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Connie's Courage By Annie Groves

Connie's Courage
by Annie Groves

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When Connie Pride finds herself alone and pregnant in the roughest part of Liverpool after her lover Kieron deserts to find his fortune in America, she wonders miserably if she can go on. The odds are certainly stacked against her.
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Connie's Courage by Annie Groves

A stirring novel of passion, lost loves and one girl's determination to conquer the odds from the author of ELLIE PRIDE. When Connie Pride finds herself alone and pregnant in the rough courts of Liverpool, she despairs. Deserted by her lover, menaced by his bullying uncle, and too proud to ask her estranged family for help, there seems no hope. Rescued from the gutter, she is offered the chance to train as a nurse at the Poor Hospital. Life becomes a whirl of hard work and long shifts, but also lively evenings at the music hall with her fellow nurses and the newly drafted soldiers. Finally Connie has a purpose in life -- especially when the wounded of World War 1 start to arrive in their droves on the hospital wards. With a roof over her head and a steady wage, if she can stay out of trouble, the future looks brighter. Even love seems possible again ...But then a face from the violent past turns up to disrupt Connie's new life and shatter her dreams. All she has built up is threatened -- and she herself is in physical danger. It will take every ounce of the courage she possesses to overcome the odds -- and a little help from old friends and new ...

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Connie's Courage Reviews


PRAISE FOR ANNIE GROVES:'An engrossing story.' My Weekly'A stirring and heartrending family saga...Against a backdrop of change when the suffragette movement was coming to the fore, the choices and dreams of a generation of women combine to create this passionate story.' Liverpool Daily Post'Heartwrenching and uplifting in equal measure -- a tragic indictment of what can happen when you swap passion for duty. Roll on the sequel!' Take a Break Fiction Feast

About Annie Groves


Annie Groves lives in the North-West and has done so of all her life. This is the second in a series of novels about the adventures of the Pride family of Preston, which take place in the tumultuous years leading up to, during, and after the First World War, and for which she has drawn upon her own family's history, picked up from listening to her grandmother's stories when she was a child. Her grandmother's great pride in her hometown - Preston - inspired Annie when naming her fictional family.

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GOR001666601
Connie's Courage by Annie Groves
Annie Groves
Used - Very Good
Hardback
HarperCollins Publishers
2004-05-04
400
0007149565
9780007149568
N/A
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