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Secrets of a charmed life / Susan Meissner.

By: Meissner, Susan, 1961- [author.]Contributor(s): Kerr, Alana [narrator.]Material type: SoundSoundPublisher number: Z100087800 | Recorded BooksPublisher: Escondido : Christianaudio, 2015Edition: UnabridgedDescription: 1 online resource (1 sound file (11 hr., 27 min., 02 sec.))Content type: spoken word Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781633892309; 1633892301Subject(s): World War (1939-1945) | Sisters -- Fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- England -- London -- Fiction | FICTION -- Christian -- General | Sisters | England -- London | Fiction | Christian Fiction | Historical Fiction | 1939-1945Genre/Form: War stories. | Downloadable audio books. | Audiobooks. | Fiction. | Historical fiction. | War stories. | Christian fiction. | Historical fiction. | Historical fiction. | Audiobooks. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Source record:: Secrets of a charmed life.DDC classification: 813/.6 LOC classification: PS3613.E435Other classification: FIC014000 Online resources: Click here to access MontanaLibrary2Go title or place hold | Excerpt Click here to listen to an excerpt of this title | Excerpt Click here to listen to an excerpt of this title | Excerpt Sample Click here to listen to an excerpt of this title | Image Read by Alana Kerr.Summary: The author of A Fall of Marigolds journeys from the present day to World War II England, as two sisters are separated by the chaos of wartime ... She stood at a crossroads, half-aware that her choice would send her down a path from which there could be no turning back. But instead of two choices, she saw only one--because it was all she really wanted to see ... Current day, Oxford, England. Young American scholar Kendra Van Zant, eager to pursue her vision of a perfect life, interviews Isabel McFarland just when the elderly woman is ready to give up secrets about the war that she has kept for decades ... beginning with who she really is. What Kendra receives from Isabel is both a gift and a burden--one that will test her convictions and her heart. 1940s, England. As Hitler wages an unprecedented war against London's civilian population, hundreds of thousands of children are evacuated to foster homes in the rural countryside. But even as fifteen-year-old Emmy Downtree and her much younger sister Julia find refuge in a charming Cotswold cottage, Emmy's burning ambition to return to the city and apprentice with a fashion designer pits her against Julia's profound need for her sister's presence. Acting at cross purposes just as the Luftwaffe rains down its terrible destruction, the sisters are cruelly separated, and their lives are transformed ...
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The author of A Fall of Marigolds journeys from the present day to World War II England, as two sisters are separated by the chaos of wartime ... She stood at a crossroads, half-aware that her choice would send her down a path from which there could be no turning back. But instead of two choices, she saw only one--because it was all she really wanted to see ... Current day, Oxford, England. Young American scholar Kendra Van Zant, eager to pursue her vision of a perfect life, interviews Isabel McFarland just when the elderly woman is ready to give up secrets about the war that she has kept for decades ... beginning with who she really is. What Kendra receives from Isabel is both a gift and a burden--one that will test her convictions and her heart. 1940s, England. As Hitler wages an unprecedented war against London's civilian population, hundreds of thousands of children are evacuated to foster homes in the rural countryside. But even as fifteen-year-old Emmy Downtree and her much younger sister Julia find refuge in a charming Cotswold cottage, Emmy's burning ambition to return to the city and apprentice with a fashion designer pits her against Julia's profound need for her sister's presence. Acting at cross purposes just as the Luftwaffe rains down its terrible destruction, the sisters are cruelly separated, and their lives are transformed ...

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