The first three heartbreaking Lovely Lane novels collected in one perfect box set, by bestselling author Nadine Dorries. Life and death, love and loss, jealousies, rivalries and betrayals are woven into a rich tapestry in Nadine's great series about poverty, sacrifice and community spirit in post-war Liverpool and the early days of the NHS.
THE ANGELS OF LOVELY LANE.
It is 1953 and five very different girls arrive at the nurses' home in Lovely Lane, Liverpool, to start their training at St Angelus Hospital.
THE CHILDREN OF LOVELY LANE.
The nurses of Lovely Lane are now in their second year and are about to face some truly harrowing times on the wards.
THE MOTHERS OF LOVELY LANE.
Bronia Ryan has battled depression since her husband died. Now one of her sons is in prison. Her youngest, Lorcan, is trying to escape a life of crime. As usual, St Angelus is at the heart of things.
Head of Zeus * Saga
31 Mar 2019 * 992pp * £10.99 * 9781784979706
'As heart-warming as it is heartbreaking, this novel is unputdownable' Sunday Express.
'The characters are engaging... And the theme of the novel powerful' The Times.
'A riveting tale packed full of history, love and deceit' OK! Magazine.
'Captivating, phenomenal and touching' 23 Review Street.
'A multi-layered book [with] gorgeous sentences and sensational plotlines' With Love for Books
The Rt Hon. Nadine Dorries grew up in a working-class family in Liverpool. She spent part of her childhood living on a farm with her grandmother, and attended school in a small remote village in the west of Ireland. She trained as a nurse, then followed with a successful career in which she established and then sold her own business. She has been MP for Mid Bedfordshire since 2005, and previously served as Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. She has three daughters, and is based in Gloucestershire.