EbookISBN: 9781800197480Publication Date: 14 January 2022
AudiobookISBN: 9781803143064Publication Date: 14 January 2022
PaperbackISBN: 9781800197497Publication Date: 14 January 2022
The Daughters of Victory Street
From Amazon charts bestseller Pam Howes comes a heart-breaking and uplifting historical novel about a community pulling together in the shadows of war, and one young woman’s fight to make her mark on the world.
1952, Liverpool. The Second World War has cast a long shadow over Victory Street, and who knows if the remaining families will ever fully recover?
In the face of hardship, Bella Harrison is determined to see the bright side. She is back recording songs with her singing trio, The Bryant Sisters, and against all odds, Bella and her husband Bobby are finding ways to muddle through life as newlyweds whilst raising little Levi, Bella’s child with Black American pilot Earl Franklin Junior.
Meanwhile Earl’s daughter Dianna is adjusting to her new life in Liverpool. Determined to forge her own path, she has her heart set on becoming a nurse. However Dianna soon discovers that the reality of nursing is long hours of gruelling work, performed under constant scrutiny from the dreaded matron – who seems to take pleasure in making Dianna’s life miserable. When a handsome art student catches her eye, Dianna finds herself at the crossroads between ambition and love.
But just as the young women settle into their new lives, the close-knit community of Victory Street is rocked once more. Can the daughters of Victory Street face their challenges together, and seize a chance at happiness now that it is finally within reach?
A totally unforgettable, heart-warming historical novel, packed with family secrets, perfect for fans of Dilly Court, Diney Costeloe and Nancy Revell.
Readers love The Daughters of Victory Street:
‘A true writer that I love, this is such a heart-warming story… I savoured every moment… I could not put this book down… filled with joy, laugher, and heartache.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
‘To say this book is emotional is an understatement but it flows so beautifully detailing the good and the bad of the day… Readers will need tissues as this an emotional story… Wonderful.’ Netgalley reviewer, ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
‘A wonderful read. Heart-breaking at times but heart-warming at the same time. I was drawn in to the story and was captivated right to the end. The characters were so realistic.’ A Stitch in Time, ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
‘I just adore this series!… It just keeps getting better and better… It has drama, history, romance, obstacles, friends, family, and the characters show courage and perseverance through difficult times knowing, and hoping, that things will continue to improve and work out for the best.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
‘Yet another masterpiece by Pam. Thank you for this series it’s amazing and I love it!’ Netgalley reviewer, ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️