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The orphan thief

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When all seems lost... As Hitler's bombs rain down on a battered and beleaguered Britain, Ruby Shadwell is dealt the most devastating blow - her entire family lost during the Coventry Blitz. Hope still survives... Alone and with the city in chaos, Ruby is determined to survive this war and rebuild her life. And a chance encounter with street urchin Tommy gives Ruby just the chance she needs... And love will overcome. Because Tommy brings with him Canadian Sergeant Jean-Paul Clayton. Jean-Paul is drawn to Ruby and wants to help her, but Ruby cannot bear another loss. Can love bloom amidst the ruins? Or will the war take Ruby's last chance at happiness too?

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  • 1 of 3 copies available at OWWL.

Current holds

3 current holds with 3 total copies.
Location Call Number /
Shelving Location
Barcode Status /
Due Date
Palmyra Community Library PET PB (Text)
Adult New Fiction
52127300417761
Checked out
04/20/2020
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Red Jacket Community Library F PET (Text)
Adult Fiction
RJP0104758
Available
-
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
 : In Loving Memory of Gina Commisso-Clement
Wood Library Association - Canandaigua FIC PET (Text)
Adult New Materials
31846002874955
Checked out
03/07/2020
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780008384906
  • ISBN: 0008384908
  • ISBN: 9780008374648
  • ISBN: 0008374643
  • ISBN: 9780008374631
  • ISBN: 0008374635
  • Physical Description: 378 pages ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: [Glasgow] : One More Chapter, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes a Q&A with the author (pages 369-372) and an excerpt for The Secret Orphan (pages 375-378).
Summary, etc.:
When all seems lost... As Hitler's bombs rain down on a battered and beleaguered Britain, Ruby Shadwell is dealt the most devastating blow - her entire family lost during the Coventry Blitz. Hope still survives... Alone and with the city in chaos, Ruby is determined to survive this war and rebuild her life. And a chance encounter with street urchin Tommy gives Ruby just the chance she needs... And love will overcome. Because Tommy brings with him Canadian Sergeant Jean-Paul Clayton. Jean-Paul is drawn to Ruby and wants to help her, but Ruby cannot bear another loss. Can love bloom amidst the ruins? Or will the war take Ruby's last chance at happiness too?
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
England > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Romance fiction.
War fiction.


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