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  • Published: 15 February 2012
  • ISBN: 9780099560470
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 464
  • RRP: $19.99

Far From Home




The second novel in the Beach View Boarding House series set in the Second World War.

September 1940.Staff Nurse Polly Brown has been granted a posting at Cliffehaven Memorial Hospital on the south coast to be near her badly injured husband, Jack. But her decision has meant that she has had to part with their beloved five-year-old daughter, Alice, who is travelling to safety in Canada. Polly’s heart is torn in two as she says good bye to Alice and heads to the Beach View Boarding House in Cliffehaven.

Here she befriends a young polish woman, Danuta, who has lost her entire family in the war. Although Danuta is a qualified nurse the matron at Cliffehaven Memorial refuses to believe her and she is forced to work there as a skivvy. And just as Polly is trying to come to terms with the fact that Jack is unlikely to survive his injuries, a telegram arrives at Beach View.The boat Alice was on has been torpedoed by a German U-boat…

  • Pub date: 15 February 2012
  • ISBN: 9780099560470
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 464
  • RRP: $19.99

About the Author

Ellie Dean

Ellie Dean lives in a tiny hamlet set deep in the heart of the South Downs in Sussex, which has been her home for many years and where she raised her three children. She is the author of the eleven Beach View Boarding House novels. Until You Come Home is the twelfth in this series.

To find out more visit www.ellie-dean.co.uk

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Praise for Far From Home

“THE SECOND CLIFFEHAVEN NOVEL BY SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR ELLIE DEAN It is 1940 and Staff Nurse Polly Brown has been granted a posting at Cliffehaven Memorial Hospital on the south coast to be near her badly injured husband, Adam. But her decision has meant that she has had to part with their beloved five-year-old daughter, Alice, who is travelling to safety in Canada.”

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