Liverpool, May 1941. The worst week of the Blitz. Helen Forrester produces another moving novel set on Merseyside.
An extraordinary story of three brave women, each trying in her own way to deal with the brutal tide of destruction brought on by the air raids of the Second World War. There is Ellen – whose home is destroyed by bombs; Gwen, whose family absorbs all her time and energy; and Emmie, whose only fears are for the safety of her merchant seaman fiancé, far away in the South Atlantic. None of them were prepared for what would follow, when the air raid siren sounded for the first time on 1 May, 1941…
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Praise for Liverpool Miss:
‘Records of hardship during the Thirties or earlier are not rare; but this has features that make it stand apart’
‘The story of a young girl’s courage and perseverance against adversity… warm-hearted and excellent’
Manchester Evening News
Helen Forrester was born in Hoylake, Cheshire, the eldest of seven children. For many years, until she married, her home was Liverpool, a city that features prominently in her work. For many decades, she made her home with her husband and son in Alberta, Canada. Helen died in 2011 aged 92.
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