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Loved this book It was up to the usual fantastic standard of the Nightingale series This one follows Frannie Helen Effie nd Kathleen Matron through their romantic nd health stories It s great to see Dora making small Rainbow Brite: Starlite Saves the Day appearancend Millie mentioned Loved the trio of Helen Dora A Social History of Modern Art, Volume 2: Art in an Age of Bonapartism, 1800-1815 and Millie from the original book so hope theyre featured lot in the rest of the series By the end of the book WW2 is just starting so looking forward to reading bout their lives during the war in the next bookIf you re thinking of reading this series I would read them in order lthough they can be read s individual stories 40 out of 5 stars It s lways The Unspeakable Mind a risk to lovend there re no guarantees But what cost if one just walks way never knowing what could have beenAlthouh this story had lot romance in it than nursing I still enjoyed it Set in London Murder at Beechwood at the Nightingale Hospital right before England enters World War II the student nursesnd the Sisters we ve grown to know nd love in the past 4 books re facing new challenges s big changes loom for them nd their beloved hospital The books really need to be read in order to see the character development over time nd to ppreciate them fully Sister Frannie Wallace who lost her fiance in WW I is determine to Ask an Astronaut: My Guide to Life in Space avoidny romantic entanglements Revelations from Revelation (Mass Market) as she works on staging the Christmas shownd tries to help Jane and the Stillroom Maid (Jane Austen Mysteries, a complicated family situation involving father Crude World: The Violent Twilight of Oil and his estranged son Matron Kathleen Fox is dealing with the possible closure of the hospital if it comes to wars she faces personal health issue of her own Constance Tremayne Chairwoman of the hospital board of Trustees nd mother to Helen is still maniuplating things nd confouniding her daughter Helen Dawson whose husband died in hospital weeks fter their wedding is transfered from Theatre to Casualty. As Christmas 1938 Alien: Sea of Sorrows approaches the stafft the Nightingale Hospital have their own wishes for the festive seasonWard sister Frannie Wallace is hoping she won't have to live through Journey Of Fate another war like the one that claimed her beloved fiance But with bomb defences going upll Judas of Nazareth: How the Greatest Teacher of First-Century Israel Was Replaced by a Literary Creation around London it seemss
And has to work with the irascible Dr David McKay Penny Willard student nurse has issues with n busive boyfriend Effie O Hara nother student nurse nd one of the O Hara siblings falls for Holding Up the Universe a patient who is in thrall to two timing ex girlfriend Which of the girls will get their Christmas wish this year Recommended to ll who have enjoyed the stories of the Nightingale nurses Thank you to the publisher for copy of the digital e book ARC to review This was Satellite a book in the Nightingale nurse series We find outbout the nurses in the previous book Blank Darkness as they facen oncoming war nd worries bout whether the hospital will stay open or whether they will Makers all need to evacuate How will the student nurses ever finish their studies Will those troubled by the first World War ever manage to find love or get over their past lovesMatron is worriedbout her own health The Heart Has Its Reasons and very reluctant to seek medical helpShe needs to keep everyone else motivatednd looking forward but she is gripped with painI love this series so I was thrilled to get It s hard to believe that twelve months Americana: A 400-Year History of American Capitalism ago I hadn t even heard of this wonderful seriesnd now I ve just completed book number five with thanks to Audible nd lready eagerly nticipating Book Six Whilst it has Christmas in its title it didn t revolve s much Kneller's Happy Campers around the festive seasons I thought it might Nonetheless this book picks up Haunted Houses For the Millions a few months where Nightingales on Call left off in November 1938 Milliend Dora two of the original Nightingale nurses in training have both since married nd left the hospital however we still get glimpses of Dora in this one who we learn is pregnant We only hear bout Millie through Dora Reclaiming Love: Radical Relationships in a Complex World and Helen Helen who lost her dear Charlie in Nightingale Nurses is the primary storyteller of this one She has returned to theatre nursing however F her hopesre in vainStaff Nurse Helen Dawson wants to find happiness Playing with Fire: How the Bible Ignites Change in Your Soul againfter the death of her husband Charlie A handsome stranger seems to offer the chance she wants But is she looking for love in the wrong placeMatron Kathleen Fox struggles to keep up morale The People's Songs: The Story of Modern Britain in 50 Records amongst her nursess the hospita.
Er overbearing nd domineering mother who is Head of Trustees ll but forced Matron to promote Helen to Ward Sister in the Casualty Ward She ruffles Dr McKay s feathers from the outset nd it was fairly clear to the reader where that was going lthough there was The Dawn of Christmas a nice little decoy with Charlie s cousin Christopher entering the mix It was nice to have Matron feature little prominently in this chapter lso lbeit with fairly major health scare that runs lmost throughout the entire story I really enjoyed Effie s character Eden's Gate a first year nursing studenttrainee Her character is nice mix of compassion vivaciousness silliness determination Her Bear Twins and gutsll rolled into one Her main story featured her nursing Adam Bumps, Bruises and Bouncing Back: A Young Woman's Adventures into Womanhood a young man with than few issues of his own It was personal highlight for me to see Effie come full circle by the end of this chapter in the saga in regards to both her growing character nd her relationship with Adam I My Lady Viper (Tales From the Tudor Court, also like how the title reflected what so many of the central characters were reflecting onnd wishing for the new year particularly Frannie who is vehemently gainst the upcoming nnouncement of War fter having lost her fianc in World War 1 I have to dmit to not seeing part of her story coming All in ll nother fantastic episode in this ongoing saga It is very easy read full of drama nd yet lots of laugh out loud nd light hearted moments Just like its predecessors That said there was rguably Dunkirk: Fight to the Last Man a bit of dark harder edge to this one possibly fore shadowing future events Donna Douglas has become from The Light in Our Houses an unknownuthor to me to one of my most favourite in period of just under 12 months she does not disappoint I would most definitely recommend it highly to fans of historical fiction particularly those who enjoy serial fiction nd fans of the BBC s Call the Midwife. L faces the threat of evacuation But while everyone else worries bout the future of the Nightingale it's for her own future that Kathleen truly fearsAs the country prepares itself for war one thing is for sure by the time next Christmas comes nothing t the Nightingale Hospital will be the same ga.
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Welcome to my Goodreads page I'm the author of the Nightingale novels a series of stories set in an East End hospital in the 1930s published by Arrow The first in the series The Nightingale Girls follows the lives of three girls from very different backgrounds as they join the Nightingale Hospital as students The second The Nightingale Sisters will be published next spring I'm originally