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Edie’s Home for Strays

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What to expect

‘A real page-turner full of wartime friendships, hope and love’ NetGalley reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

On the Home Front, one girl is determined to make a difference.

But Edie’s hopes of serving overseas are dashed when she’s sent to be a Land Girl in a sleepy Cumbrian village.

Prue has shut the world out since her son went away to fight. Yet when she’s asked to take in a Land Girl and two little evacuees from London, she has no choice.

Edie’s heart breaks, seeing the children’s cold welcome. But when the evacuees take in a stray puppy, even Prue can’t say no.

It’s not long before Edie realises Applefield Manor could become a sanctuary to all those without a home in wartime. But can she persuade Prue to open her heart, and her home?

A moving, uplifting wartime story that fans of Dilly Court and Kitty Neale will love.

Readers are swept away by Edie’s Home for Strays:

‘A plucky heroine whose heart embraces any stray animal amidst a cast of believable characters you can’t help caring for – this is a moving story of friendship and love set against the backdrop of the Second World War’ Molly Green, author of A Sister’s Courage

‘A lovely heartwarming story that keeps you interested right till the end’ NetGalley reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘An unputdownable, uplifting read which will tug at your heartstringsRosie Hendry, author of The Mother’s Day Club

‘A very feel-good story illustrating great British spirit! A brilliant conclusion that had tears of sadness and joy running down my face’ NetGalley reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘I loved this book – it was so lovely to read and different from other wartime books I’ve read recently’ NetGalley reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Critics Review

  • ‘A plucky heroine whose heart embraces any stray animal amidst a cast of believable characters you can’t help caring for – this is a moving story of friendship and love set against the backdrop of the Second World War’ Molly Green, author of A Sister’s Courage

    ‘An unputdownable, uplifting read which will tug at your heartstringsRosie Hendry, author of The Mother’s Day Club

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