They were at war with Germany . . .
Yet as the horror of the Blitz tests the indomitable East End spirit to its limit, life goes on much as before, Annie, Hettie and George keep the Duke of Wellington open amidst almost daily bombings, a haven of normality for all their friends. Tommy O'Hagan struggles to hide a secret and forbidden love - until disaster looms; Sadie and Walter Davidson try to adjust as they send their young sons off on the evacuees' train from Waterloo; and Sadie's daughter Maggie, spirited, beautiful and sixteen, falls in love for the first time, setting off a chain of events even she could never have dreamt of.
The third book in Jenny Oldfield's compelling series brings the hardship and warmth of life in the East End during the Blitz achingly to life.
Paradise Court marks the start of an unforgettable saga of life in London's East End - a glorious, heart-warming story of ordinary people set against the backdrop of the Great War, ending in breathtaking suspense as life is held, literally, in the balance . . .
Duke Parsons resolutely serves his customers long after last orders are called - until a court order brutally spells out the end of an era at the Duke of Wellington.
And what of other members of the Parsons family - Ernie and Rob, Jess and Maurice, and Sadie, now a spirited and beautiful young woman, battling for her independence? The rules of life in this close-knit community have always been simple. While Sadie's headstrong nature catapults her and the family into heartache and ultimately tragedy, the rest of Paradise Court joins forces to reinstate Duke in his rightful place behind the bar, regardless of how unconventional the means.
Kirstie Scott adores all of her horses, but Lucky is her favorite. She is devastated when Lucky suddenly falls ill and no one can figure out what's wrong with him. Desperate for answers, Kirstie takes Lucky deep into the Rockies to find a reclusive but legendary horse doctor before she loses her beloved friend. Will this mysterious doctor be able to save Lucky? Or will Kirstie have to say good-bye to the horse she loves the most?
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About the Series:
Kirstie Scott lives with her family at Half Moon Ranch where her entire life is consumed by an undying love for horses. She finds the wild and dangerous terrain enticing and spends her afternoons riding through the tall forests and deep canyons. Kirstie always finds adventure in nature and never has a dull day.
Join Kirstie and her friends for four more action-packed adventures in this popular horse series.
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With mixed excitement and trepidation, the girls agree to look after the orphaned lamb, Snowdrop. But it's only January, and as snow falls, the farm is cut off. Now the girls are in sole charge and Snowdrop falls ill. They call the vet who offers no solution except patience and tender loving care. Lexi and Lily prepare for an overnight vigil ...
Humour and suspense are plentiful in the fourth gripping 'Muddy Paws' story for confident readers.