The Nurses' War
In 1915, as World War I rages in Europe and the numbers of dead and injured continue to grow, Australian nurse, Sister Cora Barker, leaves her home in Australia for England, determined to use her skills for King and Country. When she arrives at Harefield House she helps transform it into a hospital that is also a little piece of home.As the months pass, her mission to save diggers' lives becomes more urgent as the darkest months of the war see injured soldiers from the battlefields of France and Belgium flood into Harefield in the thousands. When the hospital sends out a desperate call for help, a quiet young seamstress from the village, Jessie Chester, steps up as a volunteer. At the hospital she meets Private Bert Mott, but the looming threat of his return to the Front hangs over them. Could her first love be her first heartbreak?The nurses war is a war against despair and death, fought with science and love rather than mustard gas and fear - but can they possibly win it? And what will be the cost?
Publication Date: 30-Mar-2022
Publisher: Harlequin Enterprises (Australia) Pty, Limited