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Wave Me Goodbye by Ruby Jackson
  

Wave Me Goodbye

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Sally, Grace and twins Rose and Daisy are firm friends from Dartford when the war comes and each must choose an area to serve their country in. The first in this series introduced us to the girls and then followed Daisy, her love of aeroplanes her inevitable choice in both love and career. This book follows Grace who becomes a land girl. Through her we live the tough life of the war years on the farm. This is an excellent series for not only do we get large dollops of romance and drama, but we really do get a feel for life at that time too. The rest of the series will follow Rose into the munitions factory and Daisy into her father’s business, a greengrocer shop.

If you like Ruby Jackson you might also like to read books by Pam Weaver, Ellie Dean and Katie Flynn.

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Wave Me Goodbye by Ruby Jackson

A compelling story of tragedy and triumph in WWII. Perfect for fans of Katie Flynn and Annie Groves. When war is declared, four plucky girls from Dartford - Grace, Sally, Rose and Daisy - are keen to do their bit on the Home Front. For orphan Grace, it's a chance to start afresh. She's always has a soft spot for Sam Petrie, brother of Daisy and Rose, but realising that he is in love with their friend Sally, she puts her own feelings aside, and signs up for life as a Land Girl. Mucking out and early morning milking come as a big shock and life is harder than she expected. But Grace is nothing if not determined and though their lives will never be the same again, the four girls know they will always have each other - no matter what the war throws at them...

Reviews

Amazing five star reviews from Amazon:

Petra book addict!!! Churchill's Angels by Ruby Jackson for me was a wonderful read and therefore would recommend this marvellous book to anyone who loves a not only a good read but one which will keep your attention until you reach the last page. - M. E. Newell

Churchill's Angels by Ruby Jackson is a great book! Ms. Jackson gives the reader great characters and an excellent story line. Any fan of wartime books will truly enjoy this book!- S Knight Bookworm

I loved this book - cannot wait for the next one in the series. I really felt that I was there living with the characters. The historical detail is brilliant.- J. Harper Jenny Harper

About the Author

Ruby Jackson and her husband live in a small village in Surrey. Ruby, who worked for an international charity, now writes full time, with a particular interest in how women cope under pressure. When she's not writing she is probably in their large garden coping with weeds.

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Book Info

Publication date

7th November 2013

Author

Ruby Jackson

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Publisher

HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Format

Paperback
384 pages

Categories

Family Drama
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ISBN

9780007506262

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