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A Wartime Nurse

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As bombs begin to fall, her strength will be tested...

A newly qualified nurse, Theda Wearmouth is delighted to gain a place at Newcastle Hospital. But the onset of war brings tragedy when her young soldier boyfriend is killed in action before he can make good on his promise to marry her.

Broken-hearted, Theda finds herself re-assigned to a special unit of the hospital deali
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Paperback, 416 pages
Published March 17th 2011 by Ebury Press (Fiction) (first published March 4th 2011)
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Carole
Sep 01, 2011 Carole rated it really liked it
A story based on Theda a young nurse during the war.
It dips in her family and home life and goes from Theda training to be a nurse under strict matron who ruled the hospital, until her career progressed as life changed due to circumstances .
a well written most enjoyable book which covers so much and so many emotions .
Helen
Apr 16, 2015 Helen rated it liked it
Surprisingly good and it brought back a lot of memories of my family post war and some of the activities that were important to our family. A couple of years ago a train I was travelling on stopped at Durham en route to Edinburgh and I was enchanted with the rolling countryside. The people are tough and resilient and also very stubborn so the author has drawn out her characters extremely well.
Sue
Sep 13, 2014 Sue rated it really liked it
an enjoyable light read about the ups and downs of a young nurse and her family during the war and beyond.
Sara F Freer
Apr 23, 2015 Sara F Freer rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Very good read

Enjoyed reading had to get used to the English slang of the time but story was good and well written
Gill
Apr 25, 2013 Gill rated it liked it
Not bad. Kept me reading to the end. Lots of mistakes - even two on one page. Did anyone proof read this before printing?
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