As World War Two enters its final year, Ruth Bentley feels life has dealt her more than her fair share of blows. She's lost her home in a bomb attack, and with her husband in the army, her daughters evacuated to Wales, and her mother killed and father injured in the attack, Ruth is left to face the devastation alone. But she finds comfort in the camaraderie of the Civil Defence office where she works and in her friendship with Lucy, a clippie on the buses. Lucy's husband is at sea, and the two women dream of the day when they'll be reunited with their loved ones. But as victory approaches, Ruth finds that the legacy of war is more powerful than even she had imagined...
Forgive and Forget is a heart-wrenching historical tale, from the much-loved Margaret Dickinson. Polly Longden's china-doll looks belie a strong and fiery personality. When typhoid strikes her home city of Lincoln, she needs every ounce of that strength in order to cope. With the death of her mother, thirteen-year-old Polly has to give up her ambition of becoming a teacher to care for her family. When their father, too, falls victim to the typhoid, his only hope is to go to hospital, leaving Polly to cope alone. Thankfully she has the support of her neighbours: Bertha Halliday and her son, Leo, a young policeman. Through all the hardships that follow, Polly is sustained by her dream of becoming Leo's wife. But her father's hot temper leads him to the wrong side of the law during the railway riots of 1911, forcing Leo to take drastic action that Polly will surely never be able to forgive and forget . . .
Danielle's life has come crashing down on her, literally. When a bad accident damages her leg, her ballet career looks as though it's over! Her wealthy grandfather reaches out to her and offers her a place to stay while she recuperates, but he ripped apart her parents years ago. Can she mend her relationship with her estranged grandfather, or is his handsome employee, Rand, just another machinationdesigned to control her life?
This book details the silent cry of a father s struggle, who tried to obtain justice in a woman s world. She did not want Brian to see or establish a relationship with his son. He did not know Brian, and Brian did not know him. She only wanted monetary support. The name Kamon means a peaceful place and was God s answer to Brian s cry to his heavenly Father for his son, and his son crying out for his father s love. As you finish reading this book, ask yourself, who is crying for the children; can anyone hear the cry of the children? Brian hears the cries of the children, who desire to know, if you will, the other half of their 23 chromosomes. Brian Jones is a father and mentor for other children. He has a Bachelors of Science in Business Management, and is currently working on his Masters Degree."
*** THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR *** There's nothing like a good wedding to start an argument! And that's exactly what will happen if Connie Adams, mother of the bride, can't smooth things over between daughter Debbie and her dad. He's determined to bring his new wife and their teenage daughter to the big day, but Debbie would rather walk up the aisle of a supermarket than have them there. And Debbie has other things to focus on - her boss is making her life hell and she's starting to suspect her fiance is getting cold feet ... What readers are saying about Patricia Scanlan’s novels: 'Utterly magical and wonderful ... warmth and compassion shine through' MARIAN KEYES 'Like being enfolded in a hug from the great writer herself: warm, comforting and full of love' CATHY KELLY 'There can be little doubt that Patricia Scanlan is the prolific queen of contemporary Irish popular fiction' Sunday Times ''There is a heartbreaking authenticity in her observations' Irish Times 'The ultimate comfort read' Glamour 'A bright, sunny read in which these lives interweave with unexpected results' Sunday Express S magazine