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The Wayward Wife by Jessica Stirling
  

The Wayward Wife

Part of the The Hooper Family Saga Series
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A Corner of the Heart introduced us to docker’s daughter Susan Hooper (now Cahill) as she became involved in the London publishing world and brushed with the seedy side of the city. The Spanish Civil War loomed there. Here World War II has arrived and Susan’s sister-in-law needs her help. Gritty, involved drama with lots of passion and intrigue spice this tale of the blitz and the BBC. She’s very good.

If you like Jessica Stirling you might also like to read books by Margaret Mayhew, Emma Blair and Mary Jane Staples.

Synopsis

The Wayward Wife by Jessica Stirling

The war everyone dreaded has begun at last, but for Susan Cahill it is more an adventure than a tragedy. Helped by a white lie about her marriage to Danny, she has a new job as a producer's assistant at the BBC, and glamorous new friends, including one American war reporter who has made London his base and Susan his target. Danny is also working for the BBC, sharing a room in a freezing farmhouse in Evesham, working long hours monitoring German radio broadcasts--and worrying about Susan. Stuck in London when the blitz begins, Susan's sister-in-law, Breda Hooper, faces up to the worst with a small son at home and a husband in the fire service. Then her Italian father, hiding out from both the authorities and his former partners in crime, prepares to leave Breda a legacy as explosive as any German bomb.

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Jessica Stirling's high reputation is well deserved.--Manchester Evening News One of the best.--Bookseller She writes in bright colours with bold, confident strokes.--Glasgow Herald Jessica Stirling is one of Scotland's most prolific and best-loved authors.--Scottish Daily Record One of the best. Bookseller


About the Author

Born in Glasgow, Jessica Stirling is the author of many heartwarming novels, most of which have Scottish backgrounds. She (or rather he ) has enjoyed a highly successful career since THE SPOILED EARTH was published in 1974.

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Book Info

Publication date

5th December 2013

Author

Jessica Stirling

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Author's Website

www.jessicastirling.com/

Publisher

Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division

Format

Paperback
368 pages

Categories

Family Drama
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Historical romance

ISBN

9781444744606

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