When Wishes Come True

When Wishes Come True : A moving wartime saga of love, motherhood and freedom

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Evelyn Wilkinson married Charles Lister-Sinclair just hours before he left for war, unaware that she would never see him again and that she was already carrying his child. When Amelia is born, Charles's parents refuse to accept that she is their grandchild, so, penniless and afraid, Evelyn moves to the backstreets of Liverpool where she dreams of escaping. Meanwhile, as little Milly grows up she discovers that a world of happiness lies on her doorstep.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 113 x 178 x 33mm | 268g
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0755303199
  • 9780755303199
  • 717,933

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Hilarious and touching stories of life in Liverpool * Woman's Realm * Praise for Joan Jonker: 'As usual our Joan has come up with a story full of laughter and smiles * Liverpool Echo *
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About Joan Jonker

Joan Jonker was born and bred in Liverpool. She led a rich and varied life and was devoted to her family. Before writing novels, she worked tirelessly for the charity-run organisation Victims of Violence which she founded in 1976. Sadly, Joan died in 2006, but she is remembered fondly by her family and friends and her multitude of fans.
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Rating details

341 ratings
4.49 out of 5 stars
5 67% (228)
4 21% (72)
3 8% (27)
2 3% (10)
1 1% (4)
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