Three Women of Liverpool
Liverpool, May 1941. The worst week of the Blitz. Helen Forrester produces another moving novel set on Merseyside. An extraordinary story of three brave women, each trying in her own way to deal with the brutal tide of destruction brought on by the air raids of the Second World War.
There is Ellen – whose home is destroyed by bombs; Gwen, whose family absorbs all her time and energy; and Emmie, whose only fears are for the safety of her merchant seaman fiance, far away in the South Atlantic. None of them were prepared for what would follow, when the air raid siren sounded for the first time on 1 May, 1941…
The Latchkey Kid
Mrs Olga Stych, daughter of an Ukrainian immigrant, has finally made it to the top of her social pyramid. But in doing so she has neglected her son and made many enemies. So when her moment of decline arrives, it is greeted with joy by her rivals.