Mystery on Christmas time during the War!
Even though there was a war on, the Woolworths girls brought Christmas cheer to their customers
Best friends Sarah, Maisie and Freda are brought together by their jobs at Woolworths.
With their loved ones away on the front line, their bonds of friendship strengthen each day.
Betty Billington is the manager at Woolworths, and a rock for the girls, having given up on love . . .
Until a mysterious stranger turns up one day – could he reignite a spark in Betty?
As the year draws to a close, and Christmas approaches, the girls must rely on each other to navigate the dark days that lie ahead . . .
With so much change, can their friendship survive the war?
My 2 Pence:
We have Christmas, Mystery and WWII in this book! What is not to love? 3 of my favourite things in a book that is so easy to read and captures all the emotions around the war time and how having a friend is so appreciated and needed in those times. A very heartwarming novel.
This was the 1st book I’ve read from Elaine but now I NEED to read the Butlins Girls as well.
Super recommended this book with a nice cuppa and hoping for Christmas to arrive.
Title: Christmas at Woolworths
Author: Elaine Everest
Genre: Historical Saga
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Release Date: 2 nd November 2017
Goodreads Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/35078050-christmas-at-woolworths
Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B07258TTJR
About the Author:
Elaine Everest, author of Bestselling novel The Woolworths Girls and The Butlins Girls was born and brought up in North West Kent, where many of her books are set. She has been a freelance writer for twenty years and has written widely for womens magazines and national newspapers, with both short stories and features. Her non-fiction books for dog owners have been very popular and led to broadcasting on radio about our four legged friends. Elaine has been heard discussing many topics on radio from canine subjects to living with a husband under her feet when redundancy looms.
When she isn’t writing, Elaine runs The Write Place creative writing school at The Howard Venue in Hextable, Kent and has a long list of published students.