters, Molly Green's sure-footed novel shows just how challenging it was to find love and a place to call home in the dark days of the war.' Terri Fleming
`A lovely, heartfelt, warming slice of saga fiction ... There is a gentleness to the writing as it walks some difficult paths, ensuring AN ORPHAN'S WAR is an engaging, generous read.' Liz Robinson, LoveReading
`A gripping read' My Weekly
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