The Beantown Girls

The Beantown Girls A novel of love courage and danger unfolds as World War II s brightest heroines the best of friends take on the front lines Fiona Denning has her entire future planned out She ll wor

  • Title: The Beantown Girls
  • Author: Jane Healey
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 324
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • A novel of love, courage, and danger unfolds as World War II s brightest heroines the best of friends take on the front lines

    1944 Fiona Denning has her entire future planned out She ll work in city hall, marry her fianc when he returns from the war, and settle down in the Boston suburbs But when her fianc is reported missing after being shot down in Germany, Fiona

    A novel of love, courage, and danger unfolds as World War II s brightest heroines the best of friends take on the front lines

    1944 Fiona Denning has her entire future planned out She ll work in city hall, marry her fianc when he returns from the war, and settle down in the Boston suburbs But when her fianc is reported missing after being shot down in Germany, Fiona s long held plans are shattered.

    Determined to learn her fianc s fate, Fiona leaves Boston to volunteer overseas as a Red Cross Clubmobile girl, recruiting her two best friends to come along There s the outspoken Viviana, who is than happy to quit her secretarial job for a taste of adventure Then there s Dottie, a shy music teacher whose melodious talents are sure to bring heart and hope to the boys on the front lines.

    Chosen for their inner strength and outer charm, the trio isn t prepared for the daunting challenges of war But through it all come new friendships and romances, unforeseen dangers, and unexpected dreams As the three friends begin to understand the real reasons they all came to the front, their courage and camaraderie will see them through some of the best and worst times of their lives.

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    • Jane Healey

      Jane Healey shares a home north of Boston with her husband, two daughters, and two cats When she s not writing historical fiction, she enjoys running, reading, cooking and going to the beach For information on the author, her work and upcoming events Website janehealey Facebook facebook JaneHealeyBooks Twitter and Instagram healeyjane



    536 thoughts on “The Beantown Girls

    • I read a lot of historical fiction and had never heard of the Red Cross Clubmobile The Beantown Girls is a heartbreaking yet inspiring glimpse into World War Two and those who served Jane Healey s beautiful and descriptive writing made me feel as if the girls were my besties and I was right there with them Be prepared when you read thougha box of tissues close by and a book hangover when finished I highly recommend The Beantown Girls


    • Fantastic story of friendship, love, and bravery Historical fiction at its finest, inviting the reader into little known parts of our past and bringing it to bloom with characters we love right away.


    • FULL REVIEW WILL BE IN FEBRUARY.Leaving Boston and their jobs to become Red Cross Clubmobile Girls is where we meet Viv, Dottie, and Fiona.I enjoyed learning about these women and this program and how these women helped during the war Despite the main story line about war, THE BEANTOWN GIRLS was an enjoyable read filled with friendship, caring, love, and of course tears and sadness Historical fiction fans and women s fiction fans will love this book.You will definitely need tissues, and we all F [...]


    • It s 1944, and there is a war, and those topics alone typically stop me from reading certain books SO MANY TIMES I ve started reviews with, I m not a historical fiction fan but BUT, THIS BOOK This has officially turned me into a HUGE historical fiction fan I adored every character, I looked forward to reading it every night and rushed to get back to it And I am SO MAD that it had to end The emotions in this one are so easy to feel I found myself laughing out loud, and my husband ke It s 1944, an [...]


    • 4.5 Stars to Jane Healey s novel of love, loss and extreme courage in World War II Fiona Denning s life is uprooted when she learns her fianc Danny has gone missing in Germany Determined to get answers, Fiona and her girlfriends Dottie and Viv sign up to become Red Cross Clubmobile girls and head overseas themselves There is so much heart in this story from the friendships to the romance and the family and Healey s writing really makes these women come alive From learning how to make donuts 4.5 [...]


    • This book was wonderful The author really captured the essence of these women, as well as the servicemen, who served their country during WWII The story was heartfelt and poignant, leaving me in tears at times, but also making my heart happy in other moments It was wonderful to watch these women as the evolved, losing their naivety along the way, but gaining strength and courage The Beantown Girls is compelling and well paced, a book which will keep readers involved emotionally from the firs Thi [...]


    • Linda s Book Obsession Reviews The Beantown Girls by Jane Healey, Lake Union Publishing, February 5, 2019Jane Healey, Author of The Beantown Girls has written an intriguing, intense, heart breaking, emotional, enthralling and captivating novel The Genres are a marriage between Fiction and History of World War Two, and the role of the Red Cross Clubmobile Girls Kudos to Jane Healey for the hours of research, interviews, and authentication of the time period and the Red Cross ClubMobile Girl Linda [...]


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