Christmas on the Home Front
It’s the last Christmas of the war but will things ever be the same again?
Despite the food rationing and the bitterly cold weather, the land girls of Pasture Farm, Connie Carter, Joyce Fisher and Esther Reeves, are determined to celebrate this Christmas in style. The fighting might still be raging, but they all hope this could be the last Christmas of this...more
The story is set around Christmas 1944, the last Christmas during World War 2, in the sleepy village of Helmstead. The story centres around Joyce Fisher, a land girl working at Pasture Farm, as well as two German airmen who have been shot down by allied forces during ...more
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This is the third instalment of the Land Girls series of books, following on from the TV series of the same name. The author crafts a wonderful story, visually drawing the reader in to the Pasture Farm during the final days of the War, and creating a fast-packed ride once one is immersed. (I stayed up far too late on many nights reading this!)
It has everything: romance, adventure, twists, ...more
Slightly different storyline in that it covers the British sympathisers of the war who helped the germans . Mostly because of cowardice and a selfish need to look after themselves.
Most recommended and I am grateful to Netgalley for the opportunity to read this advance copy in return for a honest review.
I requested this one without realising that it was the third book in a series - I have a serious love affair with WW2 fiction, especially books set on the home front, so I just automatically knew I'd be a ...more
I requested this one without realising that it was the third book in a series. I was a bit concerned once I started reading that I might not understand everything but it honestly made no difference at all.
I enjoyed this book. It is the first book I have read about the "Land Girls" serving the British Army working the fields on country farms so the men could go to war. Food needs to be produced for the soldiers and the population.
The friendships developed between the girls and their different romantic interests was heartwarming. They stuck together and they protected each other. The characters were warm, likable and believable.
When a German plane crashed and two ...more
First time reading this Author what an utterly FANTASTIC book.
I was totally captivated and transported back in time, excellent plot and so well executed nothing was left out.
This amazing Author has the ability to draw you in and drip feed this OUTSTANDING story intriguing and totally mesmerising I can highly recommend this book