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The Spitfire Sweetheart

Beryl Matthews

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"a tribute to our better natures"

The Guardian

The Spitfire Sweetheart A01 By (author) N Beryl Matthews 198 129 28 330 BC Paperback / softback 480 Penguin Books Ltd Penguin Books Ltd London United Kingdom FT Sagas FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945) FJMS Second World War fiction 1.3 FV FT FJMS FS FXB FRP FRF FRH FXD Historical fiction Generational sagas Second World War fiction Family life fiction Narrative theme: Coming of age Romance in uniform Romance: wholesome Historical romance Narrative theme: Love & relationships 3MPBGJ 1DDU-GB-ESL c 1930 to c 1939 London, Greater London From the bestselling author of The Open Door comes a moving and uplifting story about a generation of young people living through World War II September, 1939. In the sleepy village of Roehampton, Annie Webster has finally found comfort for herself and her close-knit family, far from the poverty and hardships of their childhood in Bermondsey. Then, an announcement shatters their newfound peace. England is at war . . . As her brothers enlist for duty, Annie sacrifices her glamorous job in London for the urgent work of the WAAF, where women of all backgrounds pull together tirelessly for the war effort. Brave, resourceful and determined to do her bit for her country, Annie's intelligence and warmth singles her out for a daring new role . . . But as Annie quickly catches the eye of a dashing officer, will she ever find peace in her heart? And will Annie and her loved ones survive Britain's darkest hour? 'A heartwarming and uplifting tale' Daily Express PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED AS WINGS OF THE MORNING A heartwarming and uplifting tale, much like the author's own experience * Daily Express * Praise for The Winter Child * - * Beryl Matthews grew up in a family of avid readers. Amongst other jobs she has worked at an aircraft factory and as a credit controller. She published her first book at the age of 71 after joining a writers' group and has since written over twenty novels. Her hobbies include travelling, swimming and golf but writing is her number one priority. 16042020 02 RRP including tax GB GBP 6.99 0.00 6.99 This price includes a tax element GB 20 Available BERT GARD Y

From the bestselling author of The Open Door comes a moving and uplifting story about a generation of young people living through World War II

September, 1939.

In the sleepy village of Roehampton, Annie Webster has finally found comfort for herself and her close-knit family, far from the poverty and hardships of their childhood in Bermondsey.

Then, an announcement shatters their newfound peace. England is at war . . .

As her brothers enlist for duty, Annie sacrifices her glamorous job in London for the urgent work of the WAAF, where women of all backgrounds pull together tirelessly for the war effort.

Brave, resourceful and determined to do her bit for her country, Annie's intelligence and warmth singles her out for a daring new role . . .

But as Annie quickly catches the eye of a dashing officer, will she ever find peace in her heart?

And will Annie and her loved ones survive Britain's darkest hour?


'A heartwarming and uplifting tale' Daily Express

PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED AS WINGS OF THE MORNING

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Book publisherPenguin Books Ltd
Publication date16 Apr 2020
FormatPaperback
Pages480
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