A dramatic saga set during World War II.
France, 1940. Unwilling to witness the fall of his native soil to Germany, artist Louis Duval flees to England, finding lodgings with the beautiful widow Barbara Hillyard. Lieutenant-Commander Alan Powell, charged with sneaking boats across the Channel to gather vital information, recruits Louis, who agrees to return to his occupied homeland and establish a Resistance network there. Barbara's charm soon captures Alan's lonely heart, but will she ever love him, or does she only have eyes for Louis? . . .
The eagerly-awaited second novel in the Family Feud series.
Frances Danby has spent the Second World War years longing for her husband Marcus to return. When he does, she is disappointed. Marcus has become withdrawn and begins to drink heavily. She fears for her marriage, particularly when her father-in-law makes unwelcome advances to her. She must face tragedy ahead. Meanwhile, her sister Emily is living happily under Lord Vane's roof, but Vane's wife is jealous of Emily's child. Will she reveal the secret she knows could tear the family apart? . . .
A kitchen maid disappears and it's up to two unlikely companions to find her.
Autumn 1909: Edith Trewin, the general maid in the Killivert household, and Miss Alicia, the young lady of the house, are social worlds apart, though they share a streak of independence and intelligence. The two young women become unlikely allies after a kitchen maid inexplicably disappears shortly after her arrival at the house. The two unite in the search for her as they experience love and loss as the Great War overtakes the world.
From an ever-popular library author.
England, 1926. Sixteen-year-old orphan Jackie Hunt knows what she wants, to marry Wilhelm Furtmueller and to be an artist. But she and Wilhelm are to be parted. Jackie finds some solace with the taciturn Richard, her employer, but while she feels affection for him, she cannot forget the all-consuming love she felt for Wilhelm.
A warm, evocative tale of family bonds and secrets.
1914: Lady Beaufort doesn't want another child. But her husband Aubrey has always dreamed of a daughter. In contrast, Harold and Copper Varney are expecting their first child and are over the moon about it. Their children, Victoria and Leila, meet, and the two girls share a special friendship as well as a birthday; but before long both families start to fear something is wrong...
The eagerly-awaited third novel in the Family Feud series.
When Sarah Jenkins meets Connor Searles she is truly attracted to him. But Connor has just joined a rock 'n' roll band, and Sarah can't help feeling jealous when she sees newspaper pictures of him with other girls. Connor's band proves to be a major success and his fame increases until he is blamed for an assault on a woman. Can he prove his innocence and will Sarah believe him? . . .
Eccentricity is the family byword for the Compton-Milnes.
The Compton-Milnes are eccentric, to say the least. A marriage between Gus, a reclusive but brilliant professor, and Lisa, a promiscuous cosmetic surgery addict, has produced Ben, an OCD-riddled genius, and his self-sacrificing sister Harriet, while Gus's acerbic invalid mother rules over them all from her attic throne room. But when Lisa's lover turns on her, the family must pull together to survive . . .
An enthralling saga of rags-to-riches on the eve of the First World War.
September, 1914. Eighteen-year-old Daisy Gilbert is the star seamstress at Mrs Evans' prestigious gown shop in Southampton. Her ultimate ambition is not to marry her sweetheart, Jack, but to set up her own dressmaking business. When her beloved father falls ill and needs expensive treatment, one of Daisy's clients offers her an evening job as a waitress in the local upmarket brothel. Daisy accepts, but can she preserve her virtue while working in such a place? . . .
A captivating saga set in London's East End.
Moira and Jack Taylor own a thriving rag-and-bone business and have six children. Their contented family life is upset when their eldest daughter, Nora, steals 18-year-old Maggie's fiancè Robert, a widower with a young son. Maggie, heartbroken, swears that she will never forgive her sister's betrayal, and marries on the rebound. The First World War and the Spanish flu epidemic of 1919 bring further tragedy, and the younger generation of the Taylor family embark on their own adventures in the years that follow, in this warm-hearted saga . . .
From the creator of Sarah Beaufort.
The Second World War has brought with it many changes to the lives of the Searles family. With her father's body barely cold, and only a gold-digging mother-in-law to advise her, young Emily, in love with an RAF navigator on the eve of the Battle of Britain, is in danger of making rash decisions that don't bode well for her future happiness . . .