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A mistletoe kiss / Katie Flynn.

By: Flynn, KatieMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: London : Arrow, 2010Description: 406 pages ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780099550488 (pbk.); 0099550482 (pbk.); 9780099550471 (hbk.); 0099550474 (hbk.)Subject(s): Librarians -- Fiction | Girls -- England -- Liverpool -- Fiction | Canal-boats -- England -- Liverpool -- Fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- England -- Liverpool -- Fiction | Girls -- England -- Liverpool -- Fiction | Canal-boats -- England -- Liverpool -- Fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- England -- Liverpool -- Fiction | Family sagas | Liverpool (England) -- Social conditions -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction. | General fiction. DDC classification: 823.92 Subject: It was only a mistletoe kiss, Miss Preece told herself, stepping out into the icy December evening and locking the library doors behind her. A mistletoe kiss means nothing, everyone knows that; but this did not quench the warm glow inside her. Hetty Gilbert is a canal child with no permanent address, so when she needs to join the library, she cannot do so. Miss Preece dislikes children, but Hetty's longing for books touches a chord and she stretches the rules to allow the girl to read on the premises. Soon, Hetty's chief desire is to become a librarian like her friend. But with war on the horizon, their lives will never be the same. In 1939 Hetty joins in the war effort, for her knowledge of canal boats is desperately needed, whilst Miss Preece can only sit and listen to the dangers her young friend faces, knowing she herself can do nothing to help. But her chance will come, and with it the meaning behind that fragile mistletoe kiss...
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The captivating new Liverpool-set saga from the Sunday Times bestselling author.

It was only a mistletoe kiss, Miss Preece told herself, stepping out into the icy December evening and locking the library doors behind her. A mistletoe kiss means nothing, everyone knows that; but this did not quench the warm glow inside her. Hetty Gilbert is a canal child with no permanent address, so when she needs to join the library, she cannot do so. Miss Preece dislikes children, but Hetty's longing for books touches a chord and she stretches the rules to allow the girl to read on the premises.Soon, Hetty's chief desire is to become a librarian like her friend. But with war on the horizon, their lives will never be the same. In 1939 Hetty joins in the war effort, for her knowledge of canal boats is desperately needed, whilst Miss Preece can only sit and listen to the dangers her young friend faces, knowing she herself can do nothing to help.But her chance will come, and with it the meaning behind that fragile mistletoe kiss ...

It was only a mistletoe kiss, Miss Preece told herself, stepping out into the icy December evening and locking the library doors behind her. A mistletoe kiss means nothing, everyone knows that; but this did not quench the warm glow inside her. Hetty Gilbert is a canal child with no permanent address, so when she needs to join the library, she cannot do so. Miss Preece dislikes children, but Hetty's longing for books touches a chord and she stretches the rules to allow the girl to read on the premises. Soon, Hetty's chief desire is to become a librarian like her friend. But with war on the horizon, their lives will never be the same. In 1939 Hetty joins in the war effort, for her knowledge of canal boats is desperately needed, whilst Miss Preece can only sit and listen to the dangers her young friend faces, knowing she herself can do nothing to help. But her chance will come, and with it the meaning behind that fragile mistletoe kiss...

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