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A Store At War

(2019)
(The first book in the Marlow's series)
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Even in wartime, the customer comes first at Marlow's department store.

It's 1941, and young Lily Collins is starting work in Midlands department store Marlow's, whose gleaming facade has fascinated her since childhood.

As the air raid sirens blare, Lily learns the ropes from her sophisticated boss, Miss Frobisher, alongside shy fellow junior Gladys. But her burgeoning friendship with young salesman Jim draws her into a swirl of secrets within the store. And with the war progressing to crisis point, Cedric Marlow and his staff must battle nightly bombings and the absence of loved ones to keep going.

From a former writer of The Archers comes a novel that weaves together a powerful sense of community and a vivid evocation of a time when every man, woman and child was doing their bit.

Genre: Sagas

Praise for this book

"Cheerful and uplifting…I enjoyed it immensely." - Katie Fforde

"Jo writes with a sure hand and a light touch… It's a real page-turner with a spirited heroine who will worm her way into readers' hearts. A sparkling new voice in fiction." - Veronica Henry

"Highly recommended – an engrossing story with a charmingly forthright heroine." - Anna Jacobs


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December 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Store at War: A Gripping Wartime Drama From a Former Writer of The Archers
Author(s): Joanna Toye
ISBN: 0-00-829823-8 / 978-0-00-829823-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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January 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Store at War
Author(s): Joanna Toye
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January 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: A Store at War
Author(s): Joanna Toye
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon AU   


January 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: A Store at War
Author(s): Joanna Toye
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon CA   


January 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: A Store at War
Author(s): Joanna Toye
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon UK   


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January 2019 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Store at War: A heartwarming wartime drama from a former writer of The Archers
Author(s): Joanna Toye
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU