The mother and baby home - Sheila Newberry

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Title
The mother and baby home
Author
Sheila Newberry
format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Zaffre
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20201112

A warm and charming new saga by Sheila Newberry, author of The Nursemaid's Secret and The Winter Baby, for fans of Call the Midwife. The perfect book to get cosy with this Christmas.Sunny
grew in the Mother and Baby Home on Grove Lane, London.The daughter of a
wartime nurse and a pilot, she was abandoned by her mother shortly after her birth and taken in by Nan, the warm and gentle proprietor of the home. Never having known her parents, Sunny has always
felt like she doesn't quite fit in, but now at sixteen-years-old, she is
ready to find her place in the world. Heading out to start her first
job, she finally feels she has some idea of who she wants to be.As
1950s London is changing at a rapid pace, so is Sunny. And
when someone from her past returns, Sunny has some tough decisions to
make. Decisions that could affect the rest of her life . . . - - - - Praise for Sheila Newberry 'The Forget-Me-Not Girl is a drama-packed and emotional saga full of nostalgia, warmth and charm.' The Lancashire Post'So gloriously nostalgic . . . a perfect example of her talent.' Maureen Lee, bestselling author of The Seven Streets of Liverpool'Like having dinner with your mother in her warm and cosy kitchen.' Diane Allen, bestselling author of For the Sake of Her FamilyReaders are already loving The Mother and Baby Home:'A lovely emotional book.' Netgalley reviewer 'A delightful read . . . will pull at your heartstrings.' Netgalley reviewer

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Sheila Newberry was born in Suffolk and spent a lot of time there both before and during the war. She wrote her first 'book' before she was ten
- all sixty pages of it - in purple ink. Her family was certainly
her inspiration and she was published for most of her adult life. She
spent forty years living in Kent with her husband John on a
smallholding. She had nine children, twenty-two grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Sheila retired back to Suffolk where she lived until her death in 2020.

Type
BOOK
Edition
Paperback original
Keyword Index
London (England) - History - 20th century - Fiction.
Country of Publication
England
Number of Pages
400

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