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As the war takes its toll, the Nightingale nurses must do their bit for king and country….

Dora is the devoted mother of twin babies, but, determined to help the war effort, she goes back to work at the Nightingale Hospital. More used to nights out in the West End, Jennifer and Cissy volunteer in the hope of tending to handsome soldiers. They soon find out that nursing isn’t quite what they were expecting.

For shy and troubled Eve, the hospital provides an escape from the pressures of home, but the life of a nurse is never easy, especially at wartime.

Can the nurses rally together while war rages all around them? And will the Nightingale Hospital survive the Blitz?

©2015 Donna Douglas (P)2015 Soundings

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An enchanting journey to another time

This story brings to life a world that has sadly gone. But gives life to the characters who were part of that period in history.

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  • Annie
  • 08-03-2019

Great series of books.

I very much enjoy the books but what makes them even more entertaining is the narrator! She’s amazing with her story telling and the different voices she does! My favorite is the Grandma.

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  • SHARON PETRUZZI
  • 13-01-2017

Loved it.

Love all the stories of the Nightingale. They are so very realistic from the nursing standpoint of that period. Performance is excellent as well. I've read them all and am now reading (or I should say listening) for the second time.

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  • M.C.Garcia Jones
  • 14-02-2016

One of the best in the series!

A very good story, especially for fans of the style. Followers of the series will revisit their favourite characters through hardship, romance and some very touching moments.

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  • Esther
  • 20-12-2018

Another great story from Donna Douglas

I cannot rate this novel highly enough,
once again I have lived through the highs and lows of the Nightingale Nurses. a wonderful fstoryso well narrated by Penelope Freeman
cannot wait to listen to another

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  • 09-08-2017

Nightengales at war

Loved every moment of this wonderful book. I have all the Nightengale audio books. You feel part of the families.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 23-09-2016

A step back in time.

it really does transport you back and is a great escape. not keen on some of the narrators voices though.

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  • Mrs. J. Grist
  • 28-08-2015

Not impressed with narration!!

What made the experience of listening to Nightingales at War the most enjoyable?

The story line was good about a young girl who has a sad life, living with a very unkind aunt when her parents die, until she becomes a nurse and finds herself a life she can be happy in.

What did you like best about this story?

I enjoyed the story line when the main character decides to change her life regardless of threats from her aunt!

What three words best describe Penelope Freeman’s performance?

Character voices exaggerated!

If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

Childhood sadness evolving into a hardworking caring young woman who eventually believes in herself!!

Any additional comments?

I didn't like the narrators male voices, they were too deep and very slow, no one talks like that! The girls were quite squeaky! Speeding it up ruined the rest!

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