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A New Doctor at Orchard Cottage Hospital is going on tour with Rachel's Random Resources, if you wish to participate please contact me on rachel@rachelsrandomresources.com with your name, blog name, preferred post type and availability. 

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A New Doctor at Orchard Cottage Hospital by Lizzie Lane


Genre: Historical Saga

Tour Dates: 23rd - 29th May 2024

Publication Date: 23rd May 2024

Publisher: Boldwood Books

Standalone First Book in a new series

Formats available: Netgalley Widget

Types of post available: Review Only

A BRAND NEW series for 2024 from bestselling author Lizzie Lane


A country town in need of a good Doctor, but will they accept her as one of their own?


Somerset, March 1930


Born in the workhouse and adopted by a former suffragette, Frances Brakespeare was encouraged from an early age to be strong, independent and to pursue a career as a doctor. The tragic loss of the love of her life in the Great War propels Frances to commit to her one true vocation.


Rebelling against the unfair treatment of female doctors Frances is dismissed from her London post and things continue to take a turn for the worse when Izzy, her benefactress dies and Frances finds herself homeless.


With no employment or roof over her head her future seems uncertain until she’s offered a residency at the Orchard Cottage Hospital in Norton Dene, Somerset. a town where quarrying and coal mining scar the land.


It’s a far cry from London and towns narrow minds are not so welcoming of a young, female Doctor, but she’s determined to win through.


At first sight the town seems quaintly old fashioned, a place where nothing much happens but there are secrets and sins bubbling beneath the surface plus a mystery she's determined to solve.

About Lizzie Lane


Lizzie Lane was born and brought up in one of the toughest areas of Bristol, as the eldest of three siblings. Her mother, who had endured both the depression and war years, was a natural born storyteller, and it's from her telling of actual experiences of the tumultuous first half of the twentieth century that Lizzie gets her inspiration. Lizzie now lives in Bath, preferring to lead a simple life where she can write without interruption.


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Bookbub profile: https://www.bookbub.com/authors/lizzie-lane


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Blog Tour Schedule


Maximum 3 stops per day.  Confirmed blogs will appear here. 


23rd May

  1. Leanne bookstagram

  2. The Staffymum's Book Nook


24th May

  1. Lyndas_bookreview (IG)

  2. @mrsbookburnee


25th May

  1. Rachel Brimble Romance

  2. Scotsbookworm


26th May

  1. Ginger Book Geek

  2. Bookish Jottings


27th May

  1. karen_loves_reading

  2. Chez Maximka


28th May

  1. Jeanette's Thoughts

  2. @Leona.OMahony


29th May

  1. Bookworm86


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