Alice Lake has arrived in London from Liverpool to start her training as a District Nurse, but her journey has been far from easy. Alice and her best friend Edith are based in the East End but before they’ve even got their smart new uniforms on, war breaks out and Hitler’s bombs are raining down on London. Alice must learn to keep calm and carry on as she tends to London’s sick and injured, all the time facing her own heartache and misfortune while keeping up the Spirit of the Blitz.
|Publisher||Lamplight Audio; 2018|
ACROSS THE MERSEY
Jean and Vi are twins but couldn't be more different. As war breaks out, agonising decisions must be faced by the Liverpool family. All the traditional certainties are overturned. Then the twins' younger sister, singer Francine, returns home unexpectedly and stirs up the past, even in the midst of present danger.
CHRISTMAS FOR THE DISTRICT NURSES
The East End of London has been devastated by the Blitz. Rationing bites ever deeper and and everything that makes life better is in short supply. For the district nurses, the challenges are tougher than ever. Edith is learning to cope with her boyfriend's injuries after Dunkirk but will she have to choose between her love for him and her career? With no end in sight, the war reaches its darkest moment … Can the nurses find the strength to carry on?
ELLIE PRIDE (X Rated)
After her mother's death, Ellie keeps her deathbed promise and rejects the advances of Gideon Walker, a local craftsman. Exiled to live with her aunt and uncle, she is forced into a marriage that promises stability and status but is in fact a loveless hell! X rated, explicit sexual content.
HETTIE OF HOPE STREET
Set in 1920s Liverpool and London, Hettie, an orphan, is brought up by her Ellie Pride and her husband. Hettie decides to follow her dreams in the world of theatre, but in London tragedy strikes. Hetteie is forced to decide between her heart and her head.
WARTIME FOR THE DISTRICT NURSES
Alice Lake and her friend Edith have had everything thrown at them in their first year as district nurses in London’s East End. As rationing takes hold, there is no escaping the reality of being at war. The girls find themselves caught up in the terrible aftermath, their nursing skills desperately needed on their rounds. With the men away fighting for King and country, it’s up to the nurses to keep up the Spirit of the Blitz, and everyone is counting on them…
WINTER ON THE MERSEY
Kitty has seen her fair share of tragedy but is determined to do her bit for King and country. Her life as a WREN means she is kept busy, but when she finds herself stationed back home on Merseyside, she meets up again with Frank Feeny, the brave young officer who has always held a place in her heart. Britain is on the verge of victory, but will Kitty embrace the future and learn to love again?