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Gracie has her life before her as the dark clouds of the Second World War gather. One night, one mistake and she is carrying the wrong man's child. Must she pay for it for the rest of her life?
Kindle Edition, 176 pages
Published October 22nd 2013 by Pulse
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Julie
Dec 07, 2013 rated it really liked it


I was fortunate to get an ARC of ‘Gracie’s War’ and found it an absorbing read.
The story is set in South-east London at the beginning of the Second World War, as Gracie is about to celebrate her 21st birthday. Based on the memories of the author’s parents the setting is incredibly authentic – you can almost hear the bombers flying overhead. It transports you back immediately to another age where single mothers didn’t exist or were ostracized for bringing shame on their family. It is a real skill
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Layla Ashby
Mar 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
really did enjoy this book , 5 stars.
Jess Bickerton
Dec 13, 2013 rated it really liked it
Recommended to Jess by: Shaz Goodwin
Gracie’s War is a story set during World War II about the life of Gracie and the struggles and fears she faces as a result of one mistake she made on her 21st birthday. I love history and enjoy novels based around this time, so was excited when I was offered an ARC copy of Gracie’s War.

Elaine Everest has written the story in such a way that it highlights the hardships that families faced during wartime, but doesn’t leave you feeling like you are reading a history textbook. The story follows Grac
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Karen Aldous
Feb 23, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Loved the story of the determined Gracie who had to make the best of her life and situation during world war II. Based in the Thames estuary, a great sense of place and time are created.
Andrea Guy
This is a quick read about a girl and WWII. It is hard to think of any novel that is only about 95 pages dealing with this time period, bu Elaine Everest manages to bring Gracie's story to the reader in a satisfying way.

Gracie's story is one that happened often in the war years and happens often today... A girl gets involved with a guy and ends up, as they say, in the family way. The only problem is, the guy that father's her baby is not a very nice guy, and the reader can see that from the star
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Elaine is a freelance writer of non fiction books and award winning fiction, Her latest novel, The Woolworths Girls (Pan Macmillan), is available to purchase on Amazon in paperback and digital.

She is represented by the Caroline Sheldon Literary Agency Ltd.

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