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A Ration Book Dream
A Ration Book Dream

A Ration Book Dream

FICTION

400 Pages, 5 x 8

Formats: Trade Paper, Mobipocket, EPUB

Trade Paper, $13.98 (US $13.98) (CA $18.95)

Publication Date: November 2017

ISBN 9781786491381

Rights: US & CA

Atlantic Books, Ltd. (Nov 2017)
Corvus

eBook

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Overview

Jean Fullerton, queen of the saga, returns with a charming new war-time series. It's 1939, and the Brogan family of London's East End are ready to show Hitler what-for. But things don't seem so rosy when rationing, evacuation, and air-raids start to put this larger-than-life family to the test. When a mysterious young man arrives at the Brogan's local parish church, he provides just the dazzling distraction they need—and for eldest daughter Mattie, the promise of more than she'd ever wished for. But as the pair fall deeper in love, they are drawn into secret dangers, rife on the very London streets they call home. The young couple must do all they can to protect life as they know it. But will their dreams be able to survive the nightmare of wartime?

Reviews

"A well-thought out story, with strong characters and excellent historical details." —Anna Jacobs

"A beautifully written sequel that gives you a fab insight into the life of a nurse in London's East End in the '40s." —Closer 

"Warmth, humour and characters readers care about are Fullerton's hallmarks." —Peterborough Evening Telegraph

"Charming and full of detail about the work of a nurse in 1940s London, you will ride emotional highs and lows with each new birth and death. Beautifully written and some sharp dialogue." —The Lady

"A real page-turner with larger-than-life characters and convincing period detail." —Daily Express

"A delightful, well-researched story that really does depict nursing and the living conditions in the East End at the end of the war." —Lesley Pearce

Author Biography

Jean Fullerton is the author of seven historical novels. She is a qualified District and Queen's nurse who has spent most of her working life in the East End of London, first as a Sister in charge of a team, and then as a District Nurse tutor. She is also a qualified teacher and spent twelve years lecturing on community nursing studies at a London university. She now writes full-time.