Whanganuilibrary.com
Normal view MARC view ISBD view

Under an amber sky / Pamela Evans.

By: Evans, Pamela.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Headline, 2008Description: 343 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780755330584 (hbk.); 0755330587 (hbk.).Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects -- England -- London -- Fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- England -- London -- Social aspects -- Fiction | Family sagas | World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects -- England -- London -- Fiction | London (England) -- Social life and customs -- Fiction | East End (London, England) -- Social life and customs -- FictionGenre/Form: Family saga fiction. | Saga -- Fiction. | General fiction.DDC classification: 823.914 Subject: Nostalgia, heartbreak, danger and war: all the ingredients for a bestselling saga...During the Blitz of 1940 the Porter family is bombed and Nell Porter regains consciousness to find her parents dead, her home gone and her little sister Pansy in an orphanage. Helped by her mother's friend Peg Mills, Nell eventually rescues Pansy and the girls are given a home with the Mills'. Nell gets a job on a local newspaper and, because the men are away at the war, is promoted to the position of reporter. During her work she stumbles upon a world of crime running parallel with the patriotic selflessness of the majority of the population. When she falls for Gus Granger and subsequently discovers that he is a criminal, she is devastated and fears for her life...
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
    average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Current location Collection Call number Copy number Status Date due
Large Print Davis (Central) Library
Large Print
Large Print EVA 2 Checked out 02/09/2019

Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Nostalgia, heartbreak, danger and war: all the ingredients for a bestselling saga...

During the Blitz of 1940 the Porter family is bombed and Nell Porter regains consciousness to find her parents dead, her home gone and her little sister Pansy in an orphanage. Helped by her mother's friend Peg Mills, Nell eventually rescues Pansy and the girls are given a home with the Mills. Nell gets a job on a local newspaper as a shorthand typist and, because the men are away at the war, is promoted to the position of reporter. During her work she stumbles upon a world of crime running parallel with the patriotic selflessness of the majority of the population. When she falls for Gus Granger and subsequently discovers that he is a criminal and their relationship has all been based on lies, she is devastated and fears for her life...

Nostalgia, heartbreak, danger and war: all the ingredients for a bestselling saga...During the Blitz of 1940 the Porter family is bombed and Nell Porter regains consciousness to find her parents dead, her home gone and her little sister Pansy in an orphanage. Helped by her mother's friend Peg Mills, Nell eventually rescues Pansy and the girls are given a home with the Mills'. Nell gets a job on a local newspaper and, because the men are away at the war, is promoted to the position of reporter. During her work she stumbles upon a world of crime running parallel with the patriotic selflessness of the majority of the population. When she falls for Gus Granger and subsequently discovers that he is a criminal, she is devastated and fears for her life...

2 11 33 49 67 89