It's worth more than 5*. Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars. After years away fighting, Terry is a stranger to his daughter and must work hard to win her trust and love. Alice and old friend sadie work in the haberdashery of Lewis’s department store, where bomb damage scars the walls and rationing is still in force.
The Shop Girls of Lark Lane: A heartbreaking post-war family saga #ad - If you are a fan of wartime sagas this is a must read. Booking good read, 5 stars‘i really love this… the author has a definite knack of writing stories which just get you absolutely hooked 100% and tugs at your heartstrings… I found myself gripped… Took in the atmosphere and surroundings of war-ravaged Liverpool absolutely perfectly!… It does make you reach for the tissues, loss, but it’s a wonderful heart-warming read of love, family and friendships.
Fabulous!!!’ stardust book reviews, 5 stars‘Pam has a wonderful talent and makes these books engaging, emotional, enjoyable and unputdownable… The story is brilliant. But then a tragic accident leaves alice a widow, and sadie desperate to protect her son, and the father of sadie’s child – a man she hoped never to see again – is back in Liverpool…With Alice struggling to start again alone, can these two shop girls overcome their troubles and keep their hopes alive – even with all the odds against them? The Shop Girls of Lark Lane is a heart-wrenching family saga about the strength of friendship and the costs of war.
The Factory Girls of Lark Lane: A heartbreaking World War 2 historical novel of loss and loveBookouture #ad - It grips you from the first page… highly recommended, so clear your diaries and stock up on tissues, you are in for a real treat!’ Waggy Tales Dog Blog, 5 stars‘What a brilliant read!. Her mother and millie need all her support, and morale at the factory is at an all-time low. Can alice and millie help one another make it through these dark times, even as the war stretches on with no sign of an ending?The Factory Girls of Lark Lane is a heart-wrenching family saga about women in World War 2, the strength of friendship, and hope.
Highly recommended. When a terrible explosion at the factory leads to a tragic death, and a loved one is announced missing in action, Millie receives devastating news, the heartbreak of war is suddenly all too real. Alice must believe Terry will make it home to keep up her strength. Terry must go back to the dangers of Nazi-occupied France, and the ever-present air raid sirens quickly bring Alice back down to earth.
If you’re a fan of nadine dorries, diney costeloe and kitty neale, you’ll love Pam Howes!What readers are saying about The Factory Girls of Lark Lane:‘Absolutely brilliant… I would give it more than 5 stars if I could. Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars‘oh what a corker… fantastic… i am flabbergasted… The Factory Girls of Lark Lane literally moved me to tears, filled my arms with goosebumps… Truly spell-binding… Historical fiction at its finest.
The Factory Girls of Lark Lane: A heartbreaking World War 2 historical novel of loss and love #ad - The writing garnet, 5 stars‘an emotive and gripping read… I literally could not put it down… Highly recommended. By the letter book reviews, 5 stars‘heart-warming and heartbreaking… it’s safe to say Pam has worked a blinder with this book, have some tissues at the ready and get yourself stuck in… This book is written beautifully and is really difficult to put down once you start it… A first-class read.
The Nurses of Lark Lane: A heartbreaking Liverpool sagaBookouture #ad - The book moved at a great pace… emotional, loss, touching and filled with love, family and friendships!. Can she follow her dreams – against all the odds? Liverpool, 1955. This edition contains significant editorial revisions. Readers love the nurses of Lark Lane!‘I cannot recommend this book or this series highly enough.
If you love nadine dorries, diney costeloe and donna Douglas, you won’t want to miss Pam Howes!An earlier version of this book was previously published as Cathy’s Clown. With her abusive husband drinking all her wages, Alice faces a daily struggle to provide for her family. A massive massive five star read for me.
The Nurses of Lark Lane: A heartbreaking Liverpool saga #ad - Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars‘had me hooked from the first page… Pam Howes has put her life and soul into this and I recommend that everyone reads this, you won’t want it to end. Netgalley reviewer, page-turner… loved cathy’s journey and didn’t want it to end… So compelling, 5 stars‘An engaging, it leaves me desperate for more.
Written beautifully. I love reading, 5 stars‘from the first page right up until the final page I was glued to this book. The type of saga that draws me right in to the characters and their lives in their hometown. Will be grabbing all the books by this author. Netgalley reviewer, 5 stars‘I loved it and didn't want it to end.
The Midwives of Lark Lane: An absolutely heartbreaking historical family sagaBookouture #ad - Cathy is devastated but determined to honour her granny’s memory, hoping the maternity home can be her legacy. Just as cathy and her friends are about to open their doors to the first expectant mothers, Jack is spotted in Liverpool. But a terrible miscarriage and the escape of her abusive stepfather Jack from prison make happiness hard to find.
Meanwhile, Cathy’s beloved granny is ailing. They are truly wonderful. By the letter book reviews ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️‘Poignant and engrossing, an emotional roller coaster that I couldn’t put down. You will find yourselves once more on Lark Lane visiting with the lovely and sometimes not so lovely characters.
Great read!!’ goodreads reviewer ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️‘Another cracker of a book by Pam Howes in the Lark Lane series. Whilst at the hospital, Cathy sees her midwifery friends, who are planning to open a home for unmarried mothers. It’s only a matter of time until her cruel stepfather catches up with her, determined to pay her back for getting him locked up in prison.
The Midwives of Lark Lane: An absolutely heartbreaking historical family saga #ad - If it was possible, i would give more stars, as this book is BRILLIANT. Goodreads reviewer ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️‘Great book in a great series. After losing a baby of her own Cathy would love to help, but for now, she must take care of her grandmother. All’s fair in love and war… but what happens when the war is over?After the heartbreak of World War Two, newlywed midwife Cathy hoped Liverpool life would offer some joy.
The Liverpool Girls: A heartbreaking family saga with a tragic romanceBookouture #ad - Parents dora and joe must overcome their past hurts and help their daughters, despite the meddling of Joe’s second wife Ivy. As the sisters’ troubles spiral and difficult decisions must be made, can the family pull together – or will Jackie and Carol’s sisterly bond be destroyed forever?The Liverpool Girls is a heart-breaking and compelling story of family, loss and love.
Too good to put down. Will tragedy tear them apart – once and for all?it’s 1966 and in liverpool two sisters are about to have their lives turned upside down…Sisters Carol and Jackie haven’t had the easiest of childhoods, but as they grow up and begin their own lives both hope for happier times ahead.
The Liverpool Girls: A heartbreaking family saga with a tragic romance #ad - The attention to detail is great and really transports the reader… i would recommend this to anyone who enjoys family sagas and as a cosy escapism from life!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars‘Absolutely fabulous story… Everything else is forgotten while I devour these books… Massive five stars. Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars‘An amazing story.
Stylish carol works in lewis’s department store, while Jackie dreams of drama school, and a career on the stage. But the sisters are heartbroken when they discover they have been dating the same man, and an unexpected pregnancy causes a rift between them. The author really draws you in… my heart felt like it was literally going to burst… The Liverpool Girls is a powerful and moving story that I didn’t want to end… A must-read.
By the letter book reviews, 5 stars‘Absolutely brilliant… Just delightful reading! .
Love and Marriage at Harpers: A heartwarming saga from bestseller Rosie Clarke Welcome To Harpers Emporium Book 2Boldwood Books #ad - United by the suffragette cause and now living under one roof, some will find love and marriage whilst others experience heartache andtears. Harpers is the bond that holds them together, bringing strength through hardship and pain and friendship and love. From the bestselling author of The Shop Girls of Harpers and The Mulberry Lane Series.
London, 1913. The shop girls of harpers emporium on Oxford Street are happy in their work and their lives are moving on at quite a pace.
New Arrivals at Mulberry Lane: Full of family, friends and foes! The Mulberry Lane Series Book 4Aria #ad - When rose merchant arrives at Mulberry Lane, she is carrying a secret that haunts her. But when peggy's estranged husband Laurie returns home for good, both Rose and Peggy's lives are once again turned upside down. In the midst of another bleak winter, life is hard for the residents of The Lane. 1943, mulberry Lane, London.
Can they both find their way through the heartache to find happiness? How can she tell her landlady and the lanes' matriarch Peggy Ashley that she is the daughter of a murderer? As Rose learns that she is amongst friends she gradually learns to trust and even to love.
The Shop Girls of Harpers: A heartwarming family saga Welcome To Harpers Emporium Book 1Boldwood Books #ad - Thoroughly enjoyable. Kitty neale1911 – the beginning of a brand new series for No1 bestselling author Rosie Clarke, Welcome to Harpers of Oxford Street. When sally, beth, margaret and rachel meet at a job interview for the wonderful new store in Oxford Street they have no idea they will become lifelong friends.
When all four girls are lucky enough to be selected as sales staff their exciting new adventure begins. Join them as they overcome heartbreak and grief, find love and happiness and remain united in their friendship, whatever life throws at them. What readers are saying about the shop girls of Harpers:'A lovely book to read and the first of a new series with characters that blend so well and a great story of friendship, family and love.
The Shop Girls of Harpers: A heartwarming family saga Welcome To Harpers Emporium Book 1 #ad - English saga writing at its best: wonderful characters, strong, that features strong friendships, highly recommend''Heart Warming, trials and tribulations of each woman, warm, lovely, Compelling and Authentic, relatable female characters, emotional, and a wonderfully enchanting location ''This book is brilliantly written and the descriptions are so well done that you feel like you are there in the book as a character.
Well worth 5*''a lovely read first in a new series, looking forward to the next. Brilliant read. I got sucked in immediately and could not put it down!''i can 100% guarantee that i will be reading more of Rosie's work in the future'' this is a book for all ages to read it really is a FULL- THROTTLE TRUMPET TOOTING EXTRAVAGANZA.
'. Wonderful characters that draw you into Harpers world.
The Forgotten Family of Liverpool: A gritty postwar family saga novel that will break your heartBookouture #ad - But while liverpool is recovering from the ferocity of war, a family is about to be torn apart…Dora Rodgers is adjusting to a new life in Liverpool with her young daughters Carol and Jackie. Perfect for fans of Nadine Dorries, Annie Murray and Kitty Neale. Read what everyone’s saying about the Forgotten Family of Liverpool:‘A fantastic story… Anyone who likes a good family saga will absolutely love this book.
I love reading, 5 stars‘wow what a fabulous book!!… loads of laughter and tears… A book you will not be able to put down until you finish it, for that reason I had sleepless nights!! I can’t recommend it highly enough. Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars‘pam has written a fabulous sequel which I simply couldn’t put down… I loved every minute of it.
A writer’s journey, so have your tissues ready! i can’t wait until the next one is out!!’ stardust book Reviews, gritty, 5 stars‘I've read heaps of saga books in the last few years… this series really stands out from all the rest… I enjoyed every bit of this emotional, 5 stars‘Beautifully written… Tugs at your heartstrings, honest, raw and endearing story.
The Forgotten Family of Liverpool: A gritty postwar family saga novel that will break your heart #ad - Shaz’s book blog, 4 stars‘A real page-turner that will test your emotions. Ali the dragon slayer, 5 stars‘Honestly one of the best family sagas I have ever read. Goodreads reviewer‘I really loved this story. Books from dusk till Dawn, 5 stars‘I loved this book. Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars‘pam howes has a fantastic knack of bringing her characters to life… This book was one I just didn’t want to put down until I’d finished it.
The Women of Mulberry Lane The Mulberry Lane Series Book 5Aria #ad - Love and heartbreak, birth and death, joy amid hardship, are all here in the gripping fifth novel about the people of Mulberry Lane during World War Two. The war is nearly over – or is it? The women of Mulberry Lane anxiously wait for news. Rose can't stop loving Jimmy, while Tom can't stop loving her.
Will gordon ever again be the man he once was? can he be a proper husband to Maureen, and if he can't, women and children of Mulberry Lane fight on with indomitable spirit, what will become of their marriage? The men, as the endgame of the Second World War enters its most deadly phase. Peggy doesn't know if she'll ever again see Able, the American father of her twins, while a very odd letter from estranged husband, Laurie, threatens to set the cat among the pigeons.
The Lost Daughter of Liverpool: A heartbreaking and gritty family sagaBookouture #ad - Fantastic real characters that made me feel for each one of them. With brilliant main characters and a wonderful plot, this book is a real page turner. I would highly recommend this book. Goodreads Reviewer. Dora is consumed with grief, struggling to get through each day and Joe is suddenly distant, finding solace in his colleague, Ivy.
With ivy watching and scheming, and dora battling against her own demons, can she keep her family together?The Lost Daughter of Liverpool is a heartbreaking and gripping story of love, loss and hope. Read it in under two days. I can highly recommend this page turning saga…” Goodreads Reviewer“This was an excellent novel.
The Lost Daughter of Liverpool: A heartbreaking and gritty family saga #ad - A fantastic story and I'm so excited for the next one in this trilogy. Goodreads reviewer“the storyline was brilliant and had me hooked from the first chapter, really looking forward to reading the follow up. 5* goodreads reviewer“…Just fantastic. Love, heartbreak, obsession, loss and hope. Being a big fan of family saga’s, this book didn’t disappoint, it had it all.
I just didn’t want it to end. 5* stardust book reviews“A new favourite saga writer to add to my list. 5* bookworms & shutterbugs“i love this book so much … it will keep you gasping for more … Oh my dayz.