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by Burrows, Deborah. Narrated by Penelope Freeman. 2017. General Fiction. MP3. 12:00 hours. F Bur.
Title
Ambulance girls
Author
Burrows, Deborah
Narrator
Penelope Freeman
Media
MP3
Cassettes / Disks
1
Time
12:00 hours
Publication Date
2017
Genre
General Fiction
Subject
Ambulance drivers--Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945--Women--Fiction.
Abstract
On duty during London's Blitz...As death and destruction fall from the skies day after day in the London Blitz, Australian ambulance driver, Lily Brennan, confronts the horror with bravery, intelligence, common sense and humour. Lily begins to suspect that someone at her Ambulance Station may be giving assistance to the enemy by disclosing secret information. Then a Jewish ambulance attendant, David Levy, disappears in suspicious circumstances. Helped by David's school friend, a mysterious and attractive RAF pilot, Lily has to draw on all of her resources to find David but also negotiate the dangers that come from falling in love in a country far from home and in a time of war.
Call No.
F Bur
ISBN
9781785024870
Accession No.
2017740
Member Library Holdings
NVD c.2 08/17
WV c.1 08/17
Publisher
Long Preston : Magna, 2017
Producer
Ulverscroft
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by Burrows, Deborah. Narrated by Penelope Freeman. 2019. F Bur. MP3. 11:00 hours. F Bur.
Title
Ambulance girls at war
Author
Burrows, Deborah
Narrator
Penelope Freeman
Media
MP3
Cassettes / Disks
1
Time
11:00 hours
Publication Date
2019
Genre
F Bur
Subject
Ambulance drivers--Fiction.
London (England)--History--20th century--Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945--Women--Fiction.
Abstract
Young Maisie Halliday has escaped the grinding poverty of the northern town where she was born to live in the glittering world of professional dancing. At the outbreak of the Second World War, she volunteers as an ambulance driver.Maisie is at the Cafe de Paris nightclub when it is bombed. In the chaos, she attempts to help an injured man, and by this charitable act she becomes mixed up in what may well be a murder. A series of incidents, all connected to a handsome, arrogant American, throw Maisie's life into a dangerous spin. With one serious misjudgement, Maisie risks losing everything she holds dear.
Call No.
F Bur
ISBN
9781785029899
Accession No.
2020218
Member Library Holdings
NW c.2 04/20
VPL c.1 04/20
Publisher
Long Preston : Magna, 2019
Producer
Ulverscroft
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by Curzon, Ellie. Narrated by Polly Edsell. 2022. General Fiction. MP3. 9:20 hours. H Cur.
Title
The codebreaker girls
Author
Curzon, Ellie
Narrator
Polly Edsell
Media
MP3
Cassettes / Disks
1
Time
9:20 hours
Publication Date
2022
Genre
General Fiction
Subject
Cryptographers--Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945--England--Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945--Women--Fiction.
Abstract
1944. Rosie Sinclair is proud to be doing her bit for the war effort as a driver at Cottisbourne Park -- the secret heart of Britain's fight against Germany, where a team of codebreakers are battling to save the country. But when she's given a mission to drive Major-General 'Bluff' Kingsley-Flynn down to Cottisbourne, Rosie finds herself on the frontline of a new battle - to uncover a possible spy at the Park who is jeopardising their work, and to resist her own attraction to the dashing Bluff himself... As the threat to her fellow codebreaker girls grows ever stronger, Rosie realises her country needs her more than ever. Can she save the day without losing her heart?
Call No.
H Cur
ISBN
9781788899307
Accession No.
2022269
Member Library Holdings
BPL c.2 05/22
VPL c.1 05/22
Publisher
Long Preston, England : Magna, 2022
Producer
Ulverscroft
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by Fraser, Emma. Narrated by Lesley MacKie. 2018. Historical Fiction. MP3. 14:30 hours. H Fra.
Title
Greyfriars House
Author
Fraser, Emma
Narrator
Lesley MacKie
Media
MP3
Cassettes / Disks
1
Time
14:30 hours
Publication Date
2018
Genre
Historical Fiction
Subject
World War, 1939-1945--Nurses--Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons, Japanese Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945--Women--Fiction.
Abstract
On a remote Scottish island sits Greyfriars House, a house haunted by unspoken words and family mysteries. In 1939, family and friends gather to forget their fears about the impending war. Nine-year-old Olivia watches the grown-ups with fascination, then Olivia sees something she isn't meant to and when the truth comes out, it reverberates through the generations. Almost fifty years later, Olivia has fallen ill and urges her daughter, Charlotte, to visit Greyfriars. There is something her great aunts want to share with Charlotte, but in order to truly understand their secret Charlotte must first understand what happened to them before and during the war.
Call No.
H Fra
ISBN
9781785026829
Accession No.
2018872
Member Library Holdings
NVC c.3 12/18
NVD c.1 12/18
WV c.2 12/18
Publisher
Long Preston : Magna, 2018
Producer
Ulverscroft
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by Woods, Janet. Narrated by Karen Cass. 2013. Historical Fiction. MP3. 9:00 hours. H Woo.
Title
I'll get by
Author
Woods, Janet
Narrator
Karen Cass
Media
MP3
Cassettes / Disks
1
Time
9:00 hours
Publication Date
2013
Genre
Historical Fiction
Subject
Aristocracy (Social Class)--Fiction.
Man-woman Relationships--Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945--Women--Fiction.
Abstract
Meggie Elliot, an intelligent young woman who dreams of going to university and becoming a lawyer, joins the WRNS during World War II and falls for a charming aristocrat named Nick Cowan, but Nick may not be what he seems.
Call No.
H Woo
ISBN
9781407939728
Accession No.
2014270
Member Library Holdings
VPL c.1 05/14
WV c.2 05/14
Publisher
Oxford : Isis, 2013
Producer
Soundings 9728
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by Styles, Daisy. Narrated by Helen Lloyd. 2022q. Historical Fiction. MP3. 10:55 hours. H Sty.
Title
Keep smiling through
Author
Styles, Daisy
Narrator
Helen Lloyd
Media
MP3
Cassettes / Disks
1
Time
10:55 hours
Publication Date
2022q
Genre
Historical Fiction
Subject
Midwives--Fiction.
Pregnant women--Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945--Women--Fiction.
Abstract
Lake District, 1942. The women at Mary Vale's Home for Mothers and Babies must pull together during their darkest hour... But Sybil would rather be anywhere else. She hoped to spend the season in London when an unexpected pregnancy soon put an end to those plans. Rosie arrives with her two children in tow --their lives torn apart after their house was bombed. And when new midwife Edith joins it's clear she has her own secrets to hide. Then one day Mary Vale faces the ultimate threat -- requisition by the army -- and the mothers and midwives must find comfort and friendship in one another. But can they also find the strength to fight for their home?
Call No.
H Sty
ISBN
9781788899949
Accession No.
2022310
Member Library Holdings
NW c.2 05/22
SPL c.1 05/22
Publisher
Long Preston : Magna, 2022
Producer
Ulverscroft
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by Wood, Mary. Narrated by Penelope Freeman. 2015. General Fiction. MP3. 13:00 hours. F Woo.
Title
Proud of you
Author
Wood, Mary
Narrator
Penelope Freeman
Media
MP3
Cassettes / Disks
1
Time
13:00 hours
Publication Date
2015
Genre
General Fiction
Subject
World War, 1939-1945 England--Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 France--Paris--Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945--Women--Fiction.
Abstract
Alice, an upper-class Londoner, is recruited into the Special Operations Executive and sent to Paris where she meets Gertrude, an ex-prostitute working for the Resistance Movement. Together they discover that they have a connection to the same man, Ralph D'Olivier, and vow to unravel the mystery of his death.
Call No.
F Woo
ISBN
9780857149541
Accession No.
2015690
Member Library Holdings
NVD c.1 07/15
Publisher
Long Preston : Magna, 2015
Producer
Ulverscroft
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by Meddon, Rosie. Narrated by Penelope Freeman. 2022. Historical Fiction. MP3. 9:40 hours. H Med.
Title
Ties that bind
Author
Meddon, Rosie
Narrator
Penelope Freeman
Media
MP3
Cassettes / Disks
1
Time
9:40 hours
Publication Date
2022
Genre
Historical Fiction
Subject
Espionage--Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945--England--Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945--Women--Fiction.
Abstract
After a bomb destroys Esme's London home and kills her son, she moves to Woodicombe, her old country house in Devon, to begin the impossible task of recuperating. Soon she is drawn back into the world of espionage, and as her marriage to Richard starts to crumble, a local airman pulls her closer. Meanwhile, Lou awaits confirmation that she can relocate to Canada to be with her husband Douglas. Biding her time back home, she notices her father behaving strangely and disappearing at odd hours to wander the nearby cliffs. With rumours of spies afoot, she needs to learn the truth before anyone else does. Lou and Esme still have battles to overcome as the war continues. Will Esme betray her wedding vows, or can she find her way back to Richard?
Call No.
H Med
ISBN
9781788899123
Accession No.
2022296
Member Library Holdings
NVD c.2 05/22
SPL c.1 05/22
Publisher
Leicester : Ulverscroft, Magna, 2022
Producer
Ulverscroft
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by Casey, Jan. Narrated by Annie Aldington. 2021. Historical Fiction. MP3. 10:40 hours. H Cas.
Title
The women of Waterloo Bridge
Author
Casey, Jan
Narrator
Annie Aldington
Media
MP3
Cassettes / Disks
1
Time
10:40 hours
Publication Date
2021
Genre
Historical Fiction
Subject
Families Fictio
Female friendship--Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945-Great Britain--Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945--Women--Fiction.
Abstract
London, 1940. After her fiance breaks off their engagement, Evelyn decides to do her part for the war effort by signing up for construction work on Waterloo Bridge. Grieving after her little boy dies in an air raid, Gwen is completely lost when her husband sends their younger children to the countryside for safety. Enlisting as a construction worker, she is partnered with cheerful Evelyn. The two women strike up a heartwarming friendship. Musical prodigy Joan's life has always been dictated by her controlling mother. When an affair nearly ends in scandal, Joan finally takes her life into her own hands. She soon finds work at Waterloo Bridge. Yet there are other troubles for her to overcome?
Call No.
H Cas
ISBN
9781407992952
Accession No.
2021607
Member Library Holdings
SPL c.1 12/21 NW c.2 12/21
Publisher
Osford : Isis, 2021
Producer
Ulverscroft
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