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A Christmas candle / Katie Flynn.

By: Flynn, Katie.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London, England : Arrow Books, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: vii, 359 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781784755232 (paperback); 1784755230 (paperback).Subject(s): Man-woman relationships -- England -- Fiction | Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain -- Fiction | Devon (England) -- FictionGenre/Form: Romance fiction. DDC classification: 823.914 Summary: Will she find love in her wartime home? 1939. All over Britain children are being evacuated. Eve Armstrong and her little brother are headed for Devon, where the Armstrong parents will do their bit in nearby Plymouth. Pulling out of London Eve takes a last look at the crowded platform, the shabbily dressed evacuees, and a rude little boy sticking his tongue out. She's looking forward to a change of scene. And at first, surrounded by countryside, animals and new pals, Eve is happier than ever at Drake's Farm. Not even her daily chores dampen her spirits. It's a different world that invites fresh starts, and so when Eve runs into the boy from the station, Johnny Durrell, they call a truce and soon become firm friends. At first the war seems a distant reality, but when new evacuee Connie Hale arrives from Liverpool every day becomes a battle. Connie is lazy, stuck up and spiteful - and Johnny's new best friend. As the conflict grows and Eve with it, will she fight for Johnny or concede defeat?
List(s) this item appears in: English Authors historical fiction
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Fiction Davis (Central) Library
Fiction Collection
Fiction Collection FLYN Available T00621829
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The new Christmas novel from Katie Flynn, the UK's bestselling saga author- Will Eve find love in her wartime home? <br> <br> *******<br> Light up your life this Christmas with the BRAND NEW NOVEL from SUNDAY TIMES Number One Bestselling author KATIE FLYNN. <br> <br> 'One of the country's most popular storytellers' Scottish Daily Record <br> ********<br> Will she find love in her wartime home? <br> <br> 1939. All over Britain children are being evacuated, and Eve Armstrong is headed for Devon. As the train pulls out of London she takes a last look at the crowded platform, the shabbily dressed evacuees, and a rude little boy sticking his tongue out. She's looking forward to a change of scene.<br> <br> And at first Eve is happier than ever at Drake's Farm. Not even her daily chores dampen her spirits. It's a different world that invites fresh starts, and so when Eve runs into the boy from the station, Johnny Durrell, they call a truce and soon become firm friends.<br> <br> The war might be a distant reality, but the arrival of new evacuee Connie Hale makes every day a battle. Connie is lazy, stuck up and spiteful - and Johnny's new best friend. As the conflict grows and Eve with it, will she fight for Johnny or concede defeat?<br> <br> Praise for Katie Flynn- <br> <br> 'A poignant war-time romance' Daily Express <br> <br> 'A heartwarming story of love and loss' Woman's Weekly <br> <br> 'One of the best Liverpool writers' Liverpool Echo <br> <br> 'If you pick up a Katie Flynn book it's going to be a wrench to put it down again' Holyhead and Anglesey Mail

Will she find love in her wartime home? 1939. All over Britain children are being evacuated. Eve Armstrong and her little brother are headed for Devon, where the Armstrong parents will do their bit in nearby Plymouth. Pulling out of London Eve takes a last look at the crowded platform, the shabbily dressed evacuees, and a rude little boy sticking his tongue out. She's looking forward to a change of scene. And at first, surrounded by countryside, animals and new pals, Eve is happier than ever at Drake's Farm. Not even her daily chores dampen her spirits. It's a different world that invites fresh starts, and so when Eve runs into the boy from the station, Johnny Durrell, they call a truce and soon become firm friends. At first the war seems a distant reality, but when new evacuee Connie Hale arrives from Liverpool every day becomes a battle. Connie is lazy, stuck up and spiteful - and Johnny's new best friend. As the conflict grows and Eve with it, will she fight for Johnny or concede defeat?