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Gunner Girls and Fighter Boys Audiobook

Gunner Girls and Fighter Boys

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Publisher's Summary

As London goes up in flames during the Blitz, two sisters from Bermondsey find their lives changed out of all recognition....

When a bombing raid destroys nearly everything she holds dear, May joins the ATS and becomes a gunner girl. Peggy, May's elder sister, is trapped in a stifling marriage, yet amid the chaos of war, a route to freedom beckons. From war will come hardship and tragedy as well as new, unexpected friendships and love affairs.

©2016 Mary Gibson (P)2016 W F Howes Ltd

What the Critics Say

Praise for Custard Tarts and Broken Hearts: "A cracking tale full of warmth and history." (Bella Magazine)

"A fabulous, fascinating read." (Vanessa Feltz)

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    Rosemarie 28/08/2016
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    "Excellent"

    I have listened to a few of Mary Gibson books, She has become one of my favourite authors, can't wait to start another, she seems to get the history as well as a great story, you can't fail but to enjoy.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    V. Davy 20/02/2017
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    "The right mix"

    Once I got into this book I found I didn't want it to end, warm characters, brought to life by Anne's reading. Good mix of factual info about the Ats roles, the training & positions the girls took, combined with real likeable main characters. Favourites May, and Granny Byron, and favourite description - the fairy ring.
    It would've been nice to have a sequel.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Mrs Carol Arnott 05/10/2016
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    "Excellent story with a superb narrater."

    This story gave me a wonderful and interesting insight to experiences of the war days and how people coped with various situations. A history lesson with a difference that I shall never forget. 5 star all round.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Cuckoosuzie Uk 03/10/2016
    Cuckoosuzie Uk 03/10/2016 Member Since 2014
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    "fabulously entertaining"

    This book is so well written even when you think you can guess what going to happen it has twists and twirls and keeps your interest throughout.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    prmiaj 04/07/2017
    prmiaj 04/07/2017 Member Since 2017
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    "interesting book"

    interesting. i have read a lot of historical novels based around war times but nothing that involved gunner girls. I didn't realise the dangers they experienced whilst trying to live their lives. good story ☺

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    Cec 25/06/2017
    Cec 25/06/2017 Member Since 2014
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    "really enjoyed "

    I replay bits of the story over and over again. As I enjoyed the Gunner Girl and Fighter Boys, so much. Pick on a whim, ended up such a brilliant listening book.

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    Mazza 19/05/2017
    Mazza 19/05/2017 Member Since 2017
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    "A story worth listening to"

    Anne Dover narrated this book perfectly! The listener got to know the characters easily. The story kept me and my husband entertained on many a long car journey. Beautifully written

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    Anonymous 19/04/2017
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    "Gunner girls and fighter boys"

    So very good love the story the brisk story ever wish it was longer loved all of it 5 stars

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