Goodbye, Piccadilly War at Home, 1914

by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Historical Fiction

Goodbye, Piccadilly War at Home, 1914 Synopsis

In 1914, Britain faces a new kind of war. For Edward and Beatrice Hunter, their children, servants and neighbours, life will never be the same again. For David, the eldest, war means a chance to do something noble; but enlisting will break his mother's heart. His sister Diana, nineteen and beautiful, longs for marriage. She has her heart set on Charles Wroughton, son of Earl Wroughton, but Charles will never be allowed to marry a banker's daughter. Below stairs, Cook and Ada, the head housemaid, grow more terrified of German invasion with every newspaper atrocity story. Ethel, under housemaid, can't help herself when it comes to men and now soldiers add to the temptation; yet there's more to this flighty girl than meets the eye. The once-tranquil village of Northcote reels under an influx of khaki volunteers, wounded soldiers and Belgian refugees. The war is becoming more dangerous and everyone must find a way to adapt to this rapidly changing world.

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ISBN: 9780751556261
Publication date: 19/06/2014
Publisher: Sphere an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Hardback

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ISBN: 9780751556261
Publication date: 19th June 2014
Author: Cynthia Harrod-Eagles
Publisher: Sphere an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Hardback
Genres: Historical Fiction,
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About Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Cynthia Harrod-Eagles is the author of the contemporary Bill Slider Mystery series as well as the Morland Dynasty novels. Her passions are music, wine, horses, architecture and the English countryside.

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