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A Brighter Day Tomorrow

By Pamela Evans

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A young mother struggles to survive in wartime London... A poignant and touching saga by Pam Evans, the much-loved author of DANCE YOUR TROUBLES AWAY and WHEN THE LIGHTS GO DOWN.

A BRIGHTER DAY TOMORROW is a heartwarming and poignant saga from Pam Evans, set in London during the Second World War. Perfect for readers of Kitty Neale, Katie Flynn and Dilly Court. Readers love Pam Evans' books: 'A touching novel' Daily Express

When they're not working in a West London munitions factory, Liz Beck and her best friend Marg find time for fun and laughter at the local ice rink. Then a couple of handsome American servicemen sweep them off their feet and Marg's dream of becoming a GI bride looks like it might come true.

Liz's sister Dora is jealous of the romance that blossoms between Victor and Liz but nothing can spoil Liz's happiness. Then tragedy strikes and Liz makes a discovery that causes a rift in her family. With almost nothing left to lose, she finds love and support where she least expects it and, as the war comes to an end, she hopes for a brighter day tomorrow...

Biographical Notes

Pam Evans was born and brought up in Ealing, London. She now lives in Surrey, near to her family and five beautiful grandchildren. For more information about Pam and her novels visit www.pamevansbooks.com.

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  • ISBN: 9781472238320
  • Publication date: 17 May 2018
  • Page count: 288
  • Imprint: Headline
Praise for Pam Evans' well-loved family sagas: 'A touching novel' — Daily Express
An unforgettable tale of life during the war — Our Time
Nostalgia, heartbreak, danger and war: all the ingredients of an engrossing novel — Bolton News
There's a special kind of warmth that shines through the characters — Lancashire Evening Post
This book touched me very, very much. It's lovely — North Wales Chronicle
Praise for Pam Evans' well-loved family sagas: 'A touching novel'
An unforgettable tale of life during the war
Nostalgia, heartbreak, danger and war: all the ingredients of an engrossing novel
There's a special kind of warmth that shines through the characters
This book touched me very, very much. It's lovely
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A moving and nostalgic saga from Pam Evans, set in London during wartime. Perfect for readers of Katie Flynn, Kitty Neale and Dilly Court.Readers love Pam Evans heartwarming family sagas:'A touching novel' Daily Express'An unforgettable tale of life during the war' Our Time'Nostalgia, heartbreak, danger and war: all the ingredients of an engrossing novel' Bolton News'There's a special kind of warmth that shines through the characters' Lancashire Evening Post'This book touched me very, very much. It's lovely' North Wales Chronicle

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Dance Your Troubles Away

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Diamonds in Danby Walk

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Star Quality

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The Apple of her Eye

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A Mother's Joy: A Short Story Collection In Celebration Of Motherhood

Lynda Page, Pamela Evans, Anne Baker, Jennie Felton
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Four of our most-loved saga authors invite you to join them on a journey through motherhood in this collection of heart-warming short stories.Daisy's Day by Anne BakerIt's 1920s Liverpool and Daisy must do everything she can to protect her children from poverty and disease. A mother's love is limitless...The First Strawberry by Pam EvansBombs are falling over London and times are hard for Rose and her family. That is until six-year-old Sydney and a little miracle restore all hope...The Birthday Surprise by Jennie FeltonSomerset, 1898. Can two daughters ease their mother's sorrows and bring her a birthday full of joy? How Memories Are Made by Lynda PageGinnie Owens is facing a devastating decision. But she's about to discover that just when all seems lost a mother's dreams can finally come true.

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On Her Own Two Feet

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A Song Once Heard

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Return to Moondance

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