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Christmas Wishes

Katie Flynn


PUBLISHED: 10th November 2011
ISBN: 9780099550549
ANNOTATION:
It is the autumn of 1945 and identical twins Joy and Gillian Lawrence are on their way home to Liverpool, having been evacuated to Devonshire five years earlier. Their mother has been killed in the blitz but the girls hope that with their beloved father's help they will be able to manage without assistance.
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PUBLISHED: 10th November 2011
ISBN: 9780099550549
ANNOTATION:
It is the autumn of 1945 and identical twins Joy and Gillian Lawrence are on their way home to Liverpool, having been evacuated to Devonshire five years earlier. Their mother has been killed in the blitz but the girls hope that with their beloved father's help they will be able to manage without assistance.

Annotation

It is the autumn of 1945 and identical twins Joy and Gillian Lawrence are on their way home to Liverpool, having been evacuated to Devonshire five years earlier. Their mother has been killed in the blitz but the girls hope that with their beloved father's help they will be able to manage without assistance.

Publisher Description

It is the autumn of 1945 and identical twins Joy and Gillian Lawrence are on their way home to Liverpool, having been evacuated to Devonshire five years earlier. Their mother has been killed in the blitz but the girls hope that with their beloved father s help they will be able to manage without assistance. All goes well until there is a terrible accident and Joy loses her sight. At first she is bitter and resentful whilst Gillian is racked with guilt. However, as time passes Joy gains confidence, hopeful that her sight will return since life is not easy when you can t see the face of the boy you think you love. Then there is a chance meeting on a train and once more the girls lives are in turmoil

Author Biography

Katie Flynn has lived for many years in the north-west. A compulsive writer, she started with short stories and articles and many of her early stories were broadcast on Radio Merseyside. She decided to write her Liverpool series after hearing the reminiscences of family members about life in the city in the early years of the twentieth century. She also writes as Judith Saxton.

Review

"A heartwarming story of love and loss" Women's Weekly "Few writers have a fan base as wide and varied as Katie Flynn and devotees won't be disappointed" Scottish Daily Record "One of the best Liverpool writers" Liverpool Echo "Arrow's best and biggest saga author. She's good." Bookseller "Katie Flynn's series of Liverpool novels have, rightly, been much acclaimed for the vividness of her settings and delicate brushstrokes of her characters. " Choice Magazine

Review Text

"A heartwarming story of love and loss"

Promotional "Headline"

The new Christmas book from the UK's bestselling saga author

Product Details

Author
Katie Flynn
Pages
448
Publisher
Cornerstone
Year
2011
ISBN-10
0099550547
ISBN-13
9780099550549
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2011-11-10
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Media
Book
Language
English
Audience
General/Trade