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By Brellend, Kay, author
Published Long Preston: Magna, 2019
432 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
Growing up in fear of their cruel, drunken father, Olivia Bone and her siblings haven't had an easy start in life. But when Livvie's fiancé Joe is killed...

By Heywood, John, author
Published Barnsley, South Yorkshire: Pen & Sword History, [2018]
xi, 180 pages : 24 cm
Almost all of us have happy memories of excursions and holidays spent beside the sea. For many, these will have included the Yorkshire coast which runs...

By Thornton, Margaret, 1934- author
Published Long Preston: Magna, 2019
330 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
1960. Having been firm friends ever since they met in a Blackpool boarding house five years before, Val, Cissie and Janice are all now happily married...

By Michaels, Sam, author
Published London: Head of Zeus, 2019
527 pages ; 20 cm
Georgina Garrett was born to be ruthless and she's about to earn her reputation. As World War One is announced a baby girl is born. Little do people know...

By Foley, Winifred, 1914-2009, author
Published Oxford: Soundings Audio Books, 2019
9 CDs (10 hr.) Unabridged edition
After her years in domestic service, Winifred Foley married and started a family. But, while scraping a living as a charwoman in a rundown north London...

By Thornton, Margaret, 1934- author
Published Long Preston: Magna, 2019
336 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
1957. Newly-wed Val Walker is looking forward to starting a family. Her best friend, the previously flighty Cissie, is expecting her second child, content...

By Mason, Maggie, 1945- author
Published Long Preston: Magna, 2019
438 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
Orphaned and destitute, will Grace find her own way in the world? When Grace's Ma passes away and her Da's ship sinks with all hands, Grace is utterly...

By Ford, Margaret, 1926- author
Published London: Pan Books, 2019
369 pages : 20 cm
A heartwarming, moving story of a young girl escaping hardship and coming of age in the Second World War

By Garner, Alan, 1934- author
Published London: 4th Estate, 2019
194 pages : 20 cm
In 'Where Shall We Run To?', Alan Garner remembers his early childhood in the Cheshire village of Alderley Edge: life at the village school as 'a sissy...

By Haslam, Dave, author
Published London: Constable, 2019
342 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : 20 cm
'Sonic Youth Slept on My Floor' is writer/DJ Dave Haslam's gloriously well-crafted memoir, documenting his encounters with inspiring characters including...
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