[EPUB] ✰ The Mill Girls of Albion Lane Author Jenny Holmes – Tkcleaningservices.co.uk

The Mill Girls of Albion Lane he Mill Girls of Albion Lane was a captivating tale of life in the 1930 s and the Mill Industry Fans of Margaret Dickson and Call the Midwife will definitely enjoy this book.Set in the Bradford Mill Industry of the 1930 s we meet Lily, the eldest daughter of the Briggs family Lily has worked in the Mill since she was 14 and is the middle daughter of a mother who tries her best and a drunken father As well as learning about life during this period, and specifically the industry, we follow Lily and her family through some serious adversity involving health, betrayal, love, fear and the criminal justice system When things get tough, we see how the mill community comes together to offer support.I was captivated to the story throughout, crying on many occasion I highly recommend a big box of tissues toward the later half of the book At one point I cried so much I had to stop reading To me that is the sign of a great story teller.All the characters are well developed, making it easier to imagine them and to develop a kind of relationship You believe everyone you see to be real, feeling anger and hatred to some, and love t I do like historical sagas and this one didn t disappoint me It has a lovely storyline, quite emotional at times,but it sucks you in and makes you feel like you re part of it Is a bit slow to get going but well worth a read. On The Cobbled Streets Of A Yorkshire Mill Town In 1931, Lily Briggs Does All She Can To Keep Trouble At Bay For Her And Her Family.She Works Hard At Calvert Mill To Make Ends Meet And Take Care Of Her Parents And Younger Siblings Saturday Nights At The Dance Hall And Dressmaking With Her Two Best Friends Keep Lily Upbeat, And Now There S A Blossoming Romance With Childhood Friend Harry Bainbridge To Put An Extra Spring In Her Step, Too.But Then A Run Of Misfortune Threatens Lily S Work, Home And Personal Life, And She Has To Rely On The Community At The Mill To Rally Together For Support With So Many Others To Worry About, Will Lily Always Put Them First Or Can She Find Her Own Happy Ending A Heart Warming, Nostalgic Tale Of Triumph Over Adversity That Readers Of Katie Flynn, Donna Douglas And Call The Midwifewill Adore. England, 1931 The courageous girls of Briggs family and their friends are working their way through thick and thin, making me in awe about their inner strength and I am sure they would have been shocked about this opinion They just take the day by day, step by step, right No They are gutsy, they are hard working and they are sweet I would be so glad to have friends like them in the real life Good hearted Lily, always putting others first, but no pushover, no way Pretty Margie, knocked down by the sudden change in her life plans Sweet Evie, experiencing the harsh treatment of working girls firsthand Their friends, their mishaps, their love lives, their putting on with life.This is one smoothly flowing read, seemingly just a lovely summer Mill girlsReally LOVELY story love romance archbishops old fashioned story would recommend this book for good read really enjoyed the story Brilliant readInteresting good read good plots and happy ending a good holiday book Nice and easy good story line but it Nice Sunday garden rwadAnother good read from Jenny Holmes, scrapping by, family fall outs and life s trials and tribulations Hard times in the 30 s, and we think it s hard now A wonderful book of life in the cotton mills of the 1930s. I quite like reading sagas now and again and this one did not disappoint.Set in the 1930 s and around the Mill Works Lily Briggs works at Calvert Mill to make ends meet and looks after her younger siblings.Lily and her two best friends spend their Saturday night at the dance hall and now she has a bit of a romance with Harry who was her childhood frien I quite enjoyed this The romance was light but lovely, the story was excellent except in places where it was obvious what was going to happen but overall it sucked me into the story and I felt I was in it which is what I always look for in a historical novel I will definitely keep an eye on t

About the Author: Jenny Holmes

Jenny Holmes lives in a beautiful part of Yorkshire and sets her sagas in the industrial heartland nearby She enjoys horse riding, gardening and walking her dog in the dales She also writes children s books as Jenny Oldfield.

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