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Martin, Alex


Woodbine is Part One of the concluding two books in The Katherine Wheel Series. Ivy is Part Two and completes the whole story.
Lottie, her sister Isobel and Al, the man they both love, are on the brink of adulthood and the Second World War in Woodbine, the fifth book in the award-winning Katherine Wheel Series.
Trapped and alone in occupied France, Lottie must disguise her identity and avoid capture if she is to return and heal the bitter feud over the future of Cheadle Manor.
Back in England, Al is determined to prove himself. He joins the Air Transport Auxiliary service, flying aeroplanes to RAF bases all over the country.
Isobel defies everyone’s expectations by becoming a land girl. Bound by a promise to a dying woman, she struggles to break free and follow her heart.
Woodbine is the penultimate book in the Katherine Wheel Series.
Book One, DAFFODILS, is a love story, whose tender heart is almost torn apart through the tumultuous challenge of World War One. Katy, a maidservant at Cheadle Manor, longs to escape her narrow life but events unfold slowly in her rural Wiltshire village. Jem Phipps has always loved Katy. His proposal of marriage rescues her from scandal but, after tragedy strikes, Jem becomes a reluctant soldier on the battlefields of The First World War leaving Katy behind, restless and alone. Through the horrors of WW1, Katy discovers only love brings freedom.

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