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As the Night Ends

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Driven by her idealism and courage, Alex Goodwin will make any sacrifice to win votes for women. Her despairing family is overjoyed when Patrick O'Leary comes into her life. A hard-working young surgeon, Patrick is as idealistic as Alex and loves her with all his heart. Then they are separated—first by a quarrel, then by the terrible war which engulfs their world, and fina...more
Paperback, 470 pages
Published September 1st 2005 by Hodder & Stoughton (first published April 1st 2005)
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Aug 16, 2007 RiiAANA 3 rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Adults lol even though i read it
This book is a perfect example of a talented writer...It has twists and turns which are so carefully set in place and it keeps you in the most dramatic suspense all the way through! the first book of this authour i read was called a flower in season and that book was excellent but this book is EVEN BETTER! this story is set in 2 eras...the bloody world war 1 and the golden edwardian era...it tells a tale of suffragettes who are never willing to give up for what they belive without a fight then t...more
Kay Bolton
Review taken from Blog Post #109 in April 2011, after borrowing book from library.

I recently had a conversation about the Suffragette Movement with my Daughter a short time ago, and this would be a good book to read to try to understand what those women went through to try and get the vote ... it's also a wholesome good read too.

Brilliant Surgeon, but a loner, Doctor Patrick O'Leary is returning home from St Thomas's Hospital when he gets caught up with a Votes For Women Demonstration in Westmin...more
Laura-lou
Jun 25, 2008 Laura-lou rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Everyone
Shelves: finished, historical
As the night ends has to be one of the best books I have read this year, for me it's not as good as Distant images but it's still a fantastic read.
Clara Brown
Very Emotional!!! Loved that it wasn't just a basic love story between two people but three romances going on at the same time!
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Audrey Howard was born on 1929 in Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK, and grew up in St Annes on Sea, Lancashire, where she lives in her childhood home.

Before she began to write she had a variety of jobs, among them hairdresser, model, shop assistant, cleaner and civil servant. In 1981, while living in Australia, she wrote the first of her bestselling novels published since 1984. In 1988, her nove...more
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