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Jessie's Promise

(2017)
A novel by

 
From the bestselling author of LIZZIE'S SECRET and LIZZIE'S WAR, a story about a resilient, strong woman surviving adversity post World War 1.

DEVON 1918. When Jessie Hale loses her nursing job at the end of the First World War, she leaves London to become the nurse maid to the Kendle family in Devon.

On arrival she finds the family in disarray. Captain Kendle is a loving father but is traumatised by the war and kept at arm's length by his frosty wife. When their elderly Nanny suffers a bad fall, Jessie has to try to bring the household together. Gradually Jessie finds her place in their lives, becoming devoted to Captain Kendle's lively son Jack, his lovely, but quiet daughter Catherine, as well his invalid Mother.

Jessie soon starts to love her life at Kendlebury Hall, but problems arise when her feelings for her employer start to change...

What people are saying about JESSIE'S PROMISE:

'A beautiful story very well written'

'I quickly got drawn into this book, the description made me realise how tough life in service was'

'Jessie's Promise is a book that HAS to be devoured this year'

Genre: Sagas
 
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Paperback Editions

February 2017 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: JESSIE'S PROMISE
Author(s): Rosie Clarke
ISBN: 1-78497-717-9 / 978-1-78497-717-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Aria
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

February 2017 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Jessie's Promise: A heartwarming and gritty family saga
Author(s): Rosie Clarke
Publisher: Aria
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


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