Two women – one a fiery teenager, the other a cantankerous octogenarian – find their mutual antipathy blossoms into an unlikely friendship in this heartfelt multi-generational story about finding a kindred spirit where you least expect it.
Zoe Lambros meets Mabel Andrews, a mercurial, cantankerous World War I Australian nurse. Zoe’s introduction to the fiery octogenarian is an explosive mix of sound and fury. Neither woman wants to give ground and they are determined to be proven right. For Zoe, actions speak louder than words and she sets out to uncover the enigma that is Mabel Andrews. Mabel discovers a kindred spirit that leads to an unlikely friendship. Together the two women forge a close bond that will change their lives forever. It’s a friendship for the ages
The Intertwined Souls Inbetween Series are standalone novels of the award-winning Intertwined Souls Series. This novel – in the timeline of the series – sits between Where Shadows Linger (Book 2) and Hidden Truths (Book 3).
Mabel of the Anzacs is a fictional account of a World War 1 nurse, elements were taken from historical records such as the heroic deeds of nurses as displayed by Mabel Andrews and Doris Smith. The bravery described in this novel was not something I conjured up but it was actual events.
I’m inspired by people who show extraordinary courage. Their courage and grace under pressure set them apart – find out more about these nurses by downloading the free book – Mabel Of The ANZACS: Heroic Nurses of World War 1: transcribed journals, photographs, and other related material. The companion book will be available for free.
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Mabel of the Anzacs is a very interesting story and quite unique in the way it is developed. This is a story mostly about women without any primary male character and I loved that. Indeed, the supporting cast is also mostly women and they complement the story well….the overall content is rich, historical, while also being entertaining at the same time. This is a great book that I would recommend. —Gisela Dixon for Readers’ Favorite
the characters are so memorable and likable…One aspect of this story I found most interesting was the role of women during the war as described by Mabel, who was a nurse during WWI. They were often the unsung heroes… and liked it that way. History books sing the praises of the generals, but this historical fiction story looks beyond those men to the nurses, doctors… — Roe / Goodreads
A masterful telling of the unburdening of grief and guilt, and the sweet tenderness of love. You will laugh, you may curse, and you will without a doubt cry.
— Preview Reviewed by: Barbara Daniels Dena USA
What a delightful read this was. I love the characters, especially the sassy and zany Zoe. The book incorporated historical content in a lighthearted read mixed with bits of humor. The elder lady (Mabel) from World War I and the Younger lady (Zoe) from World War II found common ground and trust for each other in sharing their heartfelt memories, they became very close friends. Very well written, I loved every page. – Preview Review by Shirley.
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