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The Midwives of Lark Lane

(2019)
(A book in the Lark Lane series)
A novel by

 
 

All's fair in love and war... but what happens when the war is over?


After the heartbreak of World War Two, newlywed midwife Cathy hoped Liverpool life would offer some joy. But a terrible miscarriage and the escape of her abusive stepfather Jack from prison make happiness hard to find.

Meanwhile, Cathy's beloved granny is ailing. Whilst at the hospital, Cathy sees her midwifery friends, who are planning to open a home for unmarried mothers. After losing a baby of her own Cathy would love to help, but for now, she must take care of her grandmother.

As her granny's health worsens, she writes Cathy a letter. The day her grandmother dies, Cathy goes home and opens the envelope: Thank you for giving me a reason to live. Everything I have in the world is yours now, my darling. Cathy is devastated but determined to honour her granny's memory, hoping the maternity home can be her legacy.

Just as Cathy and her friends are about to open their doors to the first expectant mothers, Jack is spotted in Liverpool. It's only a matter of time until her cruel stepfather catches up with her, determined to pay her back for getting him locked up in prison. Can Cathy keep herself and her grandmother's legacy safe, and see Jack sent away for good at last?

The Midwives of Lark Lane is a heart-wrenching saga about how the best friendships can help you through the worst of times. If you're a fan of Nadine Dorries, Diney Costeloe and Kitty Neale, you'll love Pam Howes!

Readers absolutely love The Midwives of Lark Lane!


'Absolutely, incredibly brilliant!! I adore each and every one of Pam Howes's books and this one is no different!!... Lots of tense moments. I would highly recommend it and recommend everyone read all of Pam Howes's books.' Goodreads Reviewer

'An emotional roller coaster of a read that captivated me, and had me on the edge of my seat... The story had me so engrossed that I couldn't get on with my everyday life until I had finished it. If you enjoy a heart-warming saga that makes for a compulsive read, then look no further than this author's books. They are truly wonderful.' By the Letter Book Reviews

'Poignant and engrossing, an emotional roller coaster that I couldn't put down. I loved the background, the fleshed-out cast of characters and the well-crafted plot... Highly recommended.' Goodreads Reviewer

'Pam Howes writes a lovely story that makes you feel as if you are among them all. If it was possible, I would give more stars, as this book is BRILLIANT.' Goodreads Reviewer

'Great book in a great series. You will find yourselves once more on Lark Lane visiting with the lovely and sometimes not so lovely characters. Great read!!' Goodreads Reviewer

'Another cracker of a book by Pam Howes in the Lark Lane series. This author captures everything and draws you into the story as if you are a part of it.' NetGalley Reviewer

'I loved this book... I encourage you to pick up a book by Pam Howes - you'll be so glad you did. I can't wait for her next book.' Goodreads Reviewer

'Another great addition to the series, a real page-turner full of suspense and love. Really enjoyed this book.' Goodreads Reviewer

'Many times I looked up from my Kindle in surprise that I wasn't physically on Lark Lane... I truly felt for all the characters in this book... I'd highly recommend this author and this book.' Bookstagram

'If you are a fan of Call the Midwife then this is the book for you... A good read.' Goodreads Reviewer

Genre: Sagas

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Paperback Editions

December 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Midwives of Lark Lane: An absolutely heartbreaking historical family saga
Author(s): Pam Howes
ISBN: 1-78681-768-3 / 978-1-78681-768-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bookouture
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

March 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Midwives of Lark Lane: An Absolutely Heartbreaking Historical Family Saga
Author(s): Pam Howes
Publisher: Hachette UK - Bookouture
Availability: Amazon   


March 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Midwives of Lark Lane: An Absolutely Heartbreaking Historical Family Saga
Author(s): Pam Howes
Publisher: Hachette UK - Bookouture
Availability: Amazon AU   


March 2020 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Midwives of Lark Lane: An Absolutely Heartbreaking Historical Family Saga
Author(s): Pam Howes
Publisher: Hachette UK - Bookouture
Availability: Amazon CA   


March 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Midwives of Lark Lane: An Absolutely Heartbreaking Historical Family Saga
Author(s): Pam Howes
Publisher: Hachette UK - Bookouture
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

December 2019 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Midwives of Lark Lane: An absolutely heartbreaking historical family saga
Author(s): Pam Howes
Publisher: Bookouture
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU