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How Happy We Shall Be: A gripping Blackpool saga that is hard to put down

Margaret Thornton

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Fiction, Sagas, Historical fiction

A heartwarming World War Two saga for fans of Kate Flynn, Annie Murray and Margaret Dickinson.

Rosie and Patsy Bradshaw became sisters during the Second World War when Rosie was adopted as an orphaned evacuee in Blackpool.Since then, they've been the best of friends - some would say, inseparable - but as the girls reach adulthood it is time for them to part...

Rosie is determined to make the most of life and travels to art college in London.She is enchanted by Kensington in the fifties and falls madly in love with her tutor.Despite knowing the dangers of such an attachment, Rosie is unprepared for just how much hurt lies ahead.Meanwhile, Patsy can't help feeling she doesn't fit in, and only a chance encounter with Ronnie Sykes, a childhood friend from Blackpool, gives new meaning and hope to her days at college.But a jealous rival soon puts paid to their romance...

So it is that both sisters have yet to succeed in their search for love, and reunited in Blackpool they decide to make a new start and recapture the happiness shared in their youth...

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Praise for How Happy We Shall Be: A gripping Blackpool saga that is hard to put down

  • A heartwarming tale of romance and heartache...guaranteed to light up the bleakest winter day - Northern Echo

  • A gentle novel whose lack of noise is a strength - The Sunday Times

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Margaret Thornton

Margaret Thornton was born in Blackpool and has lived there all her life. She is a qualified teacher but has retired in order to concentrate on her writing. She has two children and five grandchildren. Her previous Blackpool sagas are all available from Headline and have been highly praised.

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