The secret orphan / Glynis Peters.

By: Peters, Glynis [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Rearsby, Leicester : WF Howes Ltd, 2019Copyright date: ©2018Edition: Large print editionDescription: 472 pages (large print) ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781528886383 Subject(s): Man-woman relationships -- Fiction | Orphans -- Fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction | Coventry (England) -- History -- 20th century -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction. | Historical fiction. | Large type books. Summary: As the Nazis' relentless bombs fall during the Blitz of Coventry, six-year-old Rose Sherbourne finds herself orphaned and under the guardianship of a Cornish farmer's daughter, Elenor Cardew. Elenor knows that the only way to protect spirited Rose is to leave the city and make a new life for themselves away from harm. But soon Elenor discovers that Hitler's firestorm is not the only thing she must fear when she learns a devastating secret about Rose... With Rose's life in imminent danger, Elenor turns to the only person she can trust to keep the deadly secret, heroic Canadian pilot, Jackson St John. And amidst the destruction of war, an unlikely romance blossoms as they find a way to protect the child they have both grown to love... and each other.
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Standard print edition originally published: London: HarperCollinsPublishers, 2018.

As the Nazis' relentless bombs fall during the Blitz of Coventry, six-year-old Rose Sherbourne finds herself orphaned and under the guardianship of a Cornish farmer's daughter, Elenor Cardew. Elenor knows that the only way to protect spirited Rose is to leave the city and make a new life for themselves away from harm. But soon Elenor discovers that Hitler's firestorm is not the only thing she must fear when she learns a devastating secret about Rose... With Rose's life in imminent danger, Elenor turns to the only person she can trust to keep the deadly secret, heroic Canadian pilot, Jackson St John. And amidst the destruction of war, an unlikely romance blossoms as they find a way to protect the child they have both grown to love... and each other.

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