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Wartime for the district nurses / Annie Groves.

By: Groves, Annie.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Groves, Annie. District nurse: 2.Publisher: London, England : HarperCollins Publishers, 2019Copyright date: ©2019Description: 409 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780008272241 (paperback).Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945 -- England -- London -- Fiction | Nurses -- Fiction | London (England) -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | Domestic fiction.DDC classification: 823.92 Summary: The compelling new bestseller from the author of The Mersey Daughter and Winter on the Mersey. Alice Lake and her friend Edith have had everything thrown at them in their first year as district nurses in the London district of Hackney. From babies born out of wedlock to battered wives, they've had plenty to keep them occupied. Now the lives of every Londoner are about to change forever as Hitler and the Luftwaffe rain down their bombs on the people of the city. The girls find themselves caught up in the terrible aftermath of the raids and run into danger themselves. Amidst the upheaval, there is still time for love, though with the men away fighting for King and Country, the girls have their fair share of heartache and anguish to contend with. It's up to them to keep up the Spirit of the Blitz -and everyone is counting on them...
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The compelling new bestseller from the author of The Mersey Daughter and Winter on the Mersey.

Alice Lake and her friend Edith have had everything thrown at them in their first year as district nurses in London's East End. From babies born out of wedlock to battered wives, they've had plenty to keep them occupied.

As rationing takes hold and Hitler's bombers train their sights on London, there is no escaping the reality of being at war. Edith is trying to battle on bravely while bearing her own heartache but there's no escaping the new terror of the bombing raids. The girls find themselves caught up in the terrible aftermath, their nursing skills desperately needed by the shaken locals on their rounds.

With the men away fighting for King and country, it's up to the nurses to keep up the Spirit of the Blitz, and everyone is counting on them...

"Now they are needed more than ever" --Front cover.

The compelling new bestseller from the author of The Mersey Daughter and Winter on the Mersey. Alice Lake and her friend Edith have had everything thrown at them in their first year as district nurses in the London district of Hackney. From babies born out of wedlock to battered wives, they've had plenty to keep them occupied. Now the lives of every Londoner are about to change forever as Hitler and the Luftwaffe rain down their bombs on the people of the city. The girls find themselves caught up in the terrible aftermath of the raids and run into danger themselves. Amidst the upheaval, there is still time for love, though with the men away fighting for King and Country, the girls have their fair share of heartache and anguish to contend with. It's up to them to keep up the Spirit of the Blitz -and everyone is counting on them...