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Summary

It is 1914, and Eveleen Hardcastle, now in in her early 30s, has married Richard. As the First World War breaks out, Eveleen, a sophisticated young woman, is left to manage the factory while Richard goes off to fight for his country.

Eveleen's mother, Mary, has found happiness at last in her marriage to Josh. Her young granddaughter, Bridie, still lives at home, and is beautiful, but has a spirited, strong will which her grandmother finds hard to control. Bridie is secretly besotted with her godfather, Andrew, whom she is convinced she will marry when she is older.

While the war plays out, Bridie becomes a nurse, looking after wounded soldiers billeted in the local Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire stately homes and there finds a vocation that is both rewarding and gives her a maturity beyond her years....

©2003 Margaret Dickinson (P)2014 Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd

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A gripping story

This was a lovely sequel to Tangled Threads with the follow up of Bridie's life after Rebecca's death. Well done

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Twisted Strands is another great book

It certainly met my expectations. I would recommend this book. And fantastic hearing by this author and the narrator is great. Cannot wait to start another book by this author.

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A good book

What made the experience of listening to Twisted Strands the most enjoyable?

the story is easy to follow and characters are very likeable

What did you like best about this story?

the main character is strong and keeps the family going through 1 world war

Which scene did you most enjoy?

all of it

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

no to long for that I listen to it when I walk my dogs

Any additional comments?

If you like a good family book this is one for you