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See below for a selection of the latest books from Sagas category. Presented with a red border are the Sagas books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Sagas books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

The Bobby Girls Book One in a gritty, uplifting WW1 series about the first ever female police officers

The Bobby Girls Book One in a gritty, uplifting WW1 series about the first ever female police officers

Author: Johanna Bell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/10/2019

1914. While their men fight in France, at home in Britain women are finally seizing the opportunity to make a difference . . . Maggie and her new friends Annie, Irene and Sarah come from very different backgrounds, but they've got one thing in common: they've all signed up for the Women Police Volunteers. They can't wait to show the men just what they're made of. But soon, Maggie realises she's in over her head. Hiding her involvement with the WPV from her tyrannous father is becoming ever more difficult, and when she bumps into an old acquaintance with a big chip on his shoulder, the dangers of her new life become all too clear . . . As Maggie and the girls work together to find their feet on the beat, will their friendship get her through the darkest of times? A gritty, uplifting new saga series about the first ever female police officers, set at the outbreak of the First World War - perfect for fans of Dilly Court, Daisy Styles and Call the Midwife. Readers are already loving THE BOBBY GIRLS! 'A lovely story! The author has researched the era and the theme very well. The characters stood out on the page and through their eyes you are transported back to a different age. 5 STARS' (AnneMarie Brear, author of Beneath a Stormy Sky) 'What a fantastic read. I was gripped from start to finish. So well written. 5 STARS' 'Fabulous book. It was so nice to read of women in the police in war time. Great characters and a great story - well done to the author. 5 STARS' 'A read good story that paints the time period really well. I loved all the characters and their stories. I would recommend this to all. 5 STARS'

Christmas with the Shipyard Girls Shipyard Girls 7

Christmas with the Shipyard Girls Shipyard Girls 7

Author: Nancy Revell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/10/2019

THE SEVENTH NOVEL IN THE BESTSELLING SHIPYARD GIRLS SERIES. `Nancy Revell knows how to stir the passions and soothe the heart!' Northern Echo ____________________________ Sunderland, 1942: Christmas is fast approaching and with it comes a flurry of snow and surprises... Against all odds, Polly's fiance has finally returned home from the front line. If they can keep things on an even keel, she might get the winter wedding she's always dreamed of. Meanwhile shipyard manager Helen is determined to move on after a turbulent year. Her sights are set on breaking the yard's production record and no one, not even the handsome Dr Parker, is going to get in her way. And head welder Rosie's little sister Charlotte has turned up unannounced. Why is she back and so set on staying? Join the shipyard girls as they navigate through life, love and war this Christmas. Praise for the Shipyard Girls series: 'the author is one to watch' Sun `A brilliant read' Take a Break `Well-drawn, believable characters combined with a storyline to keep you turning the pages' Woman

The Quality Street Girls

The Quality Street Girls

Author: Penny Thorpe Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/10/2019

Inspired by the true story of the Quality Street factory and its loyal workers, this is a nostalgic and compelling novel and the perfect Christmas treat. At sixteen years old, Irene `Reenie' Calder is delighted to land a seasonal job at Mackintosh's Quality Street factory but trouble seems to follow her around and it isn't long before she falls foul of the strict rules. Diana Moore runs the Toffee Penny line and has worked hard to secure her position, but Diana has a dark secret which if exposed, could cost her not only her job at the factory but her reputation as well. When a terrible accident puts supply of Quality Street at risk, Reenie and Diana know that everything rests on them, if they are to give everyone a Christmas to remember...

Snow on the Cobbles

Snow on the Cobbles

Author: Maggie Sullivan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/10/2019

The prefect seasonal gift full of nostalgia and charm, perfect for fans of Coronation Street and readers who love Fiction set in times past. When Lizzie moves with her mother and her brothers to No.13 Coronation Street at the end of the Second World War, it's a new start for all of them after the loses and heartache they've endured. Their new neighbour, Elsie Tanner, tells them that the house is said to have bad luck, but things look up for Lizzie when she lands a job as a barmaid in a local pub, the Pride of Weatherfield. There she makes friends with the young and giddy Hilda Ogden, still waiting for her wayward husband, Stan, to come home from the war. It isn't long before they realize that the place isn't quite it seems, but Lizzie has been keeping secrets too and as winter draws in, there are a few surprises in store for Coronation Street ...

All About Evie

All About Evie

Author: Cathy Lamb Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/10/2019

The Tilbury Poppies

The Tilbury Poppies

Author: Sue Wilsher Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/10/2019

Essex, 1916 Lily is a housemaid up at St Clere's Hall. But times are changing with the outbreak of war. With a husband bent on signing up for the trenches and a lecherous master of the house, Lily is forced to leave. Doing her bit for the war effort - and bringing in more money for the family - Lily goes to work in a factory making explosives to send to the trenches. It's a hard job. The munitionettes must face terrible working conditions, the constant danger of accidents and air strikes and a patronising, self-serving boss. And then someone she never wanted to see there arrives. Lady Charlotte, the pampered daughter of the Hall, joins the factory as a supervisor... Lily and Charlotte have choices they never had before - but in the shadow of the Great War, can the factory girls work together for a better future?

A Christmas Gift

A Christmas Gift

Author: Katie Flynn Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/10/2019

Cosy up with the gorgeous novel from Sunday Times Number One Bestselling author, Katie Flynn Liverpool, 1939: Sixteen-year-old Lizzy Atherton is forced to flee her violent step-father in the middle of the night, and finds herself stranded on a station platform completely alone. Desperate to know what has become of her beloved mother, who she had no choice but to leave behind, Lizzy returns the next day only to find her home deserted. Devastated, Lizzy joins forces with her old school friend Dolly and Clara, an escaped evacuee, and vows to find her mother whatever it takes. But the war rages on and demands on the home front take Lizzy's life in a host of unexpected directions, and hopes of finding her mother gradually start to fade. If Lizzy can muster the strength to keep searching, she might just get her Christmas wish after all. Praise for Katie Flynn 'One of the country's most popular storytellers' Scottish Daily Record 'A poignant war-time romance' Daily Express `A heartwarming story of love and loss' Woman's Weekly `One of the best Liverpool writers' Liverpool Echo 'If you pick up a Katie Flynn book it's going to be a wrench to put it down again' Holyhead and Anglesey Mail

A Woman's War

A Woman's War

Author: S. Block Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/10/2019

The story continues . . .

Snow Angels An emotional Christmas read from the Sunday Times bestseller

Snow Angels An emotional Christmas read from the Sunday Times bestseller

Author: Nadine Dorries Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/10/2019

Spend Christmas with the nurses of St Angelus Hospital. Christmas is coming, but will the doctors and nurses of St Angelus get a chance to enjoy it? Sister Emily Haycock and husband Dessie are anxiously counting the days until the signing of final adoption papers for their precious baby Louis. But someone has got it in for them and Emily is about to get caught out in a dangerous lie. Victoria Baker is now Mrs Davenport and heavily pregnant. But as the snow begins to fall, has she made a big mistake about her dates and put the life of her unborn baby at risk? And who is the figure obsessively watching St Angelus from the shadows? Or the mystery woman who turns up one dark, windy evening, begging for a room at Malcolm Coffey's 'Seaman's Stop' bed and breakfast? In Snow Angels only one thing is certain. Christmas will be anything but peaceful. Praise for Nadine Dorries: 'I adore the Lovely Lane series ... Some parts will bring a tear to the eye. Others will have you laughing' Rachel Bustin. 'The characters are engaging, the streets scenes cinematic and the theme of the novel powerful' The Times. 'An addictive novel to be devoured in one sitting' Sunday Express. 'I couldn't put it down' Cristina Odone.

Snow Angels An emotional Christmas read from the Sunday Times bestseller

Snow Angels An emotional Christmas read from the Sunday Times bestseller

Author: Nadine Dorries Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/10/2019

Spend Christmas with the nurses of St Angelus Hospital. Christmas is coming, but will the doctors and nurses of St Angelus get a chance to enjoy it? Sister Emily Haycock and husband Dessie are anxiously counting the days until the signing of final adoption papers for their precious baby Louis. But someone has got it in for them and Emily is about to get caught out in a dangerous lie. Victoria Baker is now Mrs Davenport and heavily pregnant. But as the snow begins to fall, has she made a big mistake about her dates and put the life of her unborn baby at risk? And who is the figure obsessively watching St Angelus from the shadows? Or the mystery woman who turns up one dark, windy evening, begging for a room at Malcolm Coffey's 'Seaman's Stop' bed and breakfast? In Snow Angels only one thing is certain. Christmas will be anything but peaceful. Praise for Nadine Dorries: 'I adore the Lovely Lane series ... Some parts will bring a tear to the eye. Others will have you laughing' Rachel Bustin. 'The characters are engaging, the streets scenes cinematic and the theme of the novel powerful' The Times. 'An addictive novel to be devoured in one sitting' Sunday Express. 'I couldn't put it down' Cristina Odone.

Snow Angels An emotional Christmas read from the Sunday Times bestseller

Snow Angels An emotional Christmas read from the Sunday Times bestseller

Author: Nadine Dorries Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/10/2019

Spend Christmas with the nurses of St Angelus Hospital. Christmas is coming, but will the doctors and nurses of St Angelus get a chance to enjoy it? Sister Emily Haycock and husband Dessie are anxiously counting the days until the signing of final adoption papers for their precious baby Louis. But someone has got it in for them and Emily is about to get caught out in a dangerous lie. Victoria Baker is now Mrs Davenport and heavily pregnant. But as the snow begins to fall, has she made a big mistake about her dates and put the life of her unborn baby at risk? And who is the figure obsessively watching St Angelus from the shadows? Or the mystery woman who turns up one dark, windy evening, begging for a room at Malcolm Coffey's 'Seaman's Stop' bed and breakfast? In Snow Angels only one thing is certain. Christmas will be anything but peaceful. Praise for Nadine Dorries: 'I adore the Lovely Lane series ... Some parts will bring a tear to the eye. Others will have you laughing' Rachel Bustin. 'The characters are engaging, the streets scenes cinematic and the theme of the novel powerful' The Times. 'An addictive novel to be devoured in one sitting' Sunday Express. 'I couldn't put it down' Cristina Odone.

The Christmas Wedding

The Christmas Wedding

Author: Dilly Court Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/10/2019

The new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author. The perfect heartwarming romance for Christmas.