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Bye Bye Love

4.04  ·  Rating Details ·  54 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
It’s 1953, Coronation Year and everybody is celebrating…

Everybody it seems, except Scarlett Smith. In one day, she loses her Mum and her home as well. Now she and her father are adrift in Southend, moving from one grimy rented room to the next – the only happiness for Scarlett is her innocent romance with local boy Tom.

Scarlett’s once-loving Dad can’t hold down a job –

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Kindle Edition, 416 pages
Published April 1st 2009 by MIRA (first published March 8th 2009)
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Merrily2
Oct 11, 2016 Merrily2 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I absolutely loved this book. Four years ago after the loss my Mum the first book I read was We'll Meet Again by Patricia Burns. Now a month after the loss of my Dad I thought this might help me get my reading mojo back. It did. I loved the characters and felt sorry for Scarlett. It was predictable but such a lovely easy read, set at the seaside of Southend, although sad in parts and it hit a few nerves but I really enjoyed it and thoroughly recommend.
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Jan 29, 2015 Terena rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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14 year old Scarlett Smith lives with her parents in a pub in a lovely Essex village life. Unfortunately her life changes for ever on Coronation Day 1953 and she is forced to leave her home and everything she has ever known and moves to Southend on Sea, where she suffers various fortunes and misfortunes over the next few years and has to grow up quite quickly.

Probably a 3.5 out of 5 if I was able to, I liked the descriptions of 1950s' Southend, the holidaymakers and young people always seemed t
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Slow to start with but got much better towards the end
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