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The Munitions Girls

by Rosie Archer

Part of the The Bomb Girls Series

eBooks of the Month Historical Fiction Sagas and Romance

The Munitions Girls Synopsis

1943, Gosport, Hampshire. Pixie Saunders is 19 and employed in the local armaments factory. Not for the first time, her mother has run off with a dodgy-looking bloke, leaving Pixie to pay the rent and fend for herself. Pixie, along with her best friend Rita, Em, the factory overseer, and the rest of the girls are making the most of the war while trying to stay alive. The work is dangerous and the hours long, but in the evenings they take off their overalls and go to the pub or, better still, go dancing. Pixie meets American serviceman Cal and falls in love. But then Cal rejoins his ship. When Pixie falls pregnant, her life changes dramatically. Alone and unable to work, she has to rely on the kindness of friends to help her survive. Happiness seems like a thing of the past. Little does she know that there are plenty of surprises waiting for her - good ones at that. Love may be closer than she thinks.

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ISBN: 9781848664944
Publication date: 26/02/2015
Publisher: Quercus Publishing
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781848664944
Publication date: 26th February 2015
Author: Rosie Archer
Publisher: Quercus Publishing
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 432 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Historical Fiction, Sagas and Romance,
Categories: Second World War fiction, Sagas,

About Rosie Archer

Rosie Archer was born in Gosport, Hampshire, where she still lives. She has had a variety of jobs including waitress, fruit picker, barmaid, shop assistant and market trader selling second-hand books. Rosie has had many short stories published in women's magazines.

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