The Sweet family have run the local bakery for as long as anyone can remember.
Twins Ruby and Mary Sweet help their widowed father out when they can. Mary loves baking and has no intention of leaving their small Gloucestershire village. while Ruby dreams of life in London.
But as war threatens, there will be changes for all of the Sweet family, with brother Charlie off to serve and cousin Frances facing evacuation. But there will be opportunities, too, as the twins' baking talent catches the attention of the Ministry of Food....
The gripping first instalment in Lizzie Lane's bestselling heartfelt, gripping Sweet Sisters trilogy.
Praise for Lizzie Lane:
'A gripping saga and a storyline that will keep you hooked' Rosie Goodwin
'The Tobacco Girls is another heartwarming tale of love and friendship and a must-read for all saga fans.' Jean Fullerton
'Lizzie Lane opens the door to a past of factory girls, redolent with life-affirming friendship, drama, and choices that are as relevant today as they were then.' Catrin Collier
'If you want an exciting, authentic historical saga then look no further than Lizzie Lane.' Fenella J Miller