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Darkest Before Dawn by Katie Flynn
  

Darkest Before Dawn

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Liverpool, World War II stuff from one of the best in this gritty, incident-laden saga area.

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Darkest Before Dawn by Katie Flynn

The Todd family are strangers to city life when they move into a flat on the Scotland Road; their previous home was a canal barge. Harry gets a job as warehouse manager and his wife, Martha, works in a grocer's shop, whilst Seraphina trains as a teacher, Angela works in Bunney's Department Store and young Evie starts at regular school.

Then circumstances change and Seraphina takes a job as a nippy in Lyon's Corner House. Customers vie for her favours, including an old friend, Toby. When war is declared the older girls join up, leaving Evie and Martha to cope with rationing, shortages, and the terrible raids on Liverpool which devastate the city.Meanwhile, Toby is a Japanese POW, working on the infamous Burma railway and dreaming of Seraphina …

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Few writers have a fan base as varied as Katie Flynn and devotees won't be disappointed * Scottish Daily Record *


About the Author

Katie Flynn

Katie Flynn has lived for many years in the Northwest. Many of her early stories were broadcast on Radio Mersey, and the reminiscences of family members prompted her to start her very successful series of books about Liverpool. She has also written books as Judith Saxton.

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Publication date

10th November 2005

Author

Katie Flynn

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www.katieflynn.com/

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Publisher

Arrow Books Ltd

Format

Paperback (a Format)
480 pages

Categories

Romantic Fiction
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Sagas

ISBN

9780099486978

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