Blitz

Blitz Velma s large family refuse to accept she is now a young woman She falls in love with Jack and her family discuss whether he is a suitable husband for their youngest sister She is determined to show h

  • Title: Blitz
  • Author: Sue Perkins
  • ISBN: 2940012459749
  • Page: 404
  • Format: Nook
  • Velma s large family refuse to accept she is now a young woman She falls in love with Jack and her family discuss whether he is a suitable husband for their youngest sister She is determined to show her siblings she is now an adult and can make her own decisions.World War II is declared The engaged couple are forced to cancel their white wedding only days before the serVelma s large family refuse to accept she is now a young woman She falls in love with Jack and her family discuss whether he is a suitable husband for their youngest sister She is determined to show her siblings she is now an adult and can make her own decisions.World War II is declared The engaged couple are forced to cancel their white wedding only days before the service This puts a strain on the relationship between Jack and Velma She must choose whether to let Jack go to war as a single man, or to marry in a registry office without the support of family and friends Can Velma survive the worry of Jack being at the front Will it be easier to cope if they are married

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    1. Originally posted at: longandshortreviews.cWorld War II era novella Blitz evokes emotion from the first. Jack and Velma’s first meeting might have been antagonistic, but humor gets the better of them, and suddenly all these possibilities open up before them. The opening chapter is like a first kiss – a momentary awkwardness, a flicker of hope, and then, oh yes, the promise of so much more. We readers want to rush ahead into this relationship, every bit as much as Velma does. And surely, give [...]

    2. Perkins pens a suspenseful love story set against the backdrop of World War II with "Blitz." Velma Field comes of age just before the dawn of World War II. When she meets Jack Stanley, her courage and resolve is tested like never before.The novel starts in 1938. The Fields live in Plymouth, England a town on the coast. Velma goes to visit her sister, Florence, and discovers Jack, Florence's brother-in-law in the kitchen. For Velma, the attraction to Jack is heartfelt and immediate. Jack also fin [...]

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