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A precious gift
A precious gift
Goodwin, Rosie2019
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Nuneaton, 1911. Holly Farthing's grandfather has always been strict but when he tries to force Holly to marry a widower twice her age she finally says no. Refusing to support her any longer Gilbert Mason gives Holly an ultimatum - marry Mr Dolby or leave. At just eighteen years old Holly flees to London, bringing her best friend and maid, Ivy, with her.In London, Holly searches for the father she's never met and begins nurse training in the local hospital where she meets the dashing Dr Parkin. Ivy joins the suffragette movement and is soon courted by a wealthy gentleman who Holly worries is too good to be true.When Dr Parkin proposes Holly finally feels like she'll have the family she so longs for. But soon after Holly discovers some news that means they can never be together. Throwing herself into her work Holly volunteers to nurse the soldiers on the front line and so, she heads to France.
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Beaumaris LibraryAdult FictionGOODAvailable
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