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The Nurses of Lark Lane

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

 
 

Can she follow her dreams – against all the odds?


Liverpool, 1955. With her abusive husband drinking all her wages, Alice faces a daily struggle to provide for her family. Her eldest daughter Cathy has always longed to be a nurse, but when the family’s poverty means she’s forced to leave school and get a job – without the qualifications she needs – it looks like her dreams are over.

But Cathy isn’t willing to give up without a fight, and with the support of old friend – and new love – Gianni, she manages to secure a place as a cadet nurse, learning as she works.

Cathy knows that without her around, her mam must stand up to her violent husband alone – and that with less money coming in, Alice will be in danger of losing everything. What’s more, since nursing students must be unmarried, and Gianni is desperate to settle down, it’s not just her mam who hopes that Cathy will come home…

Can Cathy find a way to have it all, or will becoming a nurse mean leaving her family – and love – behind her?

The Nurses of Lark Laneis a heart-breaking saga about a family’s battle to survive. If you love Nadine Dorries, Diney Costeloe and Donna Douglas, you won’t want to miss Pam Howes!

An earlier version of this book was previously published as Cathy’s Clown. This edition contains significant editorial revisions.

Readers love The Nurses of Lark Lane!


I cannot recommend this book or this series highly enough. I have loved each and every one… May I just say that a pack of tissues would be advisable… A first class read, taken back in time with fantastic characters. Written beautifully.’ I Love Reading, 5 stars

From the first page right up until the final page I was glued to this book. A massive massive five star read for me.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars

Had me hooked from the first page… Pam Howes has put her life and soul into this and I recommend that everyone reads this, you won’t want it to end.’ NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

‘An engaging, page-turnerloved Cathy’s journey and didn’t want it to endSo compelling, it leaves me desperate for more.Highly recommended.’ By The Letter Book Reviews, 5 stars

Gripped me from the first pagea heartwarming story and there were some tearful moments thrown in. The book moved at a great paceemotional, touching and filled with love, loss, family and friendships!... Definitely recommend.’ Stardust Book Reviews

Absolutely lovely read. The type of saga that draws me rightin to the characters and their lives in their hometown. Will be grabbing all the books by this author.’ NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

‘I loved it and didn't want it to end. Five stars, well done to Pam Howes.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars

‘I loved the two previous books and this one was amazing. Thank you, Pam Howes!... What a wonderful ending.’ NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

A really lovely story that comes to life care of the author’s lovely writing style.’ NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

Absolutely love this series and this book is no exception, a great insight into the post-war years.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars

Genre: Sagas

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Used availability for Pam Howes's The Nurses of Lark Lane

Paperback Editions

June 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Nurses of Lark Lane: A heartbreaking Liverpool saga
Author(s): Pam Howes
ISBN: 1-78681-473-0 / 978-1-78681-473-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bookouture
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

June 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Nurses of Lark Lane: Lark Lane 3
Author(s): Pam Howes
Publisher: Rosa Audiobooks
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June 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Nurses of Lark Lane: Lark Lane 3
Author(s): Pam Howes
Publisher: Rosa Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon AU   


June 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Nurses of Lark Lane: Lark Lane 3
Author(s): Pam Howes
Publisher: Rosa Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon CA   


June 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Nurses of Lark Lane: Lark Lane 3
Author(s): Pam Howes
Publisher: Rosa Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   


June 2019 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Nurse of Lark Lane
Author(s): Pam Howes
ISBN: 1-5288-6759-9 / 978-1-5288-6759-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audio Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

June 2019 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Nurses of Lark Lane: A heartbreaking Liverpool saga
Author(s): Pam Howes
Publisher: Bookouture
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU