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<p><b>Kilkenny, 1939</b>. <b>Kitty Flinn</b> is only seventeen when she is forced to give up her newborn to a mother and baby home. Heartbroken and desperate for a fresh start she leaves Ireland behind for London, vowing to never look back.</p><p>Years go by and Kitty has a new life in England, but when her communist brother <b>Anthony</b> is injured during the war and ends up in hiding from the authorities, she has no choice but to return home. Food and medicine are hard to come by, so when she lands a nursing job at a hospital in Naas it seems the answer to all their problems. But things become more complicated when her ability to read German is noticed by an ambitious Irish official, <b>Sam Daley</b>...</p><p>Sam will stop at nothing to exploit Kitty's translation skills to gather intel from German prisoners, even resorting to digging into her past to ensure her loyalty. Kitty doesn't want to play any part in the war, especially when she finds out it could put Anthony's life at risk. But when Sam offers Kitty a one-time chance of finding her baby in exchange for her help, will she choose her past or her future?</p><p><b>Inspired by real life events <i>Kitty's War</i> is the new sweeping historical novel by the bestselling author of <i>Dublin's Girl</i>, Eimear Lawlor.</b></p><p><b>What readers are saying about Eimear Lawlor:</b></p><p>"This book was reminiscent of Pam Jenoff's WWII novels and carried the <b>suspense and anticipation</b> of Eoin Dempsey's <i>Finding Rebecca</i>... The chemistry between the main characters was incredible." <i>Reader review</i>, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐</p><p>"Loved this!... <b>Full of romance, political intrigue, suspense, and history</b>." <i>Arrow Reads</i>, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐</p><p>"<b>Fantastic read</b>. I have been completely <b>unable to put this one down</b>. I cannot wait to read more by this author." <i>Little Miss Book Lover 87</i>, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐</p><p>"<b>I loved this book</b> and can't wait to read what the author writes next... Very highly recommended!" <i>Reader review</i>, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐</p><p>"<i>Dublin's Girl</i> by Eimear Lawlor is a great historical fiction novel that has <b>romance, political intrigue, suspense</b>, and most definitely action... At first it seems as if it is a historical romance... it has so much more." <i>Reader review</i>, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐</p><p>"Wow... It was <b>exciting and captivating</b>." <i>Reader review</i>, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐</p><p>"I love learning about this time period in Irish history... The plot and the setting <b>drew me in immediately</b>." <i>Reader review</i>, ⭐⭐⭐⭐</p>

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9781800249332
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Aria
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Fiction
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384
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<p>A historical fiction novel, inspired by real life events, about a young woman fighting to carve her own way despite all odds being stacked against her. Cork, 1939: Kitty Flinn is only 17 when she is forced to give up her baby. Heartbroken and desperate for a fresh start she leaves for London...</p>

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<b>PRAISE FOR <i>DUBLIN'S GIRL</i></b>: <br />
'A great read with memorable characters, plenty of drama and lots of local history, providing a great snapshot of Dublin during the Irish War of Independence'

Family Tree Magazine

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ISBN
9781800249318
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eBook
Title
Kitty's War
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4.99
ISBN
9781800249332
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Paperback
Title
Kitty's War
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9.99
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9781803283760
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Hardback
Title
Kitty's War
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20.00
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9781803284514
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Trade Paperback
Title
Kitty's War
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12.99
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<p>Huge potential for the Irish and US markets.</p>

<p>Inspired by real life events of mothers having to give up their babies and based on a lot of historical research from the author.</p>

<p>Her first book DUBLIN'S GIRL was an <i>Irish Times</i> bestseller.</p>

<p>MARKET: Pam Jenoff; Rachel Rhys; Dinah Jeffries; Sharon Maas.</p>

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