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As war rages, can the Land Girls still enjoy the magic of Christmas? Set during the Second World War this is a wonderful, festive tale of friendship, romance and triumph over adversity set in wartime Yorkshire, perfect for fans of Donna Douglas and Daisy Styles.

‘Calling All Women!’

It’s 1941 and as the Second World War rages on, girls from all over the country are signing up to the Women’s Land Army. Renowned for their camaraderie and spirit, it is these brave women who step in to take on the gruelling farm work from the men conscripted into the armed forces.

When Yorkshire mill girl Una joins the cause, she wonders how she’ll adapt to country life. Luckily she’s quickly befriended by more experienced Land Girls Brenda and Grace. But as Christmas draws ever near, the girls’ resolve is tested as scandals and secrets are revealed, lovers risk being torn apart, and even patriotic loyalties are called into question . . .

With only a week to go until the festivities, can the strain of wartime still allow for the magic of Christmas?
A wonderful, festive tale of friendship, romance and triumph over adversity that fans of Daisy Styles, Donna Douglas and Call the Midwife will adore.

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Vibrant and heart-warming, Jenny Holmes makes Chapel Street come alive.

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Gritty and uplifting, it's a tale of triumph over adversity

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780552173667

    November 15, 2017

    Corgi

    RRP $15.99

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  • EBook

    9781473542334

    November 2, 2017

    Transworld Digital

    448 pages

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