Barbara Phipps

Books

Dancing Upstairs
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,660. Language: British English. Published: September 23, 2014 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Susan has been in Provence for over a year when Jimmy Hanson brings news of her family in Ireland. Determined to put the past behind her, she travels to Kilmain with Chaz and Jimmy where she befriends an elderly lady who knew her mother well. When Susan decides to visit Leeds for Christmas, she follows the route her mother took as a runaway – but she wants nothing to do with her father.
Never Ask Why
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,500. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Helen McGuire is a fifty year old widow, who decides to go away for a while, and buys a motorhome and makes new friends on her travels. Her sons, Robert and James both have job opportunities which would mean moving away, but they are worried about leaving their mother alone. ‘Never Ask Why’ tells of Helen’s inner conflicts. Her journey is an emotional one, with highs and lows, laughter and tears.
The Threlfalls
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,520. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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In 1948, Charlie Fletcher, a Leeds publican and black marketeer, always has cash and ration coupons. He marries a young Irish girl, Siobhan, along comes daughter, Susan. With an alcoholic mother and a secretive father, Susan finds friendship with classmate, Jimmy, and his mother, Pauline, who she quickly learns to rely on through the hardships of life growing up during the 50’s and 60’s.

Barbara Phipps’s tag cloud

1950s    1960s    1970s    contemporary    leeds    postwar    prostitution