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Hers to Have and to Hold

Out March 2023

How much does she truly know about her husband?

Eliza Jones and her husband Bryn had a whirlwind romance and married shortly after meeting, but he was soon sent off to fight. In the midst of a Blitz attack on Liverpool, which leaves Eliza with amnesia, she gives birth to their baby son, Alfie. Still struggling with the aftermath of the birth, Eliza is distraught when Alfie is kidnapped from the nursery.

As the search for Alfie progresses and the community bands together around Eliza, she is left with more questions than answers. Who would take her baby, and why? And does she have any hope of being reunited with her baby? When her search for answers leads her back to Bryn’s family, Eliza must ask herself how well she really knew the man she married.

A gripping saga set in wartime and post-war Liverpool, perfect for fans of Pam Howes and Katie Flynn.

A Daughter's Choice

Out July 2024

Katie is the apple of her mother's eye and is being trained to take over the family business. But when Celia, her natural mother, re-enters her life, her world is turned completely upside down.

Tormented by her divided loyalties, Katie is plagued by a question Celia refuses to answer - who is her real father?

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Many A Tear Has To Fall' In 1959, Maggie Gregory, 19, is on top of the world; she has a flourishing modeling career and a sexy sailor boyfriend. But soon this golden life is gone. With her career in shambles and her heart broken, she is completely distraught. Maggie doesn’t know where her life is going, so she heads back home to Liverpool to try to figure it out. She feels restored by the comfort of being with her family, and then someone new walks into her life. Charming Tim Murphy is very hard to resist, but as things heat up between them, and Maggie’s emotions run wild, she can’t help but wonder whether she is jumping back in love too quickly. But maybe, just maybe, this relationship won’t go painfully wrong. With a fascinating setting, a cast full of interesting characters, and a plot contrasting close family ties with dire secrets, Francis (Love Letters in the Sand, 2015) does it again in her latest romance, offering readers suspense, love, and, most of all, hope.


The story navigates through secrets both hidden and revealed, and ends in a satisfyingly tied-up romance … Will appeal to nostalgic readers interested in the 1950s”

Library Journal on Love Letters in the Sand


'Few people have the talent to bring the 1950s to life in quite the spectacular way that June Francis does'.  Books Monthly on It Had to be You.


'Fans of light historical fiction will enjoy this novel as Francis effectively captures post-war Liverpool'. Booklist on It’s Now or Never


'Americans raised on Happy Days will find a fresh perspective on the 1950s, courtesy of Francis’ latest novel'.  Booklist on Memories are Made of This.

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