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61. The Runaway Children - Sandy Taylor

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London, 1942: Thirteen-year-old Nell and five-year-old Olive are being sent away from the devastation of the East End. As the sisters struggle to adjust to life as evacuees, they soon discover that living in the countryside isn’t always idyllic. When little Olive’s safety is threatened by a boy at Hackers Farm, they must run from danger and try to find their way home. Together they begin their perilous journey across bombed-out Britain; but when Nell falls ill, can she still protect her little sister from the war raging around them? And will they ever be reunited from the family they’ve been torn from?

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62. Bourbon Creams and Tattered Dreams - Mary Gibson

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Handsome Frank Rossi took Matty Gilbie away from her working class roots in East London and promised her fame and fortune. As his wife, she would be half of a power couple, adored by all. But the Wall Street Crash of 1929 puts paid to all that, and as Frank becomes more violent, Matty flees in the dead of night. Once home in Bermondsey, she goes into hiding and starts looking for work. But only Peak Freans, the hated biscuit factory, is hiring staff. Then, as a secret from her past comes back to haunt her, Matty learns that Frank is on the move, determined to find her and get her back.

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63. Gunner Girls and Fighter Boys - Mary Gibson

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As London goes up in flames during the Blitz, two sisters from Bermondsey find their lives changed out of all recognition... When a bombing raid destroys nearly everything she holds dear, May joins the ATS and becomes a gunner girl. Peggy, May's elder sister, is trapped in a stifling marriage yet amid the chaos of war, a route to freedom beckons. From war will come hardship and tragedy, as well as new, unexpected friendships and love affairs.

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64. The Little Runaways - Cathy Sharp

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When little Terry and Nancy arrive at the door of St Saviour's Children's Home, they seem shell-shocked after being orphaned in the fire that killed their parents. Terry is terribly damaged by his experiences, though the concerned staff, especially Angela Morton, suspect that there is something more sinister behind his disturbing behaviour. Angela shares her anxieties with Mark Adderbury, a psychiatrist volunteering at the home. They've grown closer recently but Angela feels that Mark needs more from her than she can give. Then why does she feel so jealous at the arrival of Staff Nurse Carole, who seems to have captured Mark’s attention?

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65. The Workhouse Children - Lindsey Hutchinson

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When Cara Flowers' beloved grandmother dies she leaves not only an enormous fortune, but also a huge responsibility – to find their estranged family. Cara's quest leads her to the doors of the imposing Bilston workhouse, where families are torn apart with no hope of a better life. Shocked by the appalling conditions, Cara vows to find a way to close the workhouse and rescue its residents. Fraught by countless hurdles, her mission becomes personal when she is left asking why was she raised by her grandmother, and what has her missing mother got to do with the looming workhouse?

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66. The Soldier's Bride - Maggie Ford

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Torn between love and duty...Letty Bancroft longs to be married but her father has other ideas - he wants his daughter to stay at home and help run his East End shop.

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67. The Farmer's Daughter - Mary Nichols

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June, 1944: Since her father's stroke, Jean has been trying to run her parents' farm almost single-handedly and is in desperate need of help. Karl, a German prisoner of war, turns out to be just what she needs. He is polite and hardworking, but is he more than that? Fraternisation with prisoners is forbidden, but as the weeks and months pass, Jean and Karl become closer - much to the dismay of Jean’s family and Karl's compatriots. Can their love have a future when it seems every hand is against them?

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68. The Throwaway Children - Diney Costeloe

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Rita and Rosie Stevens are only nine and five years old when their widowed mother marries a violent bully called Jimmy Randall and has a baby boy with him. Under pressure from her new husband, she is persuaded to send the girls to an orphanage - not knowing that the papers she has signed will entitle them to do what they like with the children. And it is not long before the powers that be decide to send a consignment of orphans to their sister institution in Australia. Among them - without their family's consent or knowledge - are Rita and Rosie, the throwaway children.

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