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- DescriptionOrphan Mabel Court's dreams come true when she enters the Booth Street Poor Law Infirmary as a probationer nurse. But it is August 1914, and her world is about to be turned upside down. She soon meets Norah McLoughlin, ather probationer, and the two girls - together with Mabel's childhood friend Maudie, w a music-hall dancer - become firm friends. As war rages across Europe, they try to keep their spirits up but when Mabel's fiance Harry Drover is wounded at the battle of the Somme, Mabel realises that the life she and Harry had always hoped for is w impossibility. Then when Maudie falls pregnant by an officer, and Norah's young man is lost at sea, all three girls are forced to face the fact that life will never be the same again.
- Author BiographyMaggie Holt was born in Hampshire and worked as a nurse and midwife until her retirement in 1991. She has two grown-up daughters and a grandson, and lives and writes in Suffolk. A Nurse's Courage was previously published as A Child at the Door by Maggie Bennett.
- Author(s)Maggie Holt
- Date of Publication30/08/2012
- SubjectRomance & Sagas
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintArrow Books Ltd
- Weight354 g
- Width129 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine32 mm
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
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