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Three Cheers for the Shipyard Girls: The Shipyard Girls Series Book 12

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Even though victory bells are ringing loud and clear for the Shipyard Girls there's an element of sadness because this is the final part of this epic series of eleven novels which have charted the progress of this stalwart group of women as they survived whatever the war threw at them, whilst at the same time keeping the home fires and the Sunderland shipyards flourishing. In this final novel we meet again with the women who have become such an intrinsic part of the story and hope with the end of the war they can each go on to find the happiness they deserve. She said: “I am really excited about this new direction for these characters.” A change in direction for the characters

It's Sunderland History, my home town, that makes me so so proud of this author and all that she has achieved through writing and it's three cheers from me for all the women welders of Thompson shipyards that will never be forgotten. Your books are hugely popular and there’s even talk about them being made into a TV series! What do you think readers love about your books?She adds: “I’d ended The Shipyard Girls series and I had loads of my readers messaging me asking me to take the characters further. Nancy Revell sat down for a chat with My Weekly about her latest work. She talked about everything from inspiration to what she wants readers to feel when reading the novel.

And the shipyards are proving tougher than Polly ever imagined, while she waits for her man to return home safely. Victory for the Shipyard Girls” is the fifth novel in the “Shipyard Girls” series and was released in the year 2018. Sunderland in 1942. With the war showing zero signs of letting up. Helen’s thriving in her role as manager of the shipyard. However at home the return of her dad brings a startling discovery that rips her family apart. Nancy has stated that she envisions The Widow’s Choice as being part of a trilogy, so fans, watch this space and be prepared to fall in love with this new world and these new characters. More than a year has passed since Bel's wedding to sweetheart Joe. She knows she has much to feel thankful for and yet there is still one burning desire which she cannot ignore.

Nancy Revell brings her superb series about Sunderland’s finest to a triumphant end with the final mesmerizing installment, Three Cheers for the Shipyard Girls. The study involved interviewing women shipyard workers who had worked during WW2. The actual audio interviews were available to listen to, and it was fascinating to hear their tales.

I felt incredibly passionate about basing the series on these incredibly brave and hard-working women because I was astounded that next to nothing had been written about them. It was as though history had simply ignored them. There wasn’t even a single blue plaque giving these women even the slightest recognition for what they did. And yet they risked life and limb by working in the northeast shipyards. Gloria is hiding her own little secret – one that if found out, could not only threaten her job, but her life. Rosie, now happy that Peter is home from his secret missions abroad is finally starting to settle into married life but there is still her own secrets she needs to reconcile to be able to move on. Sunderland, 1942: Christmas is fast approaching, and with it comes a flurry of snow and surprises... Polly’s sweetheart Tommy has been declared missing while serving overseas, and although there is no certainty that he is dead, there is no guarantee that he will return home. Now Polly needs her friends more than ever, and the other women welders are ready to rally around her while she waits for news.Life remains full of challenges for Gloria, who must face her abusive ex-husband and confront her own guilty conscience about baby Hope’s real father. The secret is tearing her apart but if she admits the truth, she will risk losing everything. At the end of the day, what I really want people to take from this book is the feeling of hope. Hope for the future, hope for your life and hope for yourself.”

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