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The lost boy of Bologna by Francesca Scanacapra

The lost boy of Bologna

Francesca Scanacapra

"Bologna, Italy, 1929. A newborn baby boy is abandoned by his desperate unmarried mother, who believes he is dead and that she is to blame. The kindness of a stranger means the starving baby survives. Following several years in an orphanage, where Rinaldo...

The letter reader by Jan Casey

The letter reader

Jan Casey

"1941. London. Keen to do her bit in the war, Connie Allinson joins the WRNS and is posted as a letter censor. Her task, to read and alter correspondence to ensure no sensitive information crosses enemy lines. At first, she is not sure she's up to it, but is...

The lie by Mary Chamberlain

The lie

Mary Chamberlain

"Joan, once a singing star of the 1940s and 1950s, now ekes out a lonely, impoverished existence - until a chance encounter promises a comeback concert and an album. Her sister Kathleen is a successful medical researcher who has been offered the directorship...

Cuckoo in the nest by Fran Hill

Cuckoo in the nest

Fran Hill

"It's the heatwave summer of 1976 and 14-year-old would be poet Jackie Chadwick is newly fostered by the Walls. She desperately needs stability, but their insecure, jealous teenage daughter isn't happy about the cuckoo in the nest and sets about ousting her....

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