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            All the Ways We Said Goodbye: A Novel of the Ritz Paris

            All the Ways We Said Goodbye: A Novel of the Ritz Paris (Hardback)

            By Williams, Beatriz; Willig, Lauren; White, Karen

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            The New York Times bestselling authors of The Glass Ocean and The Forgotten Room return with a glorious historical adventure that moves from the dark days of two World Wars to the turbulent years of the 1960s, in which three women with bruised hearts find refuge at Paris' legenda...ry Ritz hotel. The heiress . . . The Resistance fighter . . . The widow . . . Three women whose fates are joined by one splendid hotel France, 1914. As war breaks out, Aurelie becomes trapped on the wrong side of the front with her father, Comte Sigismund de Courcelles. When the Germans move into their family's ancestral estate, using it as their headquarters, Aurelie discovers she knows the German Major's aide de camp, Maximilian Von Sternburg. She and the dashing young officer first met during Aurelie's debutante days in Paris. Despite their conflicting loyalties, Aurelie and Max's friendship soon deepens into love, but betrayal will shatter them both, driving Aurelie back to Paris and the Ritz- the home of her estranged American heiress mother, with unexpected consequences. France, 1942. Raised by her indomitable, free-spirited American grandmother in the glamorous Hotel Ritz, Marguerite Daisy Villon remains in Paris with her daughter and husband, a Nazi collaborator, after France falls to Hitler. At first reluctant to put herself and her family at risk to assist her grandmother's Resistance efforts, Daisy agrees to act as a courier for a skilled English forger known only as Legrand, who creates identity papers for Resistance members and Jewish refugees. But as Daisy is drawn ever deeper into Legrand's underground network, committing increasingly audacious acts of resistance for the sake of the country-and the man-she holds dear, she uncovers a devastating secret . . . one that will force her to commit the ultimate betrayal, and to confront at last the shocking circumstances of her own family history. France, 1964. For Barbara Babs Langford, her husband, Kit, was the love of her life. Yet
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            ISBN 9780062931092
            Released NZ 20 Jan 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            The Bobby Girls' Secrets: Book Two in the gritty, uplifting WW1 series about the first ever female police officers
             

            The Bobby Girls' Secrets: Book Two in the gritty, uplifting WW1 series about the first ever female police officers (Paperback)

            By Bell, Johanna

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              14 May 20

            The second book in an uplifting, lively saga series centered around women entering the world of policing for the first time, set at the outbreak of the First World War.

            ISBN 9781529330861
            Released NZ 14 May 2020
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series The Bobby Girls
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            War is Over

            War is Over (Hardback)

            By Almond, David; Illustrated by Litchfield, David

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            From the bestselling author of SKELLIG comes a powerful, vivid and moving story set during the first world war.

            ISBN 9781444946574
            Released NZ 13 Nov 2018
            Publisher Hachette Children's Books
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            The Battle of Messines Road
             

            The Battle of Messines Road (Hardback)

            By Moloney, J. K.; Moloney, W. J.

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            "Messines Road is a coming-of-age story, a World War I diary and a novel about friendship and families. It is a book of how two wars, 50 years apart, changed New Zealand and its people."--Publisher information.

            ISBN 9781877427572
            Published NZ 15 Jul 2015
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
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            Birdsong

            Birdsong (Paperback)

            By Faulks, Sebastian

            • RRP: $27.00
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            Stephen Wraysford, a young Englishman, arrives in Amiens in northern France in 1910 to stay with the Azaire family, and falls in love with unhappily married Isabelle. But, with the world on the brink of war, the relationship falters, and Stephen volunteers to fight on the Western... Front.
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            ISBN 9781784700034
            Released NZ 1 Sep 2014
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Vintage War
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            All The Ways We Said Goodbye [Large Print]
             

            All The Ways We Said Goodbye [Large Print] (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Large type / large print edition)

            By White, Karen; Williams, Beatriz; Willig, Lauren

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            An heiress, a resistance fighter, and a widow are all joined by one legendary hotel: the Ritz in Paris.

            ISBN 9780062978783
            Released NZ 20 Jan 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Stubby: A True Story of Friendship

            Stubby: A True Story of Friendship (Hardback)

            Illustrated by Foreman, Michael

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            Corporal Robert Conroy adopts a stray dog who wanders into an army training ground in 1917. The soldiers name the dog Stubby and smuggle him onboard their ship, taking him with them all the way to the Western Front during the First World War.

            ISBN 9781783447435
            Released NZ 3 Dec 2018
            Publisher Andersen Press Ltd
            Interest Age 5-8 years
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            War is Over

            War is Over (Paperback)

            By Almond, David; Illustrated by Litchfield, David

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            From the bestselling, award-winning author of SKELLIG comes a vivid and moving story, beautifully illustrated, written to commemorate the hundred-year anniversary of the end of the First World War.

            ISBN 9781444940312
            Released NZ 29 Oct 2019
            Publisher Hachette Children's Books
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            The Bobby Girls: Book One in a gritty, uplifting new WW1 series about Britain's first ever female police officers

            The Bobby Girls: Book One in a gritty, uplifting new WW1 series about Britain's first ever female police officers (Paperback)

            By Bell, Johanna

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            A gritty, uplifting new saga series about the first ever female police officers, set at the outbreak of the First World War - perfect for fans of Dilly Court, Daisy Styles and Call the Midwife. ***More information coming soon***

            ISBN 9781529330854
            Released NZ 26 Dec 2019
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series The Bobby Girls
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            The Crofter's Daughter: A heartwarming rural saga

            The Crofter's Daughter: A heartwarming rural saga (Paperback)

            By Ramsay, Eileen

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            'When I'm the farmer,' began Mairi, and then she stopped, for she would never be the farmer. Since she was nine Mairi McGloughlin has known she wants to be a farmer, but by the law of the land it's her scholarly brother Ian who will someday inherit.

            ISBN 9781785762284
            Released NZ 12 Dec 2019
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
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