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  • Title: The Shipyard Girls
  • Author: Nancy Revell
  • ISBN: 9781784754631
  • Page: 215
  • Format: Paperback
  • Sunderland, 1940, and the women go to the shipyards to do their bit for the war effort.pPolly never dreamed she would be able to work in the shipyards like the men in her family but times are tough and her new job ends up giving her than she ever expected when she meets enigmatic dock diver Tommy Watts.During the day, head welder Rosie teaches her fledgling flSunderland, 1940, and the women go to the shipyards to do their bit for the war effort.pPolly never dreamed she would be able to work in the shipyards like the men in her family but times are tough and her new job ends up giving her than she ever expected when she meets enigmatic dock diver Tommy Watts.During the day, head welder Rosie teaches her fledgling flock of trainees their new trade, but at night she hides a secret life.And mother hen Gloria signs up to escape her brutal husband, but finds she cannot run from her problems.The Shipyard Girls start off as strangers but end up forging an unbreakable bond of friendship in the most difficult times.
    The Shipyard Girls Sunderland and the women go to the shipyards to do their bit for the war effort pPolly never dreamed she would be able to work in the shipyards like the men in her family but times are tough an

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    1. Full review to follow but this is a cracking saga set in the North East of England during World War 2 I LOVED it and became totally immersed and involved in the story Can t wait to read the next book in the series.

    2. The Shipyard Girls by Nancy Revell is starts in August 1940 and England is at war Rosie Thornton is the head welder at J.L Thompson Sons in the shipyards in Sunderland, and she will be getting some new recruits to train Polly Elliot, Hannah, Gloria, Dorothy Williams, Martha Perkins and Mary are the new hires Rosie sizes them up and figures one of them will not last the week it turns out to be Mary Welding is a tough job, but the women are up to the job Rosie works hard at the shipyard during the [...]

    3. I ve just noticed that I hadn t added my review for the first book in this lovely series about a group of women who work on the shipyards during the war.It s a great book full of friendship, the war effort and romance and family relationships.Rosie, the head welder is given a bunch of new girls to train and we get to know them all.A lovely writing style that has you quickly engaging with the characters and set during one of my favourite eras for a series.

    4. It s 1941 and England is at war Polly has been working at a little seaside caf but business is slow and she knows she must find work elsewhere Her two elder twin brothers, Teddy and Joe are in Egypt fighting for Britain while Teddy s wife, Bel is living with Polly and her mother, Agnes Lucille, is the little baby belonging to Bel and Teddy and is loved dearly by Polly Bel is working as a conductor on the buses while Agnes looks after Lucille during the day Polly decides to apply for a job at the [...]

    5. A pleasant enough read I ll certainly be looking out for subsequent books in the series , very interesting to learn something about what goes went on in a shipyard I m probably nitpicking here, but, whilst too much regional dialect can sometimes disrupt the flow of reading, in this case I feel there was too little just occasionally somebody called another Pet , but otherwise nothing to suggest that events were taking place in the North East of England in my opinion either the language should hav [...]

    6. I loved this book It tells the story of six women who start work as welders at a shipbuilders in Sunderland during the Second World War, and how their friendship builds We get to know and care for these characters, and live through their home and love lives with them Will Polly find happiness with Tommy Will Gloria escape her home life Will Rosie s secret second job be revealed I grew to love these characters and really look forward to reading the next book in the series.

    7. Sk n fort lling om en flok st rke kvinder, der l fter opgaverne p skibsv rftet, da m ndene er draget i krig Hver af de seks kvinder har en historie og en baggrund der ikke er helt normal eller m ske er det Vi f r historien om ung spirende k rlighed, om hustruvold og om misbrug af en mindre rig pige P charmerende vis, k des de seks kvinders historie sammen og trods store forskelligheder, finder kvinderne hinanden i et ubrydeligt b nd Jeg gl der mig til at l se n ste bog i serien.

    8. More romance than historical fiction, still enjoyed it as I live in the area right next to the beach Made you think his life was like in Sunderland during the war but overall a great read.

    9. The shipyard girlsVery enjoyable book Looking forward to the next one If you enjoy reading Katie Flynn books , Ellie Dean or such authors then you will enjoy this author.

    10. Quite a good story Certainly gives a good in sight into woman working in a shipyard during the war Otherwise a regular love story as the men go off to fight over seas.

    11. This first book was the first in what looks like to be a awesome series I loved the characters and love reading about what they do and theirStruggle during the war.

    12. One of the books I ve actually enjoyed reading in the last few weeks Can t wait to read the next one in the series.

    13. overall a.good read lobed the factor was set in the north with good gritting characters look forward to the next book

    14. Such a good book with an insight into a skill which was highly important during the war Its my first book about the shipyards i have read and iv already pre ordered the next

    15. This was a decent character study, but did not hold my interest very well Should be billed of a romance than historical fiction.

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