The Beantown Girls

Written by:
Jane Healey

Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date
February 2019
11 hours 15 minutes
An Amazon Charts and Washington Post bestseller.

A novel of love, courage, and danger unfolds as World War II’s brightest heroines—the Clubmobile girls—take on the front lines.

1944: Fiona Denning has her entire future planned out. She’ll work in city hall, marry her fiancé when he returns from the war, and settle down in the Boston suburbs. But when her fiancé is reported missing after being shot down in Germany, Fiona’s long-held plans are shattered.

Determined to learn her fiancé’s fate, Fiona leaves Boston to volunteer overseas as a Red Cross Clubmobile girl, recruiting her two best friends to come along. There’s the outspoken Viviana, who is more than happy to quit her secretarial job for a taste of adventure. Then there’s Dottie, a shy music teacher whose melodious talents are sure to bring heart and hope to the boys on the front lines.

Chosen for their inner strength and outer charm, the trio isn’t prepared for the daunting challenges of war. But through it all come new friendships and romances, unforeseen dangers, and unexpected dreams. As the three friends begin to understand the real reasons they all came to the front, their courage and camaraderie will see them through some of the best and worst times of their lives.
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I found this book to be an enjoyable read with a touch of romance during war time. Jane Healey exposed the horrors of war without being overly graphic. I soon learned each girl's character trail told a viewpoint of each situation as the story moved along. After completing the book, I researched how Jane Healey learned about the Red Cross Clubmobile (modern day food truck) - Pinterest! As interesting as this point may be, she discovered 13 boxes of letters written by Red Cross Clubmobile girls (in Boston) during her research! If you choose to use this book as YOUR Book Club selection, you MUST serve donuts and coffee!

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Wonderful story!

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