Jessie's Promise

Women at War Series

Book 1
Head of Zeus Ltd
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From the bestselling author of LIZZIE'S SECRET and LIZZIE'S WAR, a story about a resilient, strong woman surviving adversity post World War 1.

DEVON 1918. When Jessie Hale loses her nursing job at the end of the First World War, she leaves London to become the nurse maid to the Kendle family in Devon.

On arrival she finds the family in disarray. Captain Kendle is a loving father but is traumatised by the war and kept at arm's length by his frosty wife. When their elderly Nanny suffers a bad fall, Jessie has to try to bring the household together. Gradually Jessie finds her place in their lives, becoming devoted to Captain Kendle's lively son Jack, his lovely, but quiet daughter Catherine, as well his invalid Mother.

Jessie soon starts to love her life at Kendlebury Hall, but problems arise when her feelings for her employer start to change...

What people are saying about JESSIE'S PROMISE:

'A beautiful story very well written'

'I quickly got drawn into this book, the description made me realise how tough life in service was'

'Jessie's Promise is a book that HAS to be devoured this year'

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About the author

Rosie is happily married and lives in a quiet village in East Anglia. Writing books is a passion for Rosie, she also likes to read, watch good films and enjoys holidays in the sunshine. She loves shoes and adores animals, especially squirrels and dogs.

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Publisher
Head of Zeus Ltd
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Published on
1 Feb 2017
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Pages
288
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ISBN
9781784977177
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Historical / General
Fiction / Romance / Historical / General
Fiction / Sagas
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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