A journey into war, but not one she’ll take alone…
Orphan Kitty Pattison is young, naïve and ready to do her bit for the war effort when she volunteers with the Red Cross and pledges to help those most in need. It’s one of the most nerve-wracking moments of her life, but then she meets fellow volunteers Joan Norfolk and Trixie Dunn, and a bond of friendship is forged in the fire of life on the wards during the Blitz.
Days are spent nursing injured soldiers back to life and nights are spent anticipating bombs falling from the sky and then trawling through the wreckage to save who she can, but the light and laughter she finds with Jo and Trix see Kitty through the darkest hours.
And when Kitty starts growing closer to handsome Canadian doctor Michael McCarthy, it’s her friends who help her to find the courage to realise that no matter what has happened or what is to come, we all deserve love…
This stunning new historical novel from the internationally bestselling The Secret Orphan takes readers on an emotional journey and follows in the footsteps of the brave women who volunteered with the Red Cross during the Second World War.Readers LOVE The Red Cross Orphans:
‘Wow, what a page turner. Just loved this book, sleep was unimportant whilst reading it’ Elaine
‘Make sure you have lots of tissues handy as I sobbed most of the way through it’ Karyn
‘A marvellous historical novel set during World War II on the home front. I was completely consumed’ Julia
‘The incredibly drawn background of a country at war, rich with historical detail, this book is definitely a must read for fans of World War Two fiction – or, indeed, those who adore a great love story’ Jane
‘First time reading this author and what an outstandingly poignant tale’ Jeanie
‘What an emotional book…I felt like I was actually in the storyline’ Angela
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About the Author
Glynis Peters is a British author. She lives by the sea in Essex with her husband of forty-plus years. They have three adult children, and Glynis is a retired NHS nurse.
When not writing she enjoys fishing, cross-stitch, playing with her granddaughters who live nearby and visiting her son and his family in Vancouver, Canada.
Her first WWII historical novel is the USA Today and Globe & Mail bestseller, The Secret Orphan.