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The shipyard girls on the home front / Nancy Revell.

By: Revell, NancyMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Shipyard girls ; 10Publisher: London, England : Arrow Books, 2021Description: 396 pages ; 20 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781787464285; 1787464288Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Fiction | Female friendship -- Fiction | Families -- Fiction | Working class -- England -- Fiction | Shipbuilding industry -- Fiction | Shipyards -- Fiction | Sunderland (Tyne and Wear, England) -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | Domestic fiction. DDC classification: 823.92 Summary: "December 1943. As the war effort gathers steam in Europe, it's all hands on deck on the home front.Gloria is over the moon to be reunited with her sweetheart Jack. But her sons Bobby and Gordon are away with the Navy and still know nothing of their mother's divorce and new half-sister.Rosie's squad of welders must work gruelling hours in the yard as they prepare for the Allied invasion of Normandy. All the while Rosie herself waits anxiously for news of her husband Peter, who is carrying out dangerous work as an undercover operative in France.Meanwhile welder Dorothy has a feeling that her beau Toby is planning to pop the question when he's next on leave. But it seems that her head is being turned by someone closer to home... It will take great strength and friendship if the shipyard girls are to weather the storms to come."-- Publisher.
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Fiction Home Service
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Fiction Collection (New) REVE Checked out 15/08/2022 T00822357
Total holds: 2

Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

THE TENTH NOVEL IN THE BESTSELLING SHIPYARD GIRLS SERIES

'Emotional and gripping' Take a Break

December 1943

As the war effort gathers steam in Europe, it's all hands on deck on the home front.

Gloria is over the moon to be reunited with her sweetheart Jack. But her sons Bobby and Gordon are away with the Navy and still know nothing of their mother's divorce and new half-sister.

Rosie's squad of welders must work gruelling hours in the yard as they prepare for the Allied invasion of Normandy. All the while Rosie herself waits anxiously for news of her husband Peter, who is carrying out dangerous work as an undercover operative in France.

Meanwhile welder Dorothy has a feeling that her beau Toby is planning to pop the question when he's next on leave. But it seems that her head is being turned by someone closer to home...

It will take great strength and friendship if the shipyard girls are to weather the storms to come.

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Praise for Nancy Revell

'Nancy Revell knows how to stir the passions and soothe the heart!' Northern Echo

'Stirring and heartfelt storytelling' Peterborough Evening Telegraph

Includes excerpt from The shipyard girls under the mistletoe.

"December 1943. As the war effort gathers steam in Europe, it's all hands on deck on the home front.Gloria is over the moon to be reunited with her sweetheart Jack. But her sons Bobby and Gordon are away with the Navy and still know nothing of their mother's divorce and new half-sister.Rosie's squad of welders must work gruelling hours in the yard as they prepare for the Allied invasion of Normandy. All the while Rosie herself waits anxiously for news of her husband Peter, who is carrying out dangerous work as an undercover operative in France.Meanwhile welder Dorothy has a feeling that her beau Toby is planning to pop the question when he's next on leave. But it seems that her head is being turned by someone closer to home... It will take great strength and friendship if the shipyard girls are to weather the storms to come."-- Publisher.

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