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Mistress of Greyladies / Anna Jacobs.

By: Jacobs, Anna [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: Jacobs, Anna. Greyladies trilogy: 2.; Jacobs, Anna. Greyladies trilogy: 02.; Greyladies trilogy: book 2.The Greyladies trilogy: 2.Publisher: London : Allison & Busby, 2014 , c2015Copyright date: ©2014Edition: First edition.Description: 319 pages , 383 Pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780749014179 (hardback); 0749014172 (hardback); 9780749016753 (pbk).Subject(s): World War, 1914-1918 -- England -- Fiction | Great Britain -- History -- George V, 1910-1936 -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. DDC classification: 823.914
Contents:
WWI. Greyladies is requisitioned by the government as a POW internment centre. Harriet is worried that her careful renovations at Greyladies will be destroyed and her search for other Latimer women has to be abandoned temporarily because of the war.
Summary: During WWI, Greyladies - an ancient manor house in rural Wiltshire - is requisitioned for a hospital. Its mistress, Harriet, Joseph and their sons are allowed to stay in the rear part of the house, but when tragedy strikes Joseph's brothers, his future at Greyladies is at risk. Latimer family legend says a new mistress will be found to look after the house, yet how does this happen? In Swindon, Phoebe Sinclair is unaware of her connection to Greyladies and the Latimers. When her German employers are interned because of the war, she loses her job. Even worse, her brutish step-cousin Frank tries to force her to marry him. Phoebe flees to London. A chance encounter leads her to a new life as a nursing assistant in the VAD, and to a blossoming friendship with career soldier Corin McMinty. When she's posted to Greyladies, she feels she's come home. But Frank is still pursuing her and Corin has his own problems. With obstacles at every turn, can Phoebe find happiness and embrace the role of mistress of Greyladies?
List(s) this item appears in: English Authors historical fiction
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This sequel sees Greyladies requisitioned for the duration of WWI, and the horrific consequences that ensue.

WWI. Greyladies is requisitioned by the government as a POW internment centre. Harriet is worried that her careful renovations at Greyladies will be destroyed and her search for other Latimer women has to be abandoned temporarily because of the war.

During WWI, Greyladies - an ancient manor house in rural Wiltshire - is requisitioned for a hospital. Its mistress, Harriet, Joseph and their sons are allowed to stay in the rear part of the house, but when tragedy strikes Joseph's brothers, his future at Greyladies is at risk. Latimer family legend says a new mistress will be found to look after the house, yet how does this happen? In Swindon, Phoebe Sinclair is unaware of her connection to Greyladies and the Latimers. When her German employers are interned because of the war, she loses her job. Even worse, her brutish step-cousin Frank tries to force her to marry him. Phoebe flees to London. A chance encounter leads her to a new life as a nursing assistant in the VAD, and to a blossoming friendship with career soldier Corin McMinty. When she's posted to Greyladies, she feels she's come home. But Frank is still pursuing her and Corin has his own problems. With obstacles at every turn, can Phoebe find happiness and embrace the role of mistress of Greyladies?

Sequel to: Heir to Greyladies.

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