Darkest Before Dawn A Liverpool Family Saga The Todd family are strangers to city life when they move into a flat on the Scotland Road their previous home was a canal barge Harry gets a job as warehouse manager and his wife Martha works in a

  • Title: Darkest Before Dawn: A Liverpool Family Saga
  • Author: Katie Flynn
  • ISBN: 9780099486978
  • Page: 478
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Todd family are strangers to city life when they move into a flat on the Scotland Road their previous home was a canal barge Harry gets a job as warehouse manager and his wife, Martha, works in a grocer s shop, whilst Seraphina trains as a teacher, Angela works in Bunney s Department Store and young Evie starts at regular school.Then circumstances change and SeraphinThe Todd family are strangers to city life when they move into a flat on the Scotland Road their previous home was a canal barge Harry gets a job as warehouse manager and his wife, Martha, works in a grocer s shop, whilst Seraphina trains as a teacher, Angela works in Bunney s Department Store and young Evie starts at regular school.Then circumstances change and Seraphina takes a job as a nippy in Lyon s Corner House Customers vie for her favours, including an old friend, Toby.When war is declared the older girls join up, leaving Evie and Martha to cope with rationing, shortages, and the terrible raids on Liverpool which devastate the city Meanwhile, Toby is a Japanese POW, working on the infamous Burma railway and dreaming of SeraphinaDarkest Before Dawn is a warm passionate story that makes it easy to see why Katie Flynn is one of Britain s most popular saga writers.

    • Darkest Before Dawn: A Liverpool Family Saga BY Katie Flynn
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      Published :2019-07-05T19:31:46+00:00

    About "Katie Flynn"

    1. Katie Flynn

      Katie Flynn was born in Norwich and attended Norwich High School, where she was extremely happy and extremely undistinguished Published at the tender age of eight, in Enid Blyton s Sunny Stories, she joined a Writers Circle as an adult, publishing short stories, articles, etc only turning to novels in 1971 because the postal strike cut off her main source of income At first she wrote under several different names Saxton, Turner, Balmain but her Katie Flynn books were a delight to write and proved far popular than she had dreamed She has now published nearly ninety novels, twenty seven of which are Flynns Her most recent titles are Lost Days of Summer and Christmas Wishes.

    903 thoughts on “Darkest Before Dawn: A Liverpool Family Saga”


    1. Quite slow and gentle story, it took me a while to get into it, however I ended up really quite invested though I wasn't overly fond of the ending; it felt a little abrupt following the buildup. I usually like my books a bit snappier and can understand why some thought it was boring, however I found the characters to be engaging and the setting quite interesting.


    2. Great Brilliant page turning could not put it down so real l relived it from 1939. Thanks Katieom an old scouse


    3. This is a gentle heartwarming story about three girls and their mother who all find love. The girls are aged 18, 15 and 10 when World War 2 begins, and being set in Liverpool they go through the bombing raids and destruction. It might seem strange to describe a book set in a war as gentle but even though the author describes death and destruction its in a nongraphic way. The book is more about the girls who become women than about a war. Their mother too finds love after the girls father is kill [...]






    4. Very interesting story about family life in Liverpool during World War 2. It outlines the stresses and hardships experienced by those at home which has a happy ending.


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