Flo Canning’s heart is beyond repair following the news that she has been dreading since the outbreak of war. As Flo throws herself into the role of fabric manager at Liberty’s, old and new friends alike help pull her from a whirl of despair.
Between work and home life there’s plenty to keep Flo occupied. Not least new deputy store manager, Henry Masters, whose arrival has consequences that Flo and her workmates could never have foreseen.
But there is more tragedy still to come, and Flo and her friends will need each other more than ever if they are to survive the uncertainty ahead.
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I’m such a huge fan of this fantastic series, so I was incredibly excited to learn there was to be a new installment especially as it meant I got to hang out with the wonderful Liberty Girls again. I absolutely love the tight knit group they have developed and always love the scenes showing their friendship. They are so supportive of each other through difficult times that I often found myself getting teary whilst reading. I would love to know them all personally and be part of their group.
Flo was always one of my favourite characters and I enjoyed getting to catch up with her again though I wish it was in happier circumstances. It was great to see her adjust to her new circumstances and develop throughout the book. The new characters including the store deputy Henry Masters helps send the story in a new direction and help make things very interesting at Liberty’s. I like how the author always manages to keep the story fresh by introducing new people to the group in such a realistic way.
This story had a lovely flow to it and I found myself drawn into the story from the first page and lost in Flo’s world. The author cleverly includes some historical details into the story in a gentle way so the story never feels bogged down with it. I enjoyed learning about all the changes happening in the war especially learning more about the utility fabrics and the changes to adoption which I hadn’t read much about before. The story is told in such a way that the reader starts to feel part of the group and very fond of the characters so all that happens feels very personal. I now can’t wait to read more from this amazing series!
Huge thanks to Rachel Kennedy from Arrow publishing for inviting me onto the blog tour and for my copy of this book via Netgalley.
About the Author:
Fiona Ford is the author of the Liberty Girls series, which is set in London during the Second World War.
Fiona spent many years as a journalist writing for women’s weekly and monthly magazines. She has written two novels under the pseudonym, Fiona Harrison, as well as two sagas in her own name in the Spark Girls series.
Fiona lives in Berkshire with her partner.