My Aunt Peggy by Joy M. Lilley

My Aunt Peggy by Joy M. Lilley. This story written by the protagonists niece is an insight to a lady with little education or hope of achievements and success in her life. However she bucked the trend and achieved much in life. Her family loved her dearly and cared about… Continue reading

Clouds by Joy M. Lilley

Clouds by Joy M. Lilley. This story tells of a mother and daughter Judy, eight years old left to fend for themselves after father is killed in WW2. Life was hard in those post war years and mother was forced into finding unsavoury ways for their survival. They were living… Continue reading

Figs, Vines and Roses by Joy M. Lilley

Figs, Vines and Roses by Joy M. Lilley. Joy M. Lilley’s first novel ‘Figs, Vines and Roses’ tells a moving tale of love and loss at the turn of the nineteenth century. In 1888 eight-year-old Issy Merryweather has a comfortable family life in Cobnut Hall, Derby. Sharing carefree summers with… Continue reading

Time’s Pendulum Swings Again by Joy M. Lilley

Time’s Pendulum Swings Again by Joy M. Lilley. Jenny is working as a nurse, when she meets Seb. She is a young woman, living with her mother and has had a strict religious upbringing. Seb is a handsome, successful surgical registrar and Jenny is incapable of resisting his charms. They… Continue reading

With Tears In Her Eyes by Joy M. Lilley

With Tears In Her Eyes by Joy M. Lilley. Sequel to One Chance Encounter. Moyra returns from the United States of America feeling down and unfulfilled. She had failed in her quest to find the celebrity she briefly met the year before. A bad accident gave her plenty of time… Continue reading

Spy and Villain by Joy M. Lilley

Spy and Villain by Joy M. Lilley. A physically handicapped lady, thinks she sees dastardly goings on in the house opposite to where she lives. She is convinced that the woman opposite is being abused. A Christian theme runs through this story of a spy, the lady in the wheelchair… Continue reading

Strawberry Moon by Joy M. Lilley

Strawberry Moon by Joy M. Lilley. The Patterson family leaves the U.K. to begin a new life in France. St Severin, in the Dordogne, provides the backdrop for the family’s new home and all of the life-changing obstacles they are about to encounter. Maisie, who is almost seventeen, narrates this… Continue reading

The Liberty Bodice by Joy M. Lilley

The Liberty Bodice by Joy M. Lilley. Gloria Harris is born in Market Harborough in the United Kingdom, in 1922. She spends the first few years of life living with her parents and grandfather. Her siblings, an older sister and twin brothers, also share the household. The relationship between Gloria… Continue reading