A brand new novel from the bestselling author Katie Flynn. This is book one in her brilliant series about a young girl trying to make her way in war-torn Liverpool.
Liverpool, August 1940
As the Luftwaffe turns its attention to Liverpool, Shane Quinn decides to move his family back to the safety of Ireland. But his only child, the beautiful Dana, refuses point blank. She would rather stay and serve her country than flee to a foreign land.
Determined to make it on her own and defy her father’s wishes, she heads to the city, only to have the door slammed in her face over and over again. Lonely and exhausted, she finally reaches the last lodging house on Staple Row. A young girl named Patty answers the door and much to Dana’s relief, she is invited in. They quickly become firm friends and together they join the WAAF. It is here where they meet girls from all walks of life - some kind, while others downright rude.
So begins a journey through the hardships of war where both girls will need their friendship more than ever. And when Dana discovers a terrible secret about her past, she will realise just how important family is too…
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About the Author
The legacy of Katie Flynn lives on through her daughter, Holly Flynn, who continues to write under the Katie Flynn name. Holly worked as an assistant to her mother for many years and together they co-authored a number of Katie Flynn novels, including Christmas at Tuppenny Corner.
Holly lives in the north east of Wales with her husband Simon and their two children. When she’s not writing she enjoys walking her two lurchers, Sparky and Snoopy, in the surrounding countryside, and cooking forbidden foods such as pies, cakes and puddings! She looks forward to sharing many more Katie Flynn stories, which she and her mother devised together, with readers in the years to come.