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Frontline is the story of an aristocrat's daughter who joins the war effort as a nurse. In a field hospital in rural France, she meets Will, a dockworker's son serving as a stretcher-bearer. As rumours of an armistice begin to circulate, so, too, does a mysterious respiratory illness that soldiers are referring to as the 'Spanish flu'.

©2021 Dr Hilary Jones (P)2021 Welbeck Publishing Group

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Truly incredible narration and wonderfully written

I liked everything about this book, getting to know the characters, understanding their heartache and joy during a time of devastation.
The description of the men and horses walking through the mud made me cry.

The narrators ability to switch accents so incredibly well made me feel like there were more than one person reading the book. The best narrator for me since Art Malik and the bee keeper of Allepo.

Dr Hilary Jones is a superb story teller and I can’t wait for his next novel.

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Powerful

Totally capturing the whole encompass of life and death during the First World War and the lives engaged and affected. Absolutely brilliant
Thank you Dr Hilary Jones for your methodical research to write this book

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pretty good read

Good story ,a little to much medical jargon .the characters were believable ,and I enjoyed the narration.

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Excellent first novel!

Just finished this on audible and thoroughly enjoyed it. Extremely well written and clearly narrated - I quickly engaged with the characters and enveloped myself in the story. A lot of interesting medical facts & figures from the time clever interwoven with historical events from WWI made this story all the more interesting and relatable. Dr Hilary has produced an excellent first novel & I’m thoroughly looking forward to the two follow up titles.

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Love amidst war and medicine

I loved this novel. Very, well written, brilliant!! Excellent book, sometimes harrowing but also beautiful too!!