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The secret orphan / Glynis Peters.

By: Peters, Glynis [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : HarperImpulse, 2019Description: 390 pages ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9780008300951.Other title: Orphan.Subject(s): Orphans -- England -- Fiction | Guardian and ward -- Fiction | Air pilots -- Fiction | Secrecy -- Fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction | Man-woman relationships -- Fiction | Cornwall (England : County) -- FictionGenre/Form: Love stories. | Historical fiction.DDC classification: 823.92 Action note: Romance Historical.Summary: "As the Nazis' relentless bombs fall during the Blitz of Coventry, six-year-old Rose Sherbourne finds herself orphaned and under the guardianship of a Cornish farmer's daughter, Elenor Cardew. Elenor knows that the only way to protect spirited Rose is to leave the city and make a new life for themselves away from harm. But soon Elenor discovers that Hitler's firestorm is not the only thing she must fear when she learns a devastating secret about Rose... With Rose's life in imminent danger, Elenor turns to the only person she can trust to keep the deadly secret, heroic Canadian pilot, Jackson St John. And amidst the destruction of war, an unlikely romance blossoms as they find a way to protect the child they have both grown to love... and each other."--
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This is a stunning and memorable page-turner of love, loss and resilience for fans of The Tattooist of AuschwitzThe USA Today bestseller Keep her secret Keep her safe On the 14th November 1940, Hitler's bombs rain down on Coventry. From the rubble of a bombed-out family home, a young girl is saved... As the Nazis' relentless bombs fall during the Blitz of Coventry, six-year-old Rose Sherbourne finds herself orphaned and under the guardianship of a Cornish farmer's daughter, Elenor Cardew. Elenor knows that the only way to protect spirited Rose is to leave the city and make a new life for themselves away from harm. But soon Elenor discovers that Hitler's firestorm is not the only thing she must fear when she learns a devastating secret about Rose... With Rose's life in imminent danger, Elenor turns to the only person she can trust to keep the deadly secret, heroic Canadian pilot, Jackson St John. And amidst the destruction of war, an unlikely romance blossoms as they find a way to protect the child they have both grown to love...and each other. Readers LOVE The Secret Orphan: 'Keeps you wanting to read into the small hours' Lisa, Goodreads 'The best and most beautiful book I've read in a long time' Brid, Netgalley 'Simply amazing' Rikki-Doodlebug's Book Reviews 'Captivated from beginning to end' Jessyca, Goodreads 'A gripping, page turner set in WWII ... Loved it' Amanda, Netgalley

Originally published: in ebook format. 2018.

"As the Nazis' relentless bombs fall during the Blitz of Coventry, six-year-old Rose Sherbourne finds herself orphaned and under the guardianship of a Cornish farmer's daughter, Elenor Cardew. Elenor knows that the only way to protect spirited Rose is to leave the city and make a new life for themselves away from harm. But soon Elenor discovers that Hitler's firestorm is not the only thing she must fear when she learns a devastating secret about Rose... With Rose's life in imminent danger, Elenor turns to the only person she can trust to keep the deadly secret, heroic Canadian pilot, Jackson St John. And amidst the destruction of war, an unlikely romance blossoms as they find a way to protect the child they have both grown to love... and each other."--

Romance Historical.

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