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Snowflakes in the wind.

by Bradshaw, Rita [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Macmillan, 2016Edition: Main market ed.ISBN: 1447271599; 9781447271598.Subject(s): Single women -- Fiction. -- England -- London | World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction. -- Great Britain | World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction. -- Nurses | Women prisoners of war -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction | Thrillers (Fiction)|Summary: It's Christmas Eve 1920 when nine year old Abby Kirby's family is ripped apart by a terrible tragedy. Leaving everything she's ever known, Abby takes her younger brother and runs away to a tough, hard existence in the Border farming community. Years pass. Abby becomes a beautiful young woman and falls in love, but her past haunts her, casting dark shadows. Furthermore, in the very place she's taken refuge there is one who wishes her harm. With her heart broken, Abby decides to make a new life as a nurse. When WW2 begins, she volunteers as a QA and is sent overseas. However, life takes another unexpected and dangerous turn when she becomes a prisoner of the Japanese. It is then that Abby realizes whatever has gone before is nothing compared to what lies ahead ...
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It's Christmas Eve 1920 when nine year old Abby Kirby's family is ripped apart by a terrible tragedy. Leaving everything she's ever known, Abby takes her younger brother and runs away to a tough, hard existence in the Border farming community. Years pass. Abby becomes a beautiful young woman and falls in love, but her past haunts her, casting dark shadows. Furthermore, in the very place she's taken refuge there is one who wishes her harm. With her heart broken, Abby decides to make a new life as a nurse. When WW2 begins, she volunteers as a QA and is sent overseas. However, life takes another unexpected and dangerous turn when she becomes a prisoner of the Japanese. It is then that Abby realizes whatever has gone before is nothing compared to what lies ahead ...

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