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The heartwarming and moving new Wartime Midwives story of three fascinating women fighting to keep the doors of Mary Vale Home open to mothers and their children....

Perfect for fans of Katie Flynn, Nancy Revell and Call the Midwife.

Lake District, 1942: the women at Mary Vale Mother and Baby Home must pull together during their darkest hour....

But this is not easy when three very different women walk through its doors.

Sybil would rather be anywhere else. She hoped to spend the season in London, but an unexpected pregnancy soon put paid to those plans.

While poor Rosie arrives with her two children in tow - their lives torn apart after their house was bombed.

And when new midwife Edith joins, it's clear she has her own secrets to hide.

Then one day Mary Vale faces the ultimate threat, requisition by the army, and the mothers and midwives must find comfort and friendship in one another.

But can they also find the strength to fight for their home?

©2021 Daisy Styles (P)2021 Penguin Audio

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  • Mrs Cashmore
  • 11-05-21

wonderful to listen to

this is one of those books once started you can't wait to hear what happens next

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  • Sarah Witts
  • 10-28-21

Another fantastic story

This is the 3rd book in the series about Mary Vale Home.
An insight into life during the war.

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  • Honeybee
  • 09-20-21

Hard to stop listening!

I loved this book and got through it in about 3 sittings. Brilliant story and enchanting characters

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  • Vicky
  • 08-04-21

Feels unfinished

Like the second book in this series there are 'holes' in this segment, what's worse is it feels unfinished.
There are characters in the 2nd book that you feel would become part of the whole story series, and you feel you want to know what happens to them next, but there is no reference to them.
As to the end it feels like it just finishes, no rounding up like previously, no conclusion to some of the threads, hopefully these will be tied of in the next book.
Just doesn't have the Daisy Styles polish I've felt in previous works.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-20-21

Good feel book!

As usual great book in the series. It’s a pity that some blasphemy is used at the beginning

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