Tag Archives: 1939
A Dangerous Crossing – Rachel Rhys
The government assisted-passage scheme designed to meet the needs of Australians for domestic help seemed heaven sent to Lily, an excellent way to leave her past behind. And Lily wasn’t the only one trying to escape the past. Her shipboard … Continue reading
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In This Grave Hour: A Maisie Dobbs Novel – Jacqueline Winspear
As the wireless crackled to life, conversation stopped and tension mounted. Maisie waited in the drawing room with her best friend, Priscilla, and Priscilla’s husband and boys. It was Sunday, September 3, 1939, and they were all prepared for what … Continue reading
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