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Weaver Street at War

Chrissie Walsh / Katy Sobey
As World War II takes its toll on Liverpool only friendship and community can keep the women of Weaver Street smiling. The neighbours on Liverpool's Weaver Street have always looked after each other but when the Second World War takes many of the husbands brothers and sons away to fight the women's friendships are more important than ever. Matriarch Kitty Conlon is missing her son Patrick proud but fearful of the fate of his Spitfire while spinster Mavis welcomes a new lodger WAAF Anna Carswell who is delighted by the Weaver Street welcome after a loveless childhood. At number nine Maggie Stubbs worries nightly as her daughter Lily patrols the streets to protect the neighbours during air raids in her role as ARP Warden and when an unexploded bomb is discovered at the allotment danger comes terrifyingly close to Weaver Street._x000D_With war raging and Liverpool bearing the brunt of seemingly non-stop bombing the friends must share the burden of rationing blackout and news from the front while helping one another capture all the moments of joy they can. All the time wishing and hoping that soon news of peace will come and finally their lives can start again.

  • Published by Boldwood
  • Fiction/Non-FictionFiction
  • Genre Family Saga
  • Target Audience Adult
  • Released 15th May 2024
  • Duration 09 Hrs. 28 Mins.
  • ISBN 9781802809572