Carols at Woolworths

Author: Elaine Everest
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1509859179
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Carols at Woolworths is a heartwarming novella, and is the prequel to Christmas at Woolworths, by bestselling author Elaine Everest Betty, Freda and Sarah are determined to make the Woolworths Christmas party as jolly as ever. After weeks of careful planning, the girls are confident that it will be an evening for everyone to forget about the troubles of the war outside. But the war is never far away and when an air raid looms, the girls must usher their guests to safety and find a way to take their Christmas cheer underground . . . Will it be a merry Christmas after all for the girls of Woolworths?

Wartime at Woolworths

Author: Elaine Everest
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 150984368X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The Woolworths girls have come a long way together . . . Fun loving Maisie, is devoted to her young family and her work at Woolworths. But her happy life with her RAF officer husband, their baby daughter leads her to think of the family she left behind . . . With the war now into its fourth year, what will she find when she sets about searching for them? Sarah and her husband, Alan, are blissfully happy and long for a sibling for their daughter. But dark days lay ahead for this close family. Freda heads home to Birmingham, to go in search of her family, back to the life she fled – far from the safety of Woolworths and her new friends. With families’ separated by war, will the Woolworths girls be able to pull together? Wartime at Woolworths is the third moving installment in the much-loved Woolworths series by bestselling author Elaine Everest.

Christmas at Woolworths

Author: Elaine Everest
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1509843663
Format: PDF
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Even though there was a war on, the Woolworths girls brought Christmas cheer to their customers Best friends Sarah, Maisie and Freda are brought together by their jobs at Woolworths. With their loved ones away on the front line, their bonds of friendship strengthen each day. Betty Billington is the manager at Woolworths, and a rock for the girls, having given up on love . . . Until a mysterious stranger turns up one day – could he reignite a spark in Betty? As the year draws to a close, and Christmas approaches, the girls must rely on each other to navigate the dark days that lie ahead . . . With so much change, can their friendship survive the war? PRAISE FOR ELAINE EVEREST ‘A warm, tender tale of friendship and love’ Milly Johnson ‘Heartwarming . . . a must-read’ Woman’s Own Christmas at Woolworths is the heartfelt sequel to Elaine Everest's bestselling debut The Woolworths Girls.

A Gift from Woolworths

Author: Elaine Everest
Publisher: Pan
ISBN: 9781509892525
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Will the war be over by Christmas? As the war moves into 1945 the lives of the women of Woolworths continue. When store manager, Betty Billington, announces she is expecting Douglas's baby her future life is about to change more than she expects. Freda has fallen in love with the handsome Scottish engineer but will it end happily? Maisie loves being a mother and also caring for her two nieces although she still has her own dreams. When her brother appears on the scene he brings unexpected danger to the family. Meanwhile Sarah dreams of her husband's return and a cottage with roses around the door but Woolworths beckons. Will our girls sail into times of peace, or will they experience more heartache and sorrow? With a wedding on the horizon, surely only happiness lies ahead - or does it? A Gift from Woolworths is the next installment in Elaine Everest's much-loved Woolworths series.

Carol Shields

Author: Aritha Van Herk
Publisher: Barkhuis
ISBN: 9077922512
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Beloved of readers and writers alike, Carol Shields was a formidable creative force. The author of dozens of books, she won a Pulitzer Prize and an Orange Prize, a Governor General's award, and many other honours and recognitions. And this extraordinary writer's work continues to inspire lovers of language from around the world. "Carol Shields: Evocation and echo" gathers together a bouquet of literary responses. Critics, friends, and fellow writers from North America and Europe here respond to the writing of Carol Shields. Their observations, augmentations, and creative interventions make for a collection that pays homage to Shields, but nonetheless possesses its own distinctive flavour. Her magnificent words continue to reverberate, evoking laughter and memory, and echoing her perceptive eloquence.

Die Nightingale Schwestern

Author: Donna Douglas
Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE
ISBN: 3732533972
Format: PDF, ePub
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London, 1934. Das berühmte Nightingale Hospital sucht neue Krankenschwestern. Unter den Kandidatinnen sind drei junge Frauen, die unterschiedlicher kaum sein könnten: Während Dora aus ärmlichen Verhältnissen stammt, ist Millie eine waschechte Aristokratin, die lieber etwas Sinnvolles tut, als sich einen Ehemann zu suchen. Helen dagegen leidet unter ihrer dominanten Mutter, vor der sie ein Geheimnis verbirgt. Doch welche von ihnen hat das Zeug dazu, eine echte Nightingale-Schwester zu werden?

Zeiten voller Hoffnung

Author: Lesley Pearse
Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE
ISBN: 3732555844
Format: PDF, Docs
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London, 1935: Durch einen Zufall lernen sich die beiden Mädchen Verity und Ruby kennen. Verity stammt aus gutem Hause, Ruby aus ärmlichen Verhältnissen, doch gerade wegen ihrer Unterschiede sind die beiden von der jeweils anderen sehr beeindruckt und freunden sich miteinander an. Trotz aller Widerstände schaffen sie es, ihre Freundschaft bis ins Erwachsenenalter zu bewahren, aber dann entzweit ein schreckliches Unglück die beiden Freundinnen. Werden sie je wieder zueinander finden?