The September Girls, Paperback Book
5 out of 5 (1 rating)


Two families - and their secrets ...A superb Liverpool saga from bestselling author Maureen Lee In Liverpool, on a stormy September night in 1920, two women from very different backgrounds give birth to daughters in the same house.

Enemies at first, they later become friends when separate troubles unite them.

But friendship between their daughters, Cara and Sybil, is a different matter. Nineteen years later, at the beginning of the Second World War, Cara and Sybil find themselves thrown together when they enlist and are both stationed in Malta.

It is a time of live-changing repercussions for them both while, back home in Liverpool, the bombs rain down on a defiant city.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 592 pages
  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
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  • Category: Sagas
  • ISBN: 9780752865324

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** spoiler alert ** Cara and Sybil, born in the same house but classes apart. On one side you have the Allardyce's who are wealthy and on the other there are the Caffrey's who start as down and outs but build themselves up to be a respectable working class family. Nancy is central to both families, she is there for them, their children. Outside of the family there is Fielding who we are led to believe have died along with Kit in the Malta bombing but when Cara visits her in London we realise that is not the case much to my relief, she really is great fun. I cannot fault this book, a true gem.

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