But frank is still pursuing her and Corin has his own problems. When her german employers are interned because of the war, she loses her job. During world war i, the ancient manor house of Greyladies in rural Wiltshire is requisitioned for a hospital. When phoebe is posted to the hospital at Greyladies, she feels she’s come home.
Mistress of Greyladies Greyladies Trilogy Book 2 #ad - Worse still, her brutish step-cousin Frank tries to force her to marry him and Phoebe has no choice but to flee to London. A chance encounter leads her to a new life as a nursing assistant in the VAD voluntary aid detachments, and to a blossoming friendship with Captain Corin McMinty.
Legacy of Greyladies Greyladies Trilogy Book 3Allison & Busby #ad - Widow olivia harbury has been persuaded by her cousin Donald to live with him and his wife, but tensions soon rise between the pair. Their cruel tricks put Phoebe’s life and that of her unborn child at risk. Then, much to donald’s disapproval, Olivia becomes involved in starting a new Women’s Institute.
A chance meeting brings olivia to Greyladies, an ancient manor house run by Phoebe Latimer, and she feels as though she’s finally come home. Can these two help one another through these troubled times? Or will violent men destroy Greyladies and all it stands for? But someone is attempting to rid Greyladies of the German internees based there.
Legacy of Greyladies Greyladies Trilogy Book 3 #ad - Wiltshire, December 1915.
Heir to Greyladies Greyladies Trilogy Book 1Allison & Busby #ad - Arriving at the grand dalton House, she meets the owners' crippled son Joseph, with whom friendship soon blossoms. Will their love, and the legacy of Greyladies, be able to survive? With the sudden death of her father, the life of fifteen-year-old Harriet Benson changes forever. Forced from her home to escape the advances of her leering stepbrother Norris, Harriet is sent into service to provide for the family.
When circumstances force joseph to leave the family home, Harriet is happy to accompany him and break free from the controlling influence of her stepmother. But harriet is unprepared for the event which will alter her life even further: her unexpected inheritance of Greyladies, a supposedly haunted house in the country.
Heir to Greyladies Greyladies Trilogy Book 1 #ad - Hampshire, 1900 Could this be the safe haven she so desperately needs, and does the ghost of its previous owner really roam the halls? While Harriet and Joseph grow ever closer, the plots and actions of both their families threaten to destroy their happiness.
The Honeyfield Bequest The Honeyfield series Book 1Allison & Busby #ad - But when tragedy strikes, Kathleen is left vulnerable and one man threatens the fragile peace she has made for herself. Meanwhile, nathan perry works for his father’s accountancy firm but yearns for something more satisfying. Young kathleen keller is being forced into marriage by her cruel father, with a man she despises.
He is brought in to help with the purchase of Honeyfield House, intended as a safe house for women in trouble, and there encounters Kathleen. In an act of desperation, she runs away in a bid for a safer life, although one she might not have otherwise chosen. 1901, wiltshire. Their lives are set to intertwine and neither will be the same again.
The Honeyfield Bequest The Honeyfield series Book 1 #ad - The first in a powerful new series by a much-loved author. A beautifully told, engaging story with brilliant characters’ Books Monthly.
Yew Tree Gardens: The touching conclusion to the Wiltshire Girls seriesAllison & Busby #ad - Although she at first finds the city a huge and bewildering place, soon she is settling in and making friends. Sisters mattie, but now separated, nell and Renie have all managed to escape their oppressive and bullying father, the girls must draw upon their strength and courage to build new lives for themselves.
Renie, is living with the newly married Nell, the youngest sister, happy in her waitressing job at the King’s Head Hotel. But can their relationship progress from friendship to something more? And how will the return of the threatening Judson affect their future? And yet she still worries about her sister Nell, and the way her husband Cliff treats her.
Yew Tree Gardens: The touching conclusion to the Wiltshire Girls series #ad - When tragedy strikes Nell and her family, Renie is left feeling horrified and helpless. Her only comfort is her growing friendship with the injured Gil, towards whom she has felt an instant trust and affection. But a shadow falls over her the day Mr Judson arrives as assistant manager. Feeling increasingly harassed by him and also eager to escape from Nell’s unpleasant husband, Renie is delighted when she is offered a new job in London.
Elm Tree Road: The next heartwarming instalment in the Wiltshire Girls seriesAllison & Busby #ad - However, nell’s happiness is short-lived; her marriage suffering as Cliff resents his job and the fact that though Nell has given him a daughter, she seems unable to conceive another child. Then tragedy strikes, and Nell, mad with grief, runs away in the hope of being reunited with her two sisters. Nell has left home to be with her lover, Cliff, fearing what reprisals might come from marrying against her father’s wishes.
After parting ways with Mattie the couple take youngest sister Renie and head for Lancashire. When renie leaves for London, Nell feels desperately alone. After being driven from home by their brutal father, the Willitt sisters, Nell and Renie, Mattie, find themselves facing greater heartache in the wider world.
Elm Tree Road: The next heartwarming instalment in the Wiltshire Girls series #ad - . Could the trees on his land be a sign, or is nell too damaged by her past to let herself love again?In this emotional sequel to Cherry Tree Lane, Anna Jacobs delivers a stunning romance novel that is both tragic and uplifting. While wandering the english countryside, a gypsy palm-reader tells Nell she will still find her destiny, under ‘three big trees on a hill’.
Her luck seems to change when she meets Gil, a farmer and a gentleman who she can’t help but feel drawn to.
A Stranger in Honeyfield The Honeyfield series Book 2Allison & Busby #ad - Georgie, philip’s sister, is in trouble having broken her engagement and fled from her bullying family. His family strongly disapprove of her but the two of them are happy together. Thankfully, injured in France, Philip’s best friend Tez, steps in to offer assistance. I was swept along by the sheer torrent of adventures’ historical novels review.
1916. Can he also help bella build a new life?‘EXCEPTIONAL. Bella is working as a voluntary Aid driving ambulances in England when she gets engaged to Philip, on leave from fighting in France. As she wonders who she can turn to for help, she finds herself at the gates of Honeyfield. When the worst happens, Bella must manage on her own, though there are shocks and dangers she did not foresee ahead.
Cinnamon Gardens Peppercorn Book 2Allison & Busby #ad - It’s not long before the quartet are firm friends and Nell has trouble resisting Angus’s charms. On her arrival at peppercorn street, Nell encounters Angus Denning, a software engineer with an Honourable title and a stately home at the end of the road. She’s been left a house in England by an elderly aunt and decides to leave Australia to start a new chapter.
But life doesn’t always run smoothly; winifred is being harassed by an estate agent to sell the only home she’s ever known to the Cinnamon Gardens development and Janey realises she and her daughter, Millie, are being stalked. With things far from settled, can nell build a new life with Angus? Will Winifred surrender her home to the greedy property developer? Can the residents of Peppercorn Street find happiness?
Cinnamon Gardens Peppercorn Book 2 #ad - Then there’s winifred, an elderly lady who lives alone but has made friends with young, single mum Janey. Now that nell’s three sons are in work and becoming more independent, she’s ready to build a new life for herself.
Peppercorn Street PeppercornAllison & Busby #ad - Just as her new life starts to show promise, her past catches up with her. Three women find new hope in Peppercorn Street, a small village in a beautiful corner of Wiltshire with a mixture of homes and people. Janey is 18 and living in a small flat with her baby daughter. Winifred has lived in her large family home at the top of the street for over eighty years but it’s all getting too much, though she doesn’t want to leave.
Things are not what they seem in any of the three women’s lives and danger can strike at rich and poor alike. Nicole is renting one of the new luxury flats. The trick is to survive it, and for this you need good friends and courage: all freely available in Peppercorn Street. She’s just walked away from her husband and teenage sons, tired of being treated as a servant, suspecting her husband of having an affair.
Peace Comes to Honeyfield The Honeyfield series Book 3Allison & Busby #ad - When she defies her father’s wishes by attending the peace festivities, she tries to help a woman being attacked and there she encounters Patrick, a gallant wounded ex-soldier looking for a new calling now that the fighting is done. But the war isn’t over for everybody. Enemy forces have infiltrated the Secret Service Bureau and sent her father into hiding.
And they are coming for her too. Fiercely independent Georgie is tired of being told what’s best for her by men. Georgie doesn’t know who she can trust and sees that there’s only one place where she’ll be safe: Honeyfield. With patrick in charge of her security detail, can she get to honeyfield before her father’s enemies find her? and will she be reunited with her father, memorable characters, the only family she has left?PRAISE FOR ANNA JACOBS:‘Jacobs excels at creating vivid, and her latest novel will delight readers who enjoy their historical fiction tempered with a nice bit of romance’ Booklist‘Anna Jacobs is adored by a whole army of women readers for her heart-warming stories of love and life’ Lancashire Evening Post‘Exceptional .
Peace Comes to Honeyfield The Honeyfield series Book 3 #ad - . Armistice Day, 1918. I was swept along by the sheer torrent of adventures’ Historical Novels Review.
Cherry Tree Lane: The first heartwarming Wiltshire Girls novel The Wiltshire Girls Book 1Allison & Busby #ad - Finding consolation in each other’s troubled pasts, and Mattie’s stepfather discovers her whereabouts, the pair soon grow closeBut when pressure is put upon them to marry, they must face their fears and stand up to those who threaten their future happiness. She is soon lost and at the mercy of the elements until her life is saved by Jacob, a widower who takes her in and nurses her back to health.
. With her stepfather threatening her with a forced marriage, Mattie Willitt flees home in search of a better life. The spellbinding new novel from the much-loved author of Farewell to LancashireWiltshire, 1910 .