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Daughters of War

(2018)
(The second book in the War Nurses series)
A novel by

 
 
An emotional tale of wartime love and sacrifice, inspired by an incredible true story... As a teenager in Chicago, May always dreamed of travelling the world. So when she meets handsome George Turner, she jumps at the chance to return to London as his wife. Ten years later, May is wondering if she's made a terrible mistake.It's 1914 and war has been declared in Europe. All around, brave young men are being called up to serve. George, banned from conscription himself, has taken to the bottle, and May suspects he's seeing other women too. She longs for a way to escape.The chance comes when May meets veteran nurse Elsie, who persuades May to join the war effort. May knows nothing of nursing - it will be difficult, dangerous work, but her heart is telling her it's the right thing to do.But then George does the unthinkable and May's future is put at risk. Will she have to make the impossible choice between duty to her family and her promise to the soldiers on the front line? And can she live with the consequences if her husband goes through with what he's threatening to do?A gripping wartime drama, perfect for fans of Soraya M. Lane, Daughters of the Night Sky and Kathryn Hughes.

Readers absolutely love Lizzie Page:

'I couldn't put this book down. Reading about the raw details of war time events was quite emotional ... a gritty, raw and touching novel which left me wanting more... Such a wonderful, wonderful book. Loved it.' The Writing Garnet, 5 stars'I blinking well loved it... really did put me through the emotional wringer and I felt a lump in my throat on more than one occasion... I absolutely loved reading this heart-wrenching but incredibly moving tale about the horrors of war and how strong friendships can be formed under the most trying of circumstances.' Ginger Book Geek, 5 stars'I absolutely loved this beautifully written book, and was so absorbed in the story that I did not want it to end... This is a book to savour... A poignant, absolutely stunning tale, one of the best books set during the war that I have had the pleasure of reading - very highly recommended.' Renita D'Silva'All the stars and full marks to the author for a most fascinating, high calibre, superbly written read. I literally couldn't put it down.' Mrs Bloggs The Average Reader'A great book full of friendship and hope during the war. Lizzie has written a compelling book bringing many emotions to the surface. A brilliant saga novel. Can't wait for the next one.' Chells and Books'A brilliant read... truly raw and emotional throughout... it's impossible to put the book down. Just a wonderful, emotional read that I won't forget in a hurry.' Michelle's Book Cave'An impressively written tale of love, friendship, courage... I was blown away by this outstanding historical novel.' Bookish Jottings, 5 stars'Lizzie Page has done an amazing job at breathing life into two characters who ought to be better known for their fearless and heroic acts... an incredible story and I was hooked by it from beginning to end.' Short Books and Scribes, 5 stars'At times I had to suspend disbelief - only to later find that the unbelievable things were true. Because Mairi and Elsie really did exist - and Page breathes life into their story.' Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars'Completely spellbinding - I absolutely loved it. The storyline is wonderful and the characters just bounce off the page. I love how she's captured the essence of the time.' Elizabeth Gill, bestselling author of Nobody's Child'A very good read... I was amazed at what both women did during the war... An inspiring and eye-opening book.' Goodreads reviewer

Genre: Sagas

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Paperback Editions

November 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Daughters of War: A gripping historical novel of love and loss (The War Nurses)
Author(s): Lizzie Page
ISBN: 1-78681-622-9 / 978-1-78681-622-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bookouture
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

June 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: Daughters of War
Author(s): Lizzie Page
ISBN: 0-655-60606-8 / 978-0-655-60606-2
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


June 2019 : MP3 CD
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Title: Daughters of War (War Nurses)
Author(s): Lizzie Page
ISBN: 0-655-60672-6 / 978-0-655-60672-7
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


April 2019 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Daughters of War: 2
Author(s): Lizzie Page
ISBN: 1-4894-9529-0 / 978-1-4894-9529-7 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


April 2019 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Daughters of War: 2
Author(s): Lizzie Page
ISBN: 1-4894-9530-4 / 978-1-4894-9530-3 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

November 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Daughters of War: A gripping historical novel of love and loss
Author(s): Lizzie Page
Publisher: Bookouture
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU