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After the War is Over

Maureen Lee

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Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Second World War fiction, Historical romance

A heart-warming tale set in Liverpool and London during the post-war years, from bestselling author Maureen Lee
'Queen of saga writing' My Weekly

Liverpool, 1945. Three women, firm friends, return home from the war and try to fit back into their old lives after they've been demobbed. They've been thrown together by the war, and have shared all sorts of good and bad times. Now their old lives seem dull in comparison. But not for long...

The younger women, Maggie and Nell, are both twenty-one and are full of hope and excitement; Iris, on the other hand, is feeling apprehensive about returning to civilian life. At the age of thirty, her only wish in life is to have a baby, but sadly this wish has yet to come true.

When one of the women falls pregnant, there begins a dramatic sequence of events so far-reaching that the three friends' lives will become more intricately interwoven than they could ever have imagined. Over the next quarter of a century, this story of three remarkable - and very different - women unfolds into an uplifting tale of how three ordinary families become extraordinary.

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Praise for After the War is Over

  • A tender saga of family life that explores the themes of love and forgiveness - MY WEEKLY on Mother of Pearl

  • Millions of fans can't be wrong. A spellbinding story set in Liverpool in the war and post-war years - BELFAST MORNING TELEGRAPH on Mother of Pearl

  • Another powerful saga from a fine writer - EVENING TELEGRAPH on Martha's Journey

  • With her talent for storytelling, queen of saga-writing Maureen Lee weaves intrigue, love and warmth into every page - MY WEEKLY

  • Another brilliant offering by the woman who, through her novels, has helped put Liverpool-set literature on the map - LIVERPOOL ECHO on Lime Street Blues

  • Should keep you reading till the sun goes down. Packed with all the right ingredients - love, tragedy and the heroine's indomitable will to survive - WOMAN'S REALM on The Girl From Barefoot House

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Maureen Lee

Maureen Lee's award-winning novels have earned her many fans and appear regularly on the SUNDAY TIMES Top 10 bestseller list. Maureen was born in Bootle and now lives in Colchester.

www.maureenlee.co.uk

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