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A Wartime Welcome at Rookery House is going on tour with Rachel's Random Resources, if you wish to participate please contact me on with your name, blog name, preferred post type and availability. 

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A Wartime Welcome at Rookery House by Rosie Hendry

Genre: Historical WW2 saga

Blog Tour: 26th  - 30th August 2022

Publication Date: 7th June 2022

Standalone First book of a new series

Estimated Page Count - 293

Formats available: Mobi and Epub (via bookfunnel)

Author Content Warning: Air raid with a woman caught in a direct hit from a high explosive bomb and vanishing. Domestic violence. Hospital scenes with death of patient.

Types of post available: Review Only

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Follow the much-loved characters from the award winning MOTHER’S DAY CLUB in a brand-new World War Two saga series.

October 1940

When VAD nurse Evie narrowly avoids being killed in an air raid during the Blitz, it propels her to make a life-changing decision to break free of her troubled and unhappy life. She escapes to the Norfolk countryside to start afresh, with a job at the newly opened Great Plumstead Hall hospital, and a wonderful new home at Rookery House.

The community of Great Plumstead welcomes more evacuees to the village – mothers and children bombed out of their London homes. Sisters Prue and Thea, along with members of The Mother’s Day Club, help the new arrivals settle in, while continuing their work for the war effort by holding knitting bees, socials and doing WVS work.

Evie is happy in her new life – she loves living at Rookery House and enjoys her job at the hospital, despite working for the difficult Matron Reed. But when a patient arrives who knew her in her former life, Evie’s new-found freedom and happiness is in danger. Will the secrets of Evie’s past be revealed, and the problems from her old life return to trouble her once more?

About Rosie Hendry

Rosie Hendry lives by the sea in North Norfolk with her husband and children. She writes uplifting, heart-warming historical fiction based on true events from our social history. Listening to her father’s tales of life during the Second World War sparked her interest in this period and she loves researching further, seeking out gems of real-life stories which inspire her writing.

Social Media Links


  • Rosie Hendry Facebook
  • Rosie Hendry Twitter
  • Rosie Hendry Instagram
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Blog Tour Schedule

Maximum 5 stops per day.  Confirmed blogs will appear here. 

26th August

  1. The Staffymum's Book Nook

  2. Books, Life and Everything

  3. Ginger Book Geek

  4. karen_loves_reading

27th August

  1.  jen_loves_reading

  2. Bookish Dreamer 

  3.  @Leona.OMahony

  4.  Christian Bookaholic

28th August


  2.  inspiredbypmdd

  3.  Becca’s Book Reviews

  4. Leanne bookstagram

29th August

  1. QuirkyBookReads

  2. sibzzreads

  3. Brook Cottage Books

  4. ​​@whatjaneyreads

30th August

  1. Tea Party Princess

  2. Bookish Jottings 

  3.  Sharon Beyond The Books

  4. Jaffareadstoo

  5. Niki Preston

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