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Bleakly Hall / Elaine di Rollo.

By: DiRollo, Elaine.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Charnwood series.Publisher: Leicester : Thorpe, 2011Description: 400 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781444809046(lg print).Subject(s): Female friendship -- Fiction | Hospitals -- Hydrotherapy services -- Fiction | Great Britain -- History -- George V, 1910-1936 -- FictionGenre/Form: General fiction. | Large type books. Online resources: Click here to access online Summary: Old friends Monty and Ada worked together on the front line in Belgium: Monty was a nurse; Ada drove ambulances. Now, Bleakly Hall Hydropathic has brought them together again. Monty has arrived to look after the gouty residents taking the Hall's curative waters, via nozzle, douche and jet - and Ada is the maid and driver. For all those at Bleakly, the end of the Great War has brought changes - not all of them good. Monty has a score to settle with Captain Foxley; Ada misses her wartime sense of purpose and the Blackwood brothers must reinvigorate Bleakly for a new era. But with the crumbling, rumbling hydropathic threatening to blow its top, what will become of the folk thrown together in its bilious embrace?
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Monty and Ada are old friends. They worked together on the frontline in Belgium, where Monty was a nurse and Ada drove ambulances. And now, Bleakly Hall hydropathic has brought them together again. For all the residents and staff at Bleakly, the end of the Great War has brought changes. Not all of them good.

Old friends Monty and Ada worked together on the front line in Belgium: Monty was a nurse; Ada drove ambulances. Now, Bleakly Hall Hydropathic has brought them together again. Monty has arrived to look after the gouty residents taking the Hall's curative waters, via nozzle, douche and jet - and Ada is the maid and driver. For all those at Bleakly, the end of the Great War has brought changes - not all of them good. Monty has a score to settle with Captain Foxley; Ada misses her wartime sense of purpose and the Blackwood brothers must reinvigorate Bleakly for a new era. But with the crumbling, rumbling hydropathic threatening to blow its top, what will become of the folk thrown together in its bilious embrace?

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