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  • Location: Margate, Ramsgate

The Teashop Girls at War

The Teashop Girls at War

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1942:  The girls who work for Joe Lyons are praying for their loved ones to return homefrom war safely.

  • ISBN: 978-1035020645
  • Genre: Historical, Sagas

What you need to know before your trail

Happily married Rose is busy with staffing problems at the teashop, many women having taken on war work. Rose dreams of her husband’s return while trying to keep everyone happy.

Lily has her own worries when the father of her daughter appears back in her life – with no explanation. Katie longs for a family of her own, just as a handsome airman arrives on the scene.

At Sea View Guest House, Flora – wary of a relationship and marriage – is fearful of letting her feelings for John Bentley develop further. Especially as she has her guests to be mindful of . . .

Anya is torn, having given birth to a beautiful baby boy who is the spitting image of his father, who has been taken as a prisoner of war. Presented with a chance to save him, Anya confides in her friends, leaving her son in their care. With the uncertainty of the future, can the Teashop girls overcome their personal battles?

Travel Guide

J Lyons

J. Lyons & Co. was a British restaurant chain a food manufacturer and even a chain of hotels which was founded in 1884 by Joseph Lyons and his brothers in law, Isidore and Montague Gluckstein.

Lyons’ first teashop opened in Piccadilly, London in 1894, and from 1909 they developed into a chain of teashops, with the firm becoming a staple of the High Street in the UK. There were around 200 cafes at one point!

BookTrail Boarding Pass:  The Teashop Girls at War

Destination/Location: Margate, Ramsgate  Author:  Elaine Everest  Departure: 1952

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