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A summer promise / Katie Flynn.

By: Flynn, KatieMaterial type: TextTextPublisher: London, England : Arrow Books, 2015Copyright date: ©2015Description: 387 pages ; 20 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780099591023 (paperback); 0099591022 (paperback)Subject(s): Grandmothers -- Fiction | Young women -- England -- Fiction | Country life -- England -- Fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects -- Fiction | England -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | Domestic fiction. DDC classification: 823.92 Summary: This book comes from the bestselling author Katie Flynn. Growing up in the Yorkshire Dales, Maddy Hebditch can't imagine the changes that war will bring when she joins the ATS. 1938: Maddy Hebditch has been living in poverty with her cantankerous grandmother since she was orphaned when she was just five, and it's a constant struggle to stay out of the workhouse. However, though life is hard, Maddy has her friends Alice, Marigold and Tom to help her. Together the four spend their summers exploring the Dales and making plans for the future. Until war breaks out and everything changes. As the four go their separate ways, Maddy joins the ATS, where she is recruited for one of the most dangerous jobs a woman could do in wartime: the Ack Ack sites. All four face dangers as the war worsens, but when Tom is terribly injured, Maddy's world falls apart...
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From the bestselling author Katie Flynn. Growing up in the Yorkshire Dales, Maddy Hebditch can't imagine the changes that war will bring when she joins the ATS.

From the bestselling author Katie Flynn. Growing up in the Yorkshire Dales, Maddy Hebditch can't imagine the changes that war will bring when she joins the ATS.

1938- Maddy Hebditch has been living in poverty with her cantankerous grandmother since she was orphaned when she was just five, and it's a constant struggle to stay out of the workhouse.

However, though life is hard, Maddy has her friends Alice, Marigold and Tom to help her. Together the four spend their summers exploring the Dales and making plans for the future.

Until war breaks out and everything changes.

As the four go their separate ways, Maddy joins the ATS, where she is recruited for one of the most dangerous jobs a woman could do in wartime- the Ack Ack sites.

All four face dangers as the war worsens, but when Tom is terribly injured, Maddy's world falls apart.

Originally published: UK: Century, 2015.

This book comes from the bestselling author Katie Flynn. Growing up in the Yorkshire Dales, Maddy Hebditch can't imagine the changes that war will bring when she joins the ATS. 1938: Maddy Hebditch has been living in poverty with her cantankerous grandmother since she was orphaned when she was just five, and it's a constant struggle to stay out of the workhouse. However, though life is hard, Maddy has her friends Alice, Marigold and Tom to help her. Together the four spend their summers exploring the Dales and making plans for the future. Until war breaks out and everything changes. As the four go their separate ways, Maddy joins the ATS, where she is recruited for one of the most dangerous jobs a woman could do in wartime: the Ack Ack sites. All four face dangers as the war worsens, but when Tom is terribly injured, Maddy's world falls apart...

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