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  • Marriage and Mayhem for the Tobacco Girls

  • The Tobacco Girls, Book 5
  • By: Lizzie Lane
  • Narrated by: Anne Dover
  • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
  • 4.9 out of 5 stars (49 ratings)

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Summary

War is fleeting, but true love last forever...

May 1944

Hope and excitement is in the air when news breaks of the allied forces landing in Normandy. D Day has arrived. However, the day-to-day struggles for the Tobacco Girls continue.

Carole Thomas wants her old life back. She is burdened with the guilt of being a young single mother and considers having baby Paula adopted, but Maisie Miles will do anything to stop her.

Phyllis Mason having found the love of her life is getting married in Malta to Mick Fairbrother, but will the dangerous legacies of war plague her happy day?

Bridget O’Neill finds herself posted to one of the hospitals receiving the injured from the D-Day landing beaches. Her most fervent hope is that her husband, Lyndon, does not become one of them.

Peace is on the horizon, but will their wishes and dreams win through and bring them a happy ever after?

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Critic reviews

"A gripping saga and a storyline that will keep you hooked." (Rosie Goodwin)

"The Tobacco Girls is another heartwarming tale of love and friendship and a must-read for all saga fans." (Jean Fullerton)

"Lizzie Lane opens the door to a past of factory girls, redolent with life-affirming friendship, drama and choices that are as relevant today as they were then." (Catrin Collier)

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Fabulous

Amazing hope she writes more about the tobacco girls ! Such a fab saga .. write more

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Compulsive

I have enjoyed everyone of the books in this series.
I hope there are more to come.

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Well worth a listen

I have enjoyed every book in the series so far, and this one certainly didn’t disappoint. Gives a realistic insight in what it was like living through the war and the impact on families. Looking forward to the next instalment.

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Gripped as always

Lizzie Lane is a master of story telling. The minute I start her books I can't stop listening. Including this one. In this case it was nice to find out what's happening to the characters towards the end of the war. It's written telling each story in a cohesive way. These books always take me away. I live in Bristol and work at the tobacco company as it is now... I just love these references to the old.

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Just brilliant

I've listened to all the Tobacco Girls books now and the girls and the other characters have become my extended family, just a brilliant writer, the 5th book is just as good as the other 4. following the lives of these families is addictive and I'm sad that this book is over so soon.... could not leave it, as usual Anne Dover gives her all as the narrator.
I fully recommend all 5 books and the good news is that there will be more in the series.
Thanks Lizzie Lane 🥰

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full of surprises

It was great to follow the Tobacco girls after they had split pathways yet destined to become once again entwined in another excellent book by Lizzie lane. Next please

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Brilliant

love Anne Dover as a narrator, and have now finished all 5 books, can't wait for the next one , love it


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Wonderful sequel

It was wonderful to catch up with the 3 “M’s” again. Great stories and lovely narration. More please.