Spitfire Girl

Random House
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1940. The height of the Blitz.

In London, eighteen-year-old Susan Banks longs to do her duty in the war. Her secret ambition is to learn to fly - to serve her country and realise her dream. But she knows it is out of the question for a girl like her; a foundling, unwanted and unloved and dependent on strangers for her welfare.

Just as she fears she will be trapped forever in a life of servitude and loneliness, she meets Tony Richards, a flying instructor based in Hampshire. And when she is forced to flee London, she heads out into the country. She is taken in by the kindly landlord of the local inn and his daughter. As Susan works hard to earn her keep, and her friendship with Tony - now recalled to duty - blossoms into love, she dares to hope that things are at last looking up for her. But then she receives devastating news - Tony is missing in action. And Susan wonders if she'll ever see the man she loves again and realise her dream of becoming a Spitfire girl...

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About the author

Lily Baxter lives in Dorset. She is the author of Poppy's War and We'll Meet Again. She also writes under the name of Dilly Court.
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Publisher
Random House
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Published on
Jul 7, 2011
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Pages
480
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ISBN
9781446456231
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Romance / General
Fiction / Romance / Historical / 20th Century
Fiction / Sagas
Fiction / War & Military
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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