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For Love Of Lily Attractive, Clever And Wilful, Lily Knowles Is Desperate To Leave Home So At Twenty One She Escapes To London To Train As A Nurse, Where She Gathers Many Admirers None Dashing Than RAF Officer Sandy Redfern, With Whom She Falls In Love.But The Coming Of War, With The Chaos Of The Blitz, Brings Upheavals And Unforeseen Entanglements On Hearing Of Sandy S Reckless Affair With A Married Woman, A Heartbroken Lily Throws Herself Into Her Work Then Further Changes In Circumstances Bring Her To A Busy RAF Hospital In Hampshire, Where A Faithful Childhood Sweetheart Persuades Her To Become Engaged To Him.And Then Fate Brings Sandy Redfern Back Into Her Life, Physically Scarred By Burns And Inwardly Embittered What Of Their Once Passionate Love And Her Present Commitment Can The Past Ever Be Recaptured

10 thoughts on “For Love Of Lily

  1. says:

    Hmmm Scratches cheek in deep thought The problem is that in recent times I ve read books by some very good writers Now, I know it s not fair to compare a novel like this to literary works, but my overall feeling is the standard of writing here is pretty amateurish.The reason I read this was out of an interest in the time period and the subject matter from that standpoint, there are some good nuggets of historical detail Though, on the other hand, from an authorial point of view, some of them are thrown in unnecessarily But on the whole, I think the level of medical, military and general war research is to be commended.A big problem is that the book is far too long If it had been tightened up by decent editing, the book could have been half the length This shouldn t have been a 500 page novel Something that sticks out and irked me was the dialogue Much of the dialogue is of the Oh my dear, goodness me variety Basically, many of the conversations are cheesy, cliched and corny You could make Doritos out of this stuff.I m not really sure what sort of market this is aimed at perhaps the Romance audience maybe in this case, none of the above objections really are pertinent Perhaps the author is giving the readership what it wants, I don t know.For me, while some of the period detail was interesting, I found the story quite dull I notice this when my mind keeps wandering , and it was a slog to keep pushing through.Again, I would really only recommen...

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    Time taken to read 3 days on and offPublisher Arrow Pages 521Blurb from GoodreadsAttractive, clever and wilful, Lily Knowles is desperate to leave home So at twenty one she escapes to London to train as a nurse, where she gathers many admirers none dashing than RAF officer Sandy Redfern, with whom she falls in love.But the coming of war, with the chaos of the Blitz, brings upheavals and unforeseen entanglements On hearing of Sandy s reckless affair with a married woman, a heartbroken Lily throws herself into her work Then further changes in circumstances bring her to a busy RAF hospital in Hampshire, where a faithful childhood sweetheart persuades her to become engaged to him.And then fate brings Sandy Redfern back into her life, physically scarred by burns and inwardly embittered What of their once passionate love and her present commitment Can the past ever be recaptured My ReviewLily Knowles is our main character, introduced to her in 1924 as a little girl and quickly moving on as she fast approaches her twenty first birthday Lily wants away from home, the scruffy children, her father and step mother and runs toward her grandparents and a career in nursing She meets RAF officer Sandy Redf...

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    Maggie Holt s A nurse at war is a truly gripping read that is mesmirisingly captivating from the very first page to the very end, and a book that i took much enjoyment and pleasure from reading Maggie Holt s writing style has a beautiful fluidity to it and is very truth drawing exciting that makes you want to read on and find out , hence the momentum of the storyline my interest was continued throughout It is a story that is very character driven so that you end up following the journey of the main character Lily and being swept away with her adventure, that is really interesting and personal The second world war is the central focus and main theme of this story which adds to the realism and emotion that is already apparent, giving it thus realism, authenticity and poinancy which is achived primarily through the detailed descriptions of the horrors of the war and a soldiers life For those readers who enjoy romance novels then this one is an epitimy of a really great one, which is full of hear...

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    A I was a bit warey of this book as I usually only read certain authors but this is a Brilliant book would recommend to everyone Will look forward to reading from Maggie Holt

  5. says:

    Friendship during the war Very easy book to get into and to read about the friendships the characters had between each other during hard times

  6. says:

    I really enjoyed this book I loved the story Very true to life in the 2nd World War I loved it Would recommend this book.

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    I have to admit that I liked this book a lot, even though I ve read it for so long My native tongue isn t English, so it was sometimes a little bit hard to get through I loved the story It contains many hard subject, characters are well made and I liked the plod It didn t turned out as I wanted it to be, but it stuck me to the book and urged me to read.I love that kind of stories, war, roman...

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    Surprisingly enjoyable, bearing in mind that I only bought it because it was reduced and about nursing It s a lot better than the cover leads one to believe, and quite educational about the second world war Far from being a simple ro...

  9. says:

    I have always been interested in war times and the stories that are based around the second World War, thoroughly enjoyed this novel, would like to expand my comfort zone of romance novels to historical fiction novels.

  10. says:

    A slow starter, and a main character that I don t think I really liked.but, a great story I wanted it to end differently, but the ending was great It tied up all of the loose ends, if somewhat abruptly It also has a lot of history involved which I love.

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