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Jessie's Promise
01 Feb 2017 * EBOOK * £2.99 * 9781784977177

When Jessie Hale starts her new job as nursemaid to a family in Devon, she discovers a household barely surviving the after effects of the Great War.

Fiction / FT (Saga)
Extent: 288 pages
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The Runaway Wife
Hetty's Secret War
Also in Women at War Series series
Jessie's Promise: From the bestselling storytellerWomen at War Series, 1by Rosie Clarke

From the bestselling author of LIZZIE'S SECRET and LIZZIE'S WAR, a story about a resilient, strong woman surviving adversity post World War 1.

DEVON 1918. When Jessie Hale loses her nursing job at the end of the First World War, she leaves London to become the nurse maid to the Kendle family in Devon.

On arrival she finds the family in disarray. Captain Kendle is a loving father but is traumatised by the war and kept at arm's length by his frosty wife. When their elderly Nanny suffers a bad fall, Jessie has to try to bring the household together. Gradually Jessie finds her place in their lives, becoming devoted to Captain Kendle's lively son Jack, his lovely, but quiet daughter Catherine, as well his invalid Mother.

Jessie soon starts to love her life at Kendlebury Hall, but problems arise when her feelings for her employer start to change...

What people are saying about JESSIE'S PROMISE:

'A beautiful story very well written'

'I quickly got drawn into this book, the description made me realise how tough life in service was'

'Jessie's Promise is a book that HAS to be devoured this year'

Rosie is happily married and lives in a quiet village in East Anglia. Writing books is a passion for Rosie, she also likes to read, watch good films and enjoys holidays in the sunshine. She loves shoes and adores animals, especially squirrels and dogs.

Over 50,000 eBooks sold since launch in April 2016.

Over 170 - 5-star reviews.

Top 20 Kindle Bestseller.

Perennially strong selling genre with loyal readership.

'Great storyline. Brilliant main characters. A very well written book that I would highly recommend' Stephanie Collins, NetGalley

'Loved the storyline and characters, beautifully written and really look forward to reading more by this author' Shirley Jones, NetGalley

This read proved to be much more than just a family saga set around the time of war and it surprised me with the depth of the storylines and the feelings and emotions it inspired in me' Emma Crowley via Shaz's Book Blog

'I loved the characters and I really like Rosie's writing style' Book Worms and Shutterbugs

'Contains good life lessons that are still applicable in today's society. I am looking forward to reading Rosie Clarke's other novels' The Avid Reader

'A learning curve within a novel ... A book that just HAS to be devoured this year. The first book I have read by Rosie Clarke, I am about to go nab her others!' The Writing Garnet

'I was caught up in Jessie's story from the very beginning, and I loved all the little twists and turns along the way, so much so that I look forward to reading more by Clarke in the future' Diary of an Eccentric

'A wonderful saga, full of determination, hope, love and secrets ... a brilliant story' Ali The Dragon Slayer

'This is good old fashioned story telling with a good old fashioned plot ... You will like this if you enjoy historical novels where a woman finds love and hope after loss' Kathleen Gray, NetGalley

'Engaging ... an enjoyable read' Maggie Macdonald, NetGalley

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