Three very different girls sign up as student nurses in 1934, while England is mourning the death of George V. Dora is an East Ender, driven by ambition. Helen is a mystery to her fellow nurses, avoiding fun, and the limelight. Can a nursing career free Helen at last? And, Millie is an aristocrat on run from her conventional upper class life.
Donna Douglas is a freelance journalist and - as Donna Hay - had a number of successful romantic novels published by Orion.
"A gripping coming-of-age drama about life and love on the wards of a pre-war London hospital." Weightwatchers Magazine "A touching novel...reminiscent of Call The Midwife" Star Magazine "Excellent characters...absorbing story...I look forward to the next instalment in the lives of these interesting women." Bookersatz "Fans of Call the Midwife will enjoy this" Woman's Own "With some nice romantic elements and sub-plots that are ripe for development in future, this is a great start to a new series of books and I'm already looking forward to The Nightingale Sisters 4/5" One More Page Blog