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Sheila Newberry - Author

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The Meadow Girls Will their bond last the distance? A perfect heart-warming saga of two sisters

The Meadow Girls Will their bond last the distance? A perfect heart-warming saga of two sisters

Author: Sheila Newberry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/05/2020

A warm-hearted and nostalgic family saga from the bestselling author of THE WINTER BABY and THE NURSEMAID'S SECRET. August 1914. Twelve-year-old Mattie and her little sister Evie lead an idyllic life in the Suffolk countryside, playing in the meadows and picking watercress in the streams. Living with their family in Plough Cottage, little do they know that this perfect childhood will soon come to an end with the start of the First World War. As the years pass the girls go on to live very different lives. Mattie travels from Suffolk to Plymouth and then to Canada and America, whilst Evie remains in England and pursues her career. But through marriages, deaths, births, war, heartbreak and distance, their bond remains strong. More than fifty years later, will the two sisters finally be re-united to have their time in the meadows again? 'So gloriously nostalgic . . . a perfect example of her talent.' Maureen Lee, bestselling author of The Seven Streets of Liverpool 'Like having dinner with your mother in her warm and cosy kitchen.' Diane Allen, bestselling author of For the Sake of Her Family

A Winter Hope A heartwarming festive World War II saga

A Winter Hope A heartwarming festive World War II saga

Author: Sheila Newberry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/11/2019

For fans of Katie Flynn and Dilly Court, A Winter Hope is a heart-warming festive novel from the Queen of family saga, and author of The Winter Baby and The Nursemaid's Secret, Sheila Newberry. All they want for Christmas is a new home. Number five Kitchener Avenue heralds the start of a new life for the Hope family. For pregnant Miriam it is a warm, safe environment to bring up her child. For her sister, fourteen-year-old Barbara, it means independence . . . and boys. And for Fred it provides the security he craves for his young family. In the lead up to Christmas, the Hopes settle in, and start to make happy memories in their new home. But World War II is round the corner, and this carefree life can't last. Soon the family are split up. Bar, wanting to do her bit for the war effort, joins the ATS, while Miriam and her children are evacuated to the countryside and away from her husband. As the country is thrown into turmoil, can the Hope family come back together and find the happiness they crave? 'A Winter Hope is a heartwarming novel following two sisters from pre-war to post-war, their parallel stories filled with love and loss. I found myself completely wrapped up with their experiences and shed a tear at the twists and turns of their lives.' Mollie Walton, author of The Daughters of Ironbridge 'I have long been a fan of Sheila Newberry's novels. I love their wonderful warmth and charm.' Maureen Lee, bestselling author of The Seven Streets of Liverpool 'Reading a Sheila Newberry book is like having dinner with your mother in her warm and cosy kitchen. You can feel the love and care put into every juicy morsel' - Diane Allen, bestselling author of For the Sake of Her Family Previously published as The Family at Number Five.

The Forget-Me-Not Girl A heartwarming family saga from the author of The Nursemaid's Secret

The Forget-Me-Not Girl A heartwarming family saga from the author of The Nursemaid's Secret

Author: Sheila Newberry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/05/2019

A warm-hearted and nostalgic family saga from the author of The Winter Baby and The Nursemaid's Secret, perfect for fans of Katie Flynn. When her family is torn apart, can she find her place in the world? Emma is growing up in the beautiful Norfolk countryside. Life seems idyllic, but little does she know things are about to change. Soon she finds her family split. Her younger siblings are destined for the workhouse, whilst Emma takes a job as a cook in a wealthy London household. Then she meets a dashing young fireman. As Emma marries and her own family grows, so does her happiness. Until tragedy strikes. Will Emma turn her life around once again? And can she finally find her happily ever after? Praise for Sheila Newberry 'The Forget-Me-Not Girl is a drama-packed and emotional saga full of nostalgia, warmth and charm' The Lancashire Post 'So gloriously nostalgic . . . a perfect example of her talent.' Maureen Lee, bestselling author of The Seven Streets of Liverpool 'Like having dinner with your mother in her warm and cosy kitchen.' Diane Allen, bestselling author of For the Sake of Her Family

The Nursemaid's Secret a heartwarming saga from the author of The Winter Baby

The Nursemaid's Secret a heartwarming saga from the author of The Winter Baby

Author: Sheila Newberry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/11/2018

A warm-hearted and nostalgic family saga from the author of The Winter Baby and The Gingerbread Girl, perfect for readers of Katie Flynn and Sheila Jeffries. Will she finally find a family to call her own? Tilly, a young maid, is sent away from her home in London to care for a sick child in an old cottage on the Isle of Sheppey, and she little imagines how her life will change . . . Having settled in with her new family, Tilly dares to believe that the happiness she's longed for could be hers at last, and that she might finally be free from the secrets of her past. But tragedy strikes, and Tilly is forced to return to London, leaving the cottage under the sea wall - and her new life - behind. As war approaches and new challenges arise, will Tilly be able to overcome her struggles and find her way home? 'Warm and cosy' DIANE ALLEN 'Gloriously nostalgic' MAUREEN LEE Previously published as Tilly's Family and in ebook as A Home for Tilly.

The Girl with No Home

The Girl with No Home

Author: Sheila Newberry Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 28/05/2018

Hot Pies on the Tram Car

Hot Pies on the Tram Car

Author: Sheila Newberry Format: Audio disc Release Date: 28/04/2018

Hot Pies on the Tram Car

Hot Pies on the Tram Car

Author: Sheila Newberry Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 28/04/2018

The Girl With No Home A perfectly heart-warming saga from the bestselling author of THE WINTER BABY

The Girl With No Home A perfectly heart-warming saga from the bestselling author of THE WINTER BABY

Author: Sheila Newberry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/03/2018

A heart-warming novel from the Queen of family saga. For fans of Katie Flynn and Rosie Goodwin. CAN SHE FINALLY FIND THE PLACE SHE BELONGS? London, 1888. Abandoned by her mother at the age of seven, Jerusha Carey is no stranger to being left behind. And later when she marries Dan Applebee, an older, reliable farmer from Kent, she believes she has finally found her place in the world. Then disaster strikes. After the sudden death of her husband, Jerusha finds herself alone again. But the arrival of the mysterious Joe Finch - a traveller seeking work on her farm and a home for his daughter - sets Jerusha's life on a whole new path. Could this be the happy ending she has been waiting for? 'So gloriously nostalgic . . . a perfect example of her talent.' Maureen Lee, bestselling author of The Seven Streets of Liverpool 'Like having dinner with your mother in her warm and cosy kitchen.' Diane Allen, bestselling author of For the Sake of Her Family

The Winter Baby Can she find a home for winter? The perfect, heart-warming saga for the New Year

The Winter Baby Can she find a home for winter? The perfect, heart-warming saga for the New Year

Author: Sheila Newberry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/11/2017

All alone at Christmas - will she find somewhere to call home . . ? A warm-hearted and nostalgic festive family saga from the bestselling author of THE GINGERBREAD GIRL. Perfect for fans of Katie Flynn and Sheila Jeffries. As Christmas approaches, seventeen-year-old runaway Kathleen stumbles through the snow, alone and about to give birth. But when she's carried to safety by a mysterious figure, her life is set on a new path . . . Welcomed by the Mason family at Home Farm, Kathleen believes she may have finally found a safe place to raise her newborn child. But her past cannot be forgotten and no matter how hard her new family tries, she has secrets she refuses to share. Will Home Farm be the safe haven Kathleen has been searching for? And will a chance at love allow her to finally break free of her past? The Winter Baby is the perfect heart-warming read to curl up with, as the clocks change and the nights draw in. Praise for Sheila Newberry 'Gloriously nostalgic . . . a perfect example of her talent' MAUREEN LEE 'Reading a Sheila Newberry book is like having dinner with your mother in her warm and cosy kitchen' DIANE ALLEN

The Winter Baby

The Winter Baby

Author: Sheila Newberry Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 16/11/2017

Winter Baby

Winter Baby

Author: Sheila Newberry Format: eBook Release Date: 05/10/2017

All alone during winter - will she find somewhere to call home . . ?A warm-hearted and nostalgic family saga from the bestselling author of THE GINGERBREAD GIRL. Perfect for fans of Katie Flynn and Sheila Jeffries.As the year ends, seventeen-year-old runaway Kathleen stumbles through the snow, alone and about to give birth. But when she's carried to safety by a mysterious figure, her life is set on a new path . . .Welcomed by the Mason family at Home Farm, Kathleen believes she may have finally found a safe place to raise her newborn child. But her past cannot be forgotten and no matter how hard her new family tries, she has secrets she refuses to share.Will Home Farm be the safe haven Kathleen has been searching for? And will a chance at love allow her to finally break free of her past?The Winter Baby is the perfect heart-warming read to curl up with during the cold winter nights.Praise for Sheila Newberry'Gloriously nostalgic . . . a perfect example of her talent' MAUREEN LEE 'Reading a Sheila Newberry book is like having dinner with your mother in her warm and cosy kitchen' DIANE ALLEN

The Punch and Judy Girl A new summer read from the author of the bestselling The Gingerbread Girl

The Punch and Judy Girl A new summer read from the author of the bestselling The Gingerbread Girl

Author: Sheila Newberry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/05/2017

CAUGHT BETWEEN FAMILY AND DUTY - CAN SHE FOLLOW HER DREAM? Suffolk, 1925. After the death of her father, a much-loved Punch and Judy man, May Moon packs her bags and moves to the seaside in the hope of continuing his legacy. Already tasked with looking after her younger sister, May little imagines her summer will grow tougher still. Her long absent mother has finally returned - and with an agenda all of her own. But as May struggles to balance her family's competing demands - and honour her father's legacy - she's surprised to discover her passion for performing grows ever stronger. As the world around her begins to change, might she finally be able to find a dream of her own? A warm-hearted and nostalgic saga perfect for readers of Katie Flynn and Sheila Jeffries. 'Like having dinner with your mother in her warm and cosy kitchen.' Diane Allen

The Punch and Judy Girl

The Punch and Judy Girl

Author: Sheila Newberry Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 04/05/2017

Hay Bales and Hollyhocks

Hay Bales and Hollyhocks

Author: Sheila Newberry Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 28/01/2017

Hot Pies on the Tram Car A heartwarming read from the bestselling author of The Gingerbread Girl

Hot Pies on the Tram Car A heartwarming read from the bestselling author of The Gingerbread Girl

Author: Sheila Newberry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/01/2017

Will she finally find her own happy ending? London, 1925 On Paradise Corner, just past the tram stop, Florence runs a pie shop, famous for miles around. Warm and comforting, just like her pies, Florence is always there as a helping hand or a shoulder to cry on, especially to her full house of family and friends. There's six year old niece Josefina, left with Florence by her wayward sister, Stella. Rose Marie, Florence's younger sister, in search of adventures of her own. And Manny, invalided out of the First World War, and in need of a job and a place to rest his head. Balancing her friends and her pies leaves Florence little time to look after herself. But times could be changing. And happiness may be just around the corner. For fans of Katie Flynn and Sheila Jeffries, Hot Pies on the Tram Car is a heart-warming novel from the Queen of family saga, Sheila Newberry. 'So gloriously nostalgic . . . a perfect example of her talent.' Maureen Lee, bestselling author of The Seven Streets of Liverpool 'Like having dinner with your mother in her warm and cosy kitchen.' Diane Allen, bestselling author of For the Sake of Her Family

The Gingerbread Girl The bestselling heart-warming saga, perfect for cold winter nights

The Gingerbread Girl The bestselling heart-warming saga, perfect for cold winter nights

Author: Sheila Newberry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/11/2016

ALL SHE WANTED WAS A HOME FOR CHRISTMAS London, 1936 Ill and stuck in hospital at Christmas, seven year old Cora Kelly is excited to receive a visit from her mother, who brings her the gift of a gingerbread man. But little does Cora know that this will be the last time she sees her . . . As Cora continues her recovery on a farm in the beautiful Norfolk countryside, tragedy strikes her family and she moves back to London with her new guardian, Eliza. Here they live a happy, if simple, life. But, as the Second World War approaches, and the past comes knocking, everything changes. Will Cora be able to escape the inevitable, or is she destined to repeat her parents' mistakes? For fans of Katie Flynn and Sheila Jeffries, The Gingerbread Girl is a heart-warming, festive novel from the Queen of family saga, Sheila Newberry. 'So gloriously nostalgic . . . a perfect example of her talent.' Maureen Lee, bestselling author of The Seven Streets of Liverpool 'Like having dinner with your mother in her warm and cosy kitchen.' Diane Allen, bestselling author of For the Sake of Her Family