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The Orphan Sisters

(2019)
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A heartbreaking, enthralling and utterly unforgettable World War 2 story of two young sisters cruelly abandoned by their mother at an orphanage.

1929: four-year-old Etty and eight-year-old Dorothy are abandoned at Blakely Hall orphanage by their mother, never to see her again. With no other family to speak of, the sisters worship their beloved mam - and they are confused and heartbroken to be deserted by her when they need her the most.

1940: Etty and Dorothy are finally released from the confines of Blakely Hall - but their freedom comes when the country is in the grip of World War Two and its terrors. Amidst a devastating backdrop of screaming air-raid sirens and cold nights huddled in shelters, the sisters are desperate to put their broken childhoods behind them.

But trouble lies ahead. Dorothy must bid good-bye to her beloved husband when he's sent to war, and Etty must nurse a broken heart as she falls in love with the one man she can never be with.

Etty and Dorothy survived the orphanage with the help of one another, and neither sister can forget the awful betrayal of their mother, which has haunted them their whole lives. But when a shocking secret about their painful childhood comes to light, will the sisters ever be the same again?

Genre: Historical

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January 2020 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Orphan Sisters
Author(s): Shirley Dickson
ISBN: 1-5387-0134-0 / 978-1-5387-0134-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Forever
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January 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Orphan Sisters: An utterly heartbreaking and gripping World War 2 historical novel
Author(s): Shirley Dickson
ISBN: 1-78681-715-2 / 978-1-78681-715-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bookouture
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Audio Editions

June 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: The Orphan Sisters
Author(s): Shirley Dickson
ISBN: 0-655-60612-2 / 978-0-655-60612-3
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
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June 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: The Orphan Sisters
Author(s): Shirley Dickson
ISBN: 0-655-60678-5 / 978-0-655-60678-9
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
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May 2019 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: The Orphan Sisters
Author(s): Shirley Dickson
ISBN: 1-4894-9776-5 / 978-1-4894-9776-5 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda audio
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May 2019 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: The Orphan Sisters
Author(s): Shirley Dickson
ISBN: 1-4894-9777-3 / 978-1-4894-9777-2 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda audio
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


May 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Orphan Sisters
Author(s): Shirley Dickson
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
Availability: Amazon   


May 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Orphan Sisters
Author(s): Shirley Dickson
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
Availability: Amazon AU   


May 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Orphan Sisters
Author(s): Shirley Dickson
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
Availability: Amazon CA   


May 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Orphan Sisters
Author(s): Shirley Dickson
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

January 2019 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Orphan Sisters: An utterly heartbreaking and gripping World War 2 historical novel
Author(s): Shirley Dickson
Publisher: Bookouture
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU