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Broken Rainbows (The Hearts of Gold Series #7)

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It is 1942 and, in the wake of America's entry into the war, the small community of Pontypridd suffers its own — not entirely welcome — GI invasion. The South Carolina Regiment billeted on the town soon cuts a swathe through its women, living up to GI's reputation as "over-paid, over-sexed and over here."

For Bethan, whose husband is a POW in Germany, and her friend Alma,
Mass Market Paperback, 426 pages
Published February 1st 2000 by Arrow Books Ltd (first published December 15th 1998)
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Sofi Croft
Dec 20, 2014 Sofi Croft rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Broken Rainbows is the seventh book in the Hearts of Gold series - although like the other books in the series it could easily be enjoyed on its own.
It is set in 1942, when America's entry to the war brings some dramatic changes. In Pontypridd the arrival of a regiment of American GIs certainly stirs things up for all the ladies - single and married - who have been starved of male company for 3 years. There are romances, seductions, betrayals, and more than a few marriage vows are tested.
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Liz Balaam
Mar 20, 2014 Liz Balaam rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Book 7 in this series is just as good as the previous 6. Broken Rainbows covers the last few years of World War II and explores the lives of the inhabitants of a village whose men have gone off to war and how they coped, not only with raising their children, but working in munitions factories, surviving on rations, supporting each other, and in the latter years coping with the "invasion" of the American forces to their little village, and the relationships that then develop. I will be sorry when ...more
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Goodreads Librari...: Catrin Collier - please add book 2 20 May 02, 2013 12:51AM  
Catrin Collier is Wales' most prolific and well-known author of historical, romantic fictions. The daughter of a Prussian refugee and Welsh father, she grew up in Pontypridd. She has written 19 novels for Orion. Her first historical novel Hearts of Gold, was filmed as a mini-series by the BBC in 2003. She lives with her family on the Gower Peninsula, near Swansea. She also writes crime fiction und ...more
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