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The Red Cross Orphans

Glynis Peters

From the bestselling author of The Secret Orphan comes her brand new unputdownable historical fiction novel!

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

Book Details

  • Publisher: One More Chapter
  • Publish Date: Jul 5th, 2022
  • Pages: 384
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.22in - 6.27in - 1.33in - 1.37lb
  • EAN: 9780008523787
  • Categories: Historical - 20th Century - World War II & HolocaustRomance - Historical - 20th CenturyRomance - Military

About the Author

Peters, Glynis: -

Glynis Peters is a British author and writes WWII historical romance novels. She lives by the sea in Essex with her husband of forty-plus years, they have three adult children, and four grandchildren. Glynis is a retired NHS nurse.

When not writing she enjoys time out with her husband and family, card-making and walking Harry their lively Cockapoo. Her son lives with his family in Cochrane, Alberta, Canada, hence the Canadian heroes and characters in her books.

Praise for this book

Readers LOVE The Secret Orphan:

'Keeps you wanting to read into the small hours' Lisa, Goodreads

'The best and most beautiful book I've read in a long time' Brid, Netgalley

'Simply amazing' Rikki-Doodlebug's Book Reviews

'Captivated from beginning to end' Jessyca, Goodreads

'A gripping, page turner set in WWI ... Loved it' Amanda, Netgalley

'A real page turner ... You will find yourself in England during the war with a story that will stay with you' Lou, Goodreads

'A stunning novel and one that should be recommended' Postcard Reviews

'A must read for WWII historical fiction fans' Lizbeth, Goodreads

'One of my new favourite novels ... I love everything about this story' Ashley Murphy Reads

'The depiction of wartime life in the Coventry bombings and on a Cornish farm were realistic and compelling' Vivien Brown

'A story that I will remember for a long time to come' Shirley, Goodreads Reviewer

'Loved every minute of this hard to put down book ... highly recommend putting this on your reading list - especially if you love historical fiction and WWII' Roxane, Goodreads

'A must-read for anyone who loves historical fiction (especially World War II fiction) or romance' Kindred Connection Reviews