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Jean Fullerton

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I was born into a large, East End family and grew up in the overcrowded streets clustered around the Tower of London. I still live in East London, just five miles from where I was born. I feel that it is that my background that gives my historical East London stories their distinctive authenticity.

I first fell in love with history at school when I read Anya Seton’s book Katherine. Since then I have read everything I can about English history but I am particularly fascinated by the 18th and 19th century and my books are set in this period. I just love my native city and the East End in particular which is why I write stories to bring that vibrant area of London alive.

I am also passionate about historical accuracy and I enjoy researching the
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Just ten days to go until my latest book, Call Nurse Millie, is released and I have a new website to celebrate.
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It's 1945 and, as the troops begin to return home, the inhabitants of London attempt to put their lives back together. For 25-year-old Millie, a qualified nurse and midwife, the jubilation at the end of the war is short-lived as she tends to the... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.19 · 506 ratings · 91 reviews · 12 distinct works · Similar authors
Call Nurse Millie

4.29 avg rating — 103 ratings — published 2013 — 5 editions
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Christmas With Nurse Millie

3.96 avg rating — 70 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Wedding Bells for Nurse Connie

4.46 avg rating — 57 ratings — published 2016 — 2 editions
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Easter With Nurse Millie

4.11 avg rating — 47 ratings — published 2015
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Fetch Nurse Connie

4.02 avg rating — 49 ratings — published 2015 — 2 editions
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All Change for Nurse Millie

4.35 avg rating — 65 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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No Cure for Love

4.19 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 2008 — 5 editions
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Perhaps Tomorrow

4.14 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 2011 — 6 editions
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Hold on to Hope

4.34 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
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A Glimpse at Happiness

4.08 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 2009 — 6 editions
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"Addictive and enjoyable, with a plucky heroine and totally convincing portrayal of district nursing in the post-war East End of London. Looking forward to the sequel."
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