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Dare to Dream

(2019)
(The second book in the Percy Place series)
A novel by

 
 
Georgina Corrigan is worried. The first women sent to her Percy Place home by the BOBs - an organisation which supports women escaping difficult home lives - are ready to step out into the world again. Some have found opportunities in Dublin, others will travel across the sea to New York.

Will those travelling to America find employment with the Harvey Company? Thousands try every year to become Harvey Girls - young women who serve in restaurants and hotels set up to serve travellers on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railway line. Will they be successful when so many fail?

Meanwhile, at home complications multiply. Georgina is surprised when a strange young man appears, claiming the BOBs have sent him - but shocked when he reveals why. Then Flora Kilroy escapes a life of virtual slavery and appears on Georgina's doorstep, claiming to be a relative. What can Georgina do? She is helping strangers - she can't turn family away.

As the people who serve in the house struggle to meet the demands of each new arrival, Georgina wonders if she will ever know peace again.

The women of Percy Place greet each new day with fortitude. Failure is not an option. They are determined that they can, and will, not only survive but thrive.

Genre: Historical

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Used availability for Gemma Jackson's Dare to Dream

Paperback Editions

March 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Dare to Dream: The Percy Place Series: 2
Author(s): Gemma Jackson
ISBN: 1-78199-805-1 / 978-1-78199-805-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Poolbeg Press Ltd
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

March 2019 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Dare To Dream (The Percy Place Series Book 2)
Author(s): Gemma Jackson
Publisher: Poolbeg Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU