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Wartime On Sanctuary Lane

Call the Midwife meets All Creatures Great and Small in this brand-new saga series set in a WWI East End Animal Clinic.

In the carnage of war can one woman's courage be the light in the dark?

As the Great War rages across Europe, twenty-one-year-old Ruby Archer decides to ‘do her bit’ at an East End munitions factory. The work is relentless and deafening, but the camaraderie of the other girls carries her through.

As London continues to be ravaged by German bombs, Ruby can’t ignore the abandoned animals scavenging the local streets. Mustering all of her courage, she decides to take action and open a weekly animal clinic.

But opposition quickly closes in, when there is a war to win surely all efforts must be for the troops.

With the help of her friends, can this East End girl show everyone that in wartime every life matters?

'I was hooked from the start. The meticulous period detail and true-to-life characters had me immersed in the action, and I didn’t want the story to end. A joy to read' Vicki Beeby, author of The Ops Room Girls

'Superbly plotted ... a heartwarming and engrossing read' Maisie Thomas, author of Christmas with the Railway Girls

Publisher: Penguin
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