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Time Will Tell

By Sally Worboyes
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Sally Worboyes
September 1953, London's East End. Edie Birch, who believes herself to be a war widow, has finally allowed herself to fall in love again. Engaged to be married, she is happily planning her wedding day. But fate has a blow in store - her 15-year-old daughter, Maggie, is pregnant. A plan has been hatched to stop her daughter from falling from grace.Hidden away above an Italian café in Islington until she is ready to give birth Maggie works long hours behind the scenes while her mother Edie feigns pregnancy. The charade works until the baby arrives and hard decisions are to be made. Can Maggie return home and cope with the pretense of her own child being her brother? And will the truth out once Edie's first husband turns up to demand his rights as grandfather?
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  • A Time to Rejoice

    By Anna Jacobs
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    Anna Jacobs
    'Anna Jacobs' books are deservedly popular. She is one of the best writers of Lancashire sagas around' - Historical Novels Reviews'Anna Jacobs' books have an impressive grasp of human emotions' - Sunday Times'Catherine Cookson fans will cheer!' - Peterborough Evening Telegraph***************The heartwarming third instalment of the Rivenshaw series from bestselling saga writer Anna Jacobs.After a stray bomb scored a direct hit on his childhood home in Hertfordshire, the only thing that has kept Francis Brady going while he works day and night salvaging what he can from the rubble is the thought that soon he'll be joining war-time friends Mayne, Daniel and Victor as electrician in their new dream building firm in Lancashire. But things are not going to plan: Mayne isn't answering any of his letters; Francis' wife is having a change of heart about moving up north - and her parents seem set on destroying his reputation... A lot of marriages are breaking up in these times of change, and Francis is loathe for his to be one of them... But how can he turn down the opportunity of a new life and career in Rivenshaw? Meanwhile in Rivenshaw itself, newly married Mayne and Judith's plans to convert Esherwood house into flats have come to an abrupt halt. While clearing out the house in readiness for the rebuild, they've discovered that someone has been stealing valuables and hiding them in the old Nissen hut. But who hid them there - and are they planning on returning for them? And are they also responsible for something else found in the shelter: a body, buried in a shallow grave...With so much going against them, can these four friends ever turn their dreams into reality?
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  • A Time for Renewal

    By Anna Jacobs
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    Anna Jacobs
    The second instalment in the best-selling Rivenshaw series, by beloved saga author Anna Jacobs. In the wake of World War Two, the whole country is desperate for houses, with very little money available to rebuild. In the town of Rivenshaw in Lancashire, Mayne Esher has no choice but to turn Esherwood, the war-damaged stately home which has been in his family for generations, into flats. Rebuilding Esherwood won't be easy but with Judith Crossley by his side, Mayne hopes to restore it to its former glory. First, he must open it up to some of his long-suffering army friends... and it soon becomes clear that the house isn't the only thing which needs rebuilding.Victor is fighting his late wife's rich and arrogant mother for custody of his daughter Betty. Ros has been cheated out of her money and has nowhere to go now she's been demobbed from the army. Daniel is still unsettled after his wartime experiences. He's waiting for his divorce to go through and has family problems that take him away from Rivenshaw. Francis hasn't even been in touch. On top of these troubles, saving Esherwood proves to be a difficult undertaking for Mayne and Judith. And certain people will stop at nothing to prevent it happening. In this time of renewal, will the group find a way to rebuild their lives, and the old house, as planned?A heartwarming saga of strong-spirited, resilient women in post-war Lancashire.
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  • A Time to Remember

    By Anna Jacobs
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    Anna Jacobs
    The first book in a heartwarming new Lancashire-based series by beloved and bestselling saga writer Anna Jacobs, set at the end of World War Two. 1945 - the war in Europe is over. It should be a time of utter joy and celebration.Most women can't wait for their men to return, but in the small town of Rivenshaw in Lancashire, Judith Crossley fears having her husband back in the house. He'd grown into a bully and a drunkard, and on the occasions he'd come home from leave, he'd hit her. He wasn't a good father, either. Luckily Judith has found an unlikely ally, a friend to turn to - Maynard Esher, from an old aristocratic family on the other side of town. But Judith knows that when her husband returns, she and her children will be back in the firing line again. She decides that for the children's sake, she must leave her husband. But with the house rented in his name and other accommodation scarce, where on earth can they go...?
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    Tiger Lilies

    By Judith Glover
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    Judith Glover
    Flora Dennison and Rossen O'Connor are linked by a secret.A strange and painful secret, powerful enough to bring their lives together again and again from their childhood in Wolverhampton through the tragic romance of the First World War and on into the wild abandon of the Twenties.Flora, daughter of a prosperous businessman, struggles to retain her respectability and goodness despite the passionate temptation of a married man. In her heart she envies Roseen's daring lack of restraint.Roseen, child of a poor Irish widow, is educated only in the harsh realities of back-to-back poverty. Her red-haired beauty and flamboyant tastes catch all eyes but she yearns for the security of Flora's family life.As envy turns to wary mutual respect, the two girls' contact with each other's lives will prove the turning point towards a lasting happiness.Tiger Lilies is the triumphant romantic saga of two girls of similar age but opposite backgrounds set in the Black Country of early twentieth century, from Judith Glover, much-praised author of The Stallion Man.
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    To Everything A Season

    By Judith Glover
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    Judith Glover
    Born in the shadow of an ill fortune which she fights to forget and marked by a childhood of neglect, Amy Weldrake Flynn has grown into an independent and headstrong young woman who attracts the attentions of three very different men.There is Ralph Herriot, gentleman farmer, cultured and charming, friend of Thomas Hardy; David Linton, a hard-working country doctor married to a spoiled and demanding wife; and Ellis Bates, Inspector of Schools for Lewes. It is only after a tragedy which threatens to ruin her whole life that Amy can hope to find the love and security that have eluded her for so long.To Everything A Season is the third classic romantic saga in the Sussex Quartetthat began with The Stallion Man, now available in eBook for the first time.
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    To the Stars

    By Patricia Robins
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    Patricia Robins
    A compelling classic romance from the inimitable Patricia Robins, first published in 1944 and now available for the first time in eBook.Jonquil Mathews had lived a sheltered life with her parents in their luxurious home, until the day her fiancé Simon, an RAF pilot, was killed at Dunkirk. Prompted by Simon's best friend, Adrian Hepworth, Jonquil was determined to do her bit for the war effort, and joined the WAAF. Adrian had fallen in love with Jonquil, and as she went through her training, made new friends and learned her trade, he kept a watchful eye on her, always hoping that despite the dangers of wartime, they would eventually be together...
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    Topaz Island

    By Patricia Robins
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    Patricia Robins
    When Phillida Bethel takes her first holiday job as her mother's help tobeautiful Suzanne Kingley, she never guesses what lies in store for heron the exotic Topaz Island. Danger, romance, adventure and excitementare to come her way in full measure.Inexperienced as she is, she has no yardstick by which to assess thefascinating American boy, Jeff Aymon. But it is the English student,Greg Somerville, who seems the only safe haven when this world of beautysuddenly becomes sinister...A compelling classic romance from the inimitable Patricia Robins, firstpublished in 1965 and now available for the first time in eBook.
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    There Is But One

    By Patricia Robins
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    Patricia Robins
    Gina and Charles Martin are young and passionately in love. Theirmarriage is perfect until Gina learns that she cannot have children.Her husband's failure to understand the effect this has on her causesher need for a baby to grow into an obsession. Gradually the youngcouple's relationship deteriorates until they are little more thanstrangers and their intense love little more than a memory.Gina hopes first to adopt a baby, then to foster a child, before indesperation seeking a solution outside the law...A compelling classic romance from the inimitable Patricia Robins, firstpublished in 1965 and now available for the first time in eBook.
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    Truth to Tell

    By Claire Lorrimer
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    Claire Lorrimer
    1914: Lady Beaufort already has three boys and she certainly doesn't want another child. But her husband Aubrey has always dreamed of a daughter to fill the gap his sister left when she died tragically young. In contrast Harold and Copper Varney are expecting their first child and are over the moon about it. Their children Victoria and Leila meet when Lady Beaufort sends Victoria to the village school out of spite, jealous of her captivating daughter. Victoria's parents adore their only child Leila, though they are surprised she does not excel academically as her father did. Though Harold is an impoverished teacher, whose family have a meagre existence, he was a talented Oxford scholar. Despite the differences in their backgrounds, the two girls share a special friendship as well as a birthday; but before long both families start to fear something is wrong . . .
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    Ties That Bind

    By Pam Rhodes
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    Pam Rhodes
    Gwen and Richard have just celebrated their silver wedding anniversary; it is a good marriage, and they are proud of their daughter Susie. They never even talk about the child that they gave up for adoption long ago. But now that Kate is grown up, and pregnant herself, she wants to find out about her natural parents. Richard dies, tragically, before she can make contact, and Gwen has to deal not only with the pain of bereavement, but with the conflicting emotions that Kate's reappearance arouses, particularly for Susie. For a time it looks as though Gwen will lose her daughter all over again. Meanwhile Kate's adoptive parents, Roger and Margaret, are grappling with a failing farm as well as the anxiety of their beloved daughter's decision.
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    The Trespassers

    By Pam Rhodes
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    Pam Rhodes
    Philip Barnes, the popular vicar of St John's church in a small West Country town, is very happily married: he and his wife Ruth have a solid relationship based on deep love and a shared commitment to family and to faith. So when he finds himself strongly attracted to his daughter's piano teacher, Louise, his feelings are both stimulating and shocking. Their brief affair has tragic consequences for everyone involved, but once Philip realises Ruth has forgiven him, he can begin to forgive himself.
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    To Love is to Live

    By Denise Robins
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    Denise Robins
    A captivating love story from the 100-million-copy bestselling Queen of Romance first published in 1940 and available now for the first time in eBook.
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    To Love Again

    By Denise Robins
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    Denise Robins
    It is six months since the death of her fiancé Christopher, but Helen still feels the world contains very little that is worth living for. She thinks of herself as a one-man girl - until she meets Peter Farrington, the very image of Christopher - and realizes she can love again. But Helen stills has little chance of happiness. For although Peter seems to feel the same way about her, he is engaged to someone else...
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    Time Runs Out

    By Denise Robins
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    Denise Robins
    A captivating love story from the 100-million-copy bestselling Queen of Romance, first published in 1965, and available now for the first time in eBook. This brilliant novel by Denise Robins is a warm, human story of mother-love in a framework of terrifying suspense. When her eleven-year-old son Bing is badly burned in a train accident, Christine Ross is told by the plastic surgeon that only one thing can save the boy's life - a skin-graft from an identical twin. The information plunges Christine into a twofold crisis: To reveal to her unsuspecting husband the truth that he is not Bing's father. To find, somewhere in the wide world, the missing twin - with only two weeks in which to do it. As time runs out... This novel is one of the three Mayflower books originally published under the name of Julia Kane - the others are Dark Secret Love and The Sin was Mine.
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    The Tiger in Men

    By Denise Robins
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    Denise Robins
    It was a wild and passionate night - a night that drives beautiful Fenella to marry a stranger, and begin the most hair-raising adventure of her life. Moments before, Fenella finds her blond fiancé Max with another woman, and in a blind fury she rides with the stranger through the Canadian wilderness to the magistrate's office - to become Mrs. Gail O'Shean. Then they part forever, or so she thinks.Try as she might, Fenella cannot forget Gail's handsome face and beautiful eyes. Max wants her back desperately. But suddenly, in a rush of kidnapping, bandits, and sheriff posses, Fenella is involved in a breathtaking intrigue. Three men want her, but only one loves her. Will she discover him before it was too late?
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    Those Who Love

    By Denise Robins
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    Denise Robins
    "Tell Auburn... I... loved him so!" -- These last words from a dying girl still haunted Dr. Noel Frensham; still made him bitter.The voyage back from India had been a memorable one for Frensham. Racked with a terrible sickness, he had come very close to death. Convinced that his hours were numbered, he had persuaded a pretty fellow passenger, Peta Marley, to marry him, hoping to repay her goodness with the money he would leave her after his death. But amazingly he had recovered.It was then that Peta told him of her love for Auburn Lyell. She pleaded with him to annul their marriage and set her free. But Noel had seen death on one young innocent face because of this man, and he was determined to prevent it happening again.
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    This Spring of Love

    By Denise Robins
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    Denise Robins
    Christine, an orphan with high romantic ideals, agrees to aid Fiona in her elopement, but soon she finds her position as an imposter a nefarious one. Here she is, living the life of a spoilt heiress in the beautiful Lakeland district - a dream come true. But with fear of discovery and an assumed social position to maintain, separating her from an active life and the man she esteemed, the loss of her own identity assumes nightmarish proportions.
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    Two Loves

    By Denise Robins
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    Denise Robins
    Bill is handsome, tender and exciting, but Cherry knows she can't live on love alone. Phillip does not attract her as Bill does, but his wealth can buy Cherry everything she's always wanted. Cherry is determined to have them both. Cleverly concealing one's existence from the other, Cherry begins leading a dangerous double life, unknowingly pushing all three of them towards disaster.
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    Twice I Have Loved

    By Denise Robins
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    Denise Robins
    Etta Hughes has been jilted by her fiancé, Rod. Bewildered and stricken, she decides to take a job as cook to the Trenders. In their beautiful house on the river perhaps her heart will mend. But here, in spite of herself, Etta becomes attracted to Mark Trender. Mark is in love with his exquisite child-like wife, Flair. It seems that once again Etta is doomed to the anguish of hopeless love. And then to complicate matters further, Rod arrives unexpectedly to dinner - with his new wife...
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