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The Rainbow Years - Rita Bradshaw

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Published: 1st January 2006
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Born during World War 1, Amy Shawe gets off to a bad start as her unmarried mother dies in the 1919 flu epidemic and Amy is only spared the workhouse because her uncle grudgingly takes her in. Her cousin torments her as she grows up and when she gets the chance to marry a rather older and apparently loving man she seizes the chance to escape what is becoming a dangerous situation.

Tragically she's gone from the frying pan into the fire and endures some difficult years with a violent husband, made bearable only by the arrival of a baby. When tragedy strikes, she joins the WAAF at the start of WWII; in her new life she keeps her marriage a secret and eventually falls in love with a Spitfire pilot, Nick.

Her chance of happiness with him seems to be blighted, though, when fate compels her to care for her now ailing husband: but her suffering has not, in the end, been in vain, and Nick will be waiting when the time is right.

About the Author

Rita Bradshaw was born in Northamptonshire, where she still lives today with her husband, their children and two dogs. She has written many successful novels under a pseudonym and several delightful sagas under her own name.

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    ISBN: 9780755380503
    ISBN-10: 0755380509
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 432
    Published: 1st January 2006