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The Midwives War by Chrissie Walsh

Love To Last A Lifetime

The Midwives War by Chrissie Walsh is a powerful, heartfelt historical novel that I thoroughly enjoyed.

The action is set during World War II and also in 1969.

We see the devastating effects of war on lives. Some are cruelly cut short. Others cannot cope with loss. All lives are altered. Some have scars that cannot be seen – bitterness and the hardening of a heart after so much loss, leads a character to live a very different life than the one planned. War robs all of their innocence.

All the characters were realistic and likable. The leading lady was admirable. She kept her good heart pure, no matter what life threw at her. She knew that for healing, sometimes tough love was required. She also practiced sacrificial love.

Values during war altered. The motto carpe diem – seize the day – was often employed as tomorrow was not guaranteed.

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