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Our Lizzie (The Kershaw Sisters #1)

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Lizzie Kershaw is an independent spirit. At twelve, she loses her father and her happy family life ends as her mother grows to resent her. Then circumstances push Lizzie into an early marriage, where she finds her mother's petty cruelties replaced by her husband's frequent beatings.

But she is a survivor. When World War I breaks out, Lizzie's husband is forced to join up an
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Hardcover, 320 pages
Published July 8th 2003 by Thomas Dunne Books (first published 1999)
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Cheryl Kershaw
Dec 29, 2015 Cheryl Kershaw rated it it was amazing
I noticed this at the library as my name is also Kershaw and i loved the story, I quickly read all the books in this series and since then i have read every Anna Jacobs books. She is a great story teller.
Kelley
Mar 08, 2014 Kelley rated it really liked it
I adore these types of historical fiction. Anna Jacobs books never disappoint. A little bit of everything, entertaining and a quick enjoyable read.
Lynn Hutchinson
Good yarn, plenty of twists to keep you interested.
Deedee McColl
Aug 01, 2008 Deedee McColl rated it it was ok
This book is set in London during World War II. It is one of the more heart wrenching stories I have read recently. Almost to the point of being over the top. I love Anna Jacobs as an author though, so I suffered through.
Melissa
Dec 11, 2012 Melissa rated it really liked it
Anna Jacobs is my favourite author as I love her historical, romantic and easy writing that gets me wrapped up in the 1800's. Our Lizzie is the 1st in a series of 4 stories of the same family and didn't disappoint.
Jennifer Simms
Aug 21, 2013 Jennifer Simms rated it really liked it
First book in a set of four, nice little read particularly if you like war time settings - would recommend
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Anna Jacobs has 57 novels published as of April 2012. She writes historical sagas and modern novels alternately, and in the past has written historical romances and fantasy novels (the latter as Shannah Jay).

She's addicted to story-telling and writes three novels a year.
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The Kershaw Sisters (4 books)
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