Connie's Courage #2 Pride Family [used book]

By: Annie Groves

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A stirring novel of passion, lost loves and one girl's determination to conquer the odds from the author of Ellie Pride. When Connie Pride finds herself alone and pregnant in the rough courts of Liverpool, she despairs. Deserted by her lover, menaced by his bullying uncle, and too proud to ask her estranged family for help, there seems no hope. Rescued from the gutter, she is offered the chance to train as a nurse at the Poor Hospital. Life becomes a whirl of hard work and long shifts, but also lively evenings at the music hall with her fellow nurses and the newly drafted soldiers. Finally Connie has a purpose in life - especially when the wounded of World War 1 start to arrive in their droves on the hospital wards. With a roof over her head and a steady wage, if she can stay out of trouble, the future looks brighter. Even love seems possible again ... But then a face from the violent past turns up to disrupt Connie's new life and shatter her dreams. All she has built up is threatened and she herself is in physical danger. It will take every ounce of the courage she possesses to overcome the odds - and a little help from old friends and new ... About the Author Annie Groves has always lived in the North-West of England. She is the author of Ellie Pride, Connie's Courage and Hettie of Hope Street, a series of novels for which she drew on her own family's history, picked up from listening to her grandmother's stories as a child. Her most recent novels, including Goodnight Sweetheart, Some Sunny Day, The Grafton Girls, As Time Goes By and Across the Mersey, are based on wartime recollections from members of her family who come from the city of Liverpool. Annie Groves also writes under the name Penny Jordan, an internationally best-selling author of over 170 novels with sales of over 84 million copies.

Title: Connie's Courage #2 Pride Family [used book]

Author Name: Annie Groves

Categories: Historical,

Publisher: UK, Harper Collins: 2004

ISBN Number: 000786986X

ISBN Number 13: 9780007869862

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Good

Type: Book

Size: A-format

Kg: 1.00 Kg

Seller ID: 001122