Hold On To HopeJean Fullerton
5 April 2018
Published by Corvus
The 4th novel in the East End Nolan Family series.
The most talented voice since Dilly Court – an absorbing, thrilling and romantic historical saga with characters you’ll fall in love with.
Kate Ellis learnt the hard way that falling in love with the wrong man could be your undoing. It was nine years ago that she fell for the charms of Freddie Ellis, only to discover his criminal ways. With her husband in prison, Kate has fought hard to give her two children everything they could need. But now Freddie is back and threatens to destroy everything she has worked for.
Captain Jonathan Quinn has resigned from the army after the needless death of too many of his men. But when his father disowns him and his fiancée breaks their engagement, Jonathan finds himself in desperate need of work. Accepting a friend’s proposal of acting as headmaster at a local school, Jonathan is determined to leave the army behind and turn his life around.
When Kate and Jonathan’s paths cross, the attraction is instant. But with Kate still a married woman, they know it can never be. As Kate grows more distant, Jonathan finds solace in the arms of another woman, and Kate is left to wonder if she will ever find true love again…
Charming and full of detail about the work of a nurse in 1940s London, you will ride emotional highs and lows with each new birth and death. Beautifully written and some sharp dialogue.
The Lady on Jean Fullerton
A well-thought out story, with strong characters and excellent historical details
Anna Jacobs on NO CURE FOR LOVE
A beautifully written sequel that gives you a fab insight into the life of a nurse in London's East End in the '40s
Closer on ALL CHANGE FOR NURSE MILLIE
A real page-turner with larger-than-life characters and convincing period detail
A delightful, well-researched story that really does depict nursing and the living conditions in the East End at the end of the war.
Lesley Pearce, on CALL NURSE MILLIE