IT'S SAGA SATURDAY!! Enjoy my Monthly Book Review with A Ration Book Daughter by Jean Fullerton...



A Ration Book Daughter is the fifth book in the Ration Book series but I promise this latest instalment can absolutely be read as a single title - having said that, I have read ALL the books and highly recommend you do the same as they are all fabulous!

This story centres on Brogan daughter, Cathy, as she struggles through the blitz and living with her (quite frankly!) vile mother in law whose abusive son is missing in action. Cathy is effectively living as a single mother to her adorable son Peter as she struggles to keep him his safe within such an insecure world. Then one day, she meets bomb disposal sergeant, Archie McIntosh who I pretty much fell in love with the second he walked onto the page! From then on the book is filled with tension, romance, superb historical research and much more...

I have been a huge fan of Jean's work for over ten years now and A Ration Book Daughter has just jumped to my list of all-time favourite novels of hers... not least because of Sergeant McIntosh.


A Ration Book Daughter

Not even the Blitz can shake a mother's love.

Cathy was a happy, blushing bride when Britain went to war with Germany three years ago. But her youthful dreams were crushed by her violent husband Stanley's involvement with the fascist black-shirts, and even when he's conscripted to fight she knows it's only a brief respite - divorce is not an option. Cathy, a true Brogan daughter, stays strong for her beloved little son Peter.

When a telegram arrives declaring that her husband is missing in action, Cathy can finally allow herself to hope - she only has to wait 6 months before she is legally a widow and can move on with her life. In the meantime, she has to keep Peter safe and fed. So she advertises for a lodger, and Sergeant Archie McIntosh of the Royal Engineers' Bomb Disposal Squad turns up. He is kind, clever and thoughtful; their mutual attraction is instant. But with Stanley's fate still unclear, and the Blitz raging on over London's East End, will Cathy ever have the love she deserves?

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Author Bio – Born and bred in East London Jean is a District Nurse by trade and has worked as a NHS manager and as a senior lecture in Health and Nursing Studies. She left her day job to become a full-time writer in 2015 and has never looked back.

In 2006 she won the Harry Bowling Prize and now has seventeen sagas published over three series with both Orion and Atlantic all of which are set in East London.

She is an experienced public speaker with hundreds of WI and women’s club talks under her belt, plus for the past fifteen years she has sailed all over the world as an enrichment speaker and writing workshop leader on cruise ships.

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