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Groves, Annie

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Works: 34 works in 180 publications in 2 languages and 6,691 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Christmas stories  Love stories  Sagas  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6060.O6257,
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Publications about Annie Groves
Publications by Annie Groves
Publications by Annie Groves, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Annie Groves
Where the heart is by Annie Groves( Book )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 428 libraries worldwide
Lou Campion has joined the WAAFs, against the wishes of her parents and twin sister Sasha. Tragedy haunts the other members of the family, as Katie's plans for the future are dashed, Fran's young husband is close to death and Bella's impossible passion has to remain a close secret. Yet even in the darkest hour there is hope
My sweet Valentine by Annie Groves( Book )
10 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 428 libraries worldwide
Tilly is passionately in love with the dashing American journalist, Drew. Dulcie's brother Rick has walked back into her life, the man who she longed for all those years ago! Agnes is comforted by the loving arms of her caring train driver fiance Ted. And Sally could not be happier with her talented surgeon boyfriend at her side, especially since he's risked his life to visit her at the stroke of midnight on New Year's Eve. For Tilly's mother, Olive, the cold heart that had been frozen, since her partner died, is beginning to thaw. But the man she pines for is betrothed to another. The net curtains on the well-to-do Article Row have been twitching, and prying eyes have seen the way she's been looking at Sergeant Dawson! When the clock strikes midnight at the Hammersmith Palais, three couples stare deeply into their lovers' eyes. The women of No. 13 Article Row know that joy is short lived in the London of 1941. It's a treacherous place, especially for the tender-hearted. As Valentine's Day approaches, the perils of war threaten life as they know it and all matters of the heart
As time goes by by Annie Groves( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 405 libraries worldwide
The Liverpool-based World War II saga from the 'new Katie Flynn'
London belles by Annie Groves( Book )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 372 libraries worldwide
Sally has left Liverpool to work as a nurse in London and when she arrives she is a shell of her former self. Where once stood a vivacious, sociable girl, now stands one plagued by homesickness and a betrayal that is devastatingly fresh in her mind. Dulcie is living the high life in the West End, a world away from home in Stepney. Working at Selfridges gives her access to the most fashionable clothes and makeup, but at home she is the black sheep of the family; always second to her sister. So she decides it's time to make a bid for freedom. Anges grew up in an orphanage, having been left on the steps as a new-born baby. But with war looming, and the orphanage relocating to the country, she must now seek out a job and lodgings. But with change comes exciting new opportunities, worlds away from the life she's known
Some sunny day by Annie Groves( Book )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 371 libraries worldwide
Rosie has grown up in the heart of Liverpool's Italian community, treated as one of their own, but when war breaks out, everything changes. The community is torn in two: friends become enemies, neighbours become traitors and Rosie is left uncertain of just who she can trust. When her mother is killed and her father missing at sea, Rosie is sent to live with her aunt, who lets slip a family secret. Fleeing her cruel aunt, Rosie becomes a land girl, and falls in love - with someone utterly forbidden. As bombs drop and families are ripped apart can they find happiness?
Daughters of Liverpool by Annie Groves( Book )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 365 libraries worldwide
Evocative and heartrending saga of Liverpool during World War Two, from the author of AS TIME GoeS BY ' rising star Annie Groves Katie's full of trepidation as she arrives in Liverpool. It's her first posting and her work will be so secret that she can't even speak about it to the family she's billeted with. She makes it clear that she's here to do her bit for the war effort, not to flirt with the many servicemen based at the nearby barracks. Which is just fine with Luke, son of the household and battle-scarred veteran of Dunkirk. He's had his heart broken already by a flighty nurse. His mother can't help worry about him - but she's got more than enough on her plate with her youngest children, the teenage twins, who don't see why a war should stop them having fun and achieving their ambition to go on the stage. Then the bombs begin to rain in Liverpool in earnest and everyone, from oldest to youngest, must realise what matters most in life
Across the Mersey by Annie Groves( Book )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 351 libraries worldwide
Jean and Vi are twins but couldn't be more different. Jean's proud of her honest, hardworking husband and their children, but there's never a penny to spare. Vi's equally proud of her husband's new role as a local councillor and their elegant new house, and has raised her children to expect the best. As war breaks out, agonising decisions must be faced. Should the oldest children enlist? Should the youngest be evacuated? All the traditional certainties are overturned. Then the twins' own younger sister, singer Francine, returns home unexpectedly and stirs up the past, even in the midst of present danger
When the lights go on again by Annie Groves( Book )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 350 libraries worldwide
Autumn 1944, the Allies are invading Italy. At home in Britain, along with everyone else, the Campion family are doing their bit - working tirelessly in the hope that the end of the war is now in sight. Lou, separated from her twin Sasha, is spreading her wings as a member of the Air Transport Auxiliary. Sasha, newly engaged is filled with the fear that haunts her of being trapped in the bomb shaft that nearly took her life. Emily, newly widowed, loves living in Whitchurch with Tommy her adopted son. Back in London, Katie hopes that she is over Luke until a surprise letter arrives
Home for Christmas by Annie Groves( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
Home for Christmas is a tale of four very different young women thrown together by war. Finding freedom and independence -- as well as love, passion and heartbreak -- for the very first time, a unique bond is formed as the hostilities take their toll on Britain
The heart of the family by Annie Groves( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 344 libraries worldwide
The Campions are a very close family. They've always stuck together through danger and sorrow, but even they begin to wonder if it's time to take their youngest, the twins to safety away from the bombing raids over Liverpool. Cousin Bella meanwhile is managing a crFche and discovers that life is not all pleasure. She's the last person her family would expect to help anyone; but when a figure from the past turns up, Bella's compassion is revealed. From hardship and heartbreak the Campions know they can make it through the toughest times if they have one another
The Grafton girls by Annie Groves( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
"All four women are brought together at The Grafton, the local dance hall favoured by American GIs as well as the local servicemen. In this heady, uncertain time, infatuation and passion blossom. But will each girl find true love - or true heartache?"--Jacket
Goodnight sweetheart by Annie Groves( Book )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 304 libraries worldwide
Molly is used to living in the shadow of her sister June, but as war looms, she doesn't realise how quickly she is going to have to grow up. She joins the Women's Voluntary Service, and falls in love with a seaman named Eddie. Throughout the war, Molly must find the strength to protect those closest to her heart
Hettie of Hope Street by Annie Groves( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 300 libraries worldwide
Set in 1920's Liverpool and London this tells of one girl's determination to succeed in a world where obstacles lurk around every corner
Only a mother knows by Annie Groves( Book )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
A compelling novel about four young women in wartime London, from the best-selling author of London Belles and My Sweet Valentine. In Article Row, in London's Holborn - four young women, Tilly, Sally, Dulcie and Agnes - have already been witnesses to the heartache and pain that Hitler's bombs have inflicted on ordinary Londoners. Tilly is desperate to wed her beau, Drew. Terrified that something will happen to prevent them from being together, her fears seem to be coming true when he is called back home to America
Ellie Pride by Annie Groves( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Polish and held by 281 libraries worldwide
"After the tragic death of her mother, headstrong Ellie Pride must forge her own way in the world. Ellie is sent to live with her uncle and aunt, but her uncle reveals a terrifying cruelty which forces her into a loveless marriage to escape him."--Jacket
Connie's courage by Annie Groves( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
A stirring novel of passion, lost loves and one girl's determination to conquer the odds from the author of ELLIE PRIDE. When Connie Pride finds herself alone and pregnant in the rough courts of Liverpool, she despairs. Deserted by her lover, menaced by his bullying uncle, and too proud to ask her estranged family for help, there seems no hope. Rescued from the gutter, she is offeredthe chance to train as a nurse at the Poor Hospital. Life becomes a whirl of hard work and long shifts, but also lively evenings at the music hall with her fellow nurses and the newly drafted soldiers. Finally Conniehas a purpose in life ' especially when the wounded of World War 1 start to arrive in their droves on the hospital wards. Witha roof over her head and a steady wage, ifshe can stay out of trouble, the future looks brighter. Even love seems possible again ' But then a face from the violent past turnsup to disrupt Connie's new life and shatter her dreams. All she has built up is threatened ' and she herself is in physical danger. Itwill take every ounce of the courage she possesses to overcome the odds ' and a little help from old friends and new '
Christmas on the Mersey by Annie Groves( Book )
6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
Rita Kennedy is forced to face some unpalatable truths about her husband, Charlie. But she must still play the part of dutiful wife, while her childhood sweetheart, Jack Callaghan, has shown her nothing but kindness. For Kitty Callaghan, burying herself in her work distracts her from the constant worry about her brothers, Danny and Tommy. And then there's Frank Feeny, the man she adores. Will they ever be together? With a Christmas of rationing and 'going without' to look forward to, the women of Empire Street are being tested like never before. But their troubles are only just beginning
Child of the Mersey by Annie Groves( Book )
4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
A brand new series from the bestselling author of A Christmas Promise. Perfect for fans of Katie Flynn. For the ordinary people of Empire Street, life will never be the same again. Kitty Fisher has plenty on her plate to keep her busy. Since her mother died when she was just a child, she's cooked, cleaned and scraped to make ends meet for her drunken father and her headstrong brothers. Rita Kennedy, living with her husband under the roof of his spiteful mother-in-law, is desperate for their own home. Perhaps that will help them get their marriage back on the rails again'For the two women and others like them on Liverpool's dockside and across the whole country, the threatening clouds of war will bring heartache and tragedy. It will take courage and the bonds of family and friends to help them see this through
A Christmas promise by Annie Groves( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Hettie of Hope Street by Annie Groves( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Set in 1920's Liverpool and London this tells of one girl's determination to succeed in a world where obstacles lurk around every corner
 
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controlled identity Jordan, Penny

Groves, Annie 1946-
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English (141)
Polish (1)
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