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Summary

August 1941: As war sweeps across Britain and millions of men enlist, women must fight the battle on the home front. Fran always thought she would marry her childhood sweetheart and live in Massingham, the beloved pit village she has always called home. But the opening of a munitions factory in the north-east of England presents a new opportunity. Against her father's wishes and with best friends Sarah and Beth by her side, Fran signs up to join the ranks of women at the factory. It's dangerous work, but the friends discover that their lives are only just beginning.

©2019 Annie Clarke (P)2019 Oakhill Publishing

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Worst ww2 fiction book I think was ever written

I can't say if the hole book is as bad as chapters 1 -5 as I couldn't bare anymore the story is about people having a conversation with a goal put that they work down strange boring and totally pointless

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Girls on the home front.

Could not enjoy this at all the voices sounded so mixed up bit of Durham mixed with Welsh twang and loud shouting. Lost me after chapter 4 sorry nothing at all enjoyable

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Terrific

This book is hilarious and as a southern softie I have loved learning the words of the north like the marrows “marras “ It is also lovely to see the “marras “ are not ashamed to show their feelings where their women are concerned. Can’t wait to read another book from this author.

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Top read.

A wonderful story. Look forward to part two. Love it to the absolute end

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Lovely story

A well written and balanced book. Not usually my kind of thing but thoroughly enjoyed
Great characters and you could imagine their lives
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