The Leaving of Liverpool

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At the close of the First World War, two sisters’ battles are only just beginning…

The Leaving of Liverpool is a poignant saga about the friendship between sisters, the threat of dangerous men and the promise of true love in post-World War I Liverpool.

It is 1919. Liverpool has been devastated by World War I. But at last the war is over. Emily Parkinson goes back into service and enjoys the return to normality. But her sister Phoebe-Anne has ideas beyond her station. Working as a lady’s maid, Phoebe-Ann hopes that one day she will be more than just a friend to her mistress’s shell-shocked brother James Mercer.

When Emily is brutally attacked, the sisters’ lives come close to ruin. Phoebe-Ann is forced to leave the Mercer household and falls into the arms of notorious Jake Malone. But as Emily recovers it seems that Phoebe-Anne might just be able to escape the mistakes of her past after all . . .

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