A Nurse’s Tale

by Ola Awonubi

On Sale: 07/16/2024

A Nurse’s Tale

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A Nurse’s Tale

by Ola Awonubi

On Sale: 07/16/2024


About the Book

Inspired by a true story


‘A fascinating story reflecting the past moving alongside the present day’ USA Today Bestseller Glynis Peters

Born Nigerian royalty, Princess Adenrele Ademola trained as a nurse at Guy’s Hospital in London and stepped up to serve the people of Britain when war broke out – facing both the devastation of the Blitz and the prejudice of some of the people she was trying to help.

80 years later, Ade’s great-niece Yemi arrives in London clutching the Princess’s precious diaries and longs to uncover the mysteries they hold…

A richly-detailed, compelling historical novel shining a light on a hidden voice of WW2 and one woman’s courageous contribution to Britain

‘A wonderful unfurling of such an important history … I was utterly absorbed in Ade's life!’ Chioma Okereke

Readers love A Nurse’s Tale:

I must admit I knew very little about Nigeria, its history, culture, heritage and traditions and now I do…a great debut novel and perfect for readers who enjoy historical fiction full of long buried secrets, and learning about different cultures and I want to make Jollof rice’⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘This is one of the best historical books I have read in a long time’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘Incredible to learn more about Nigeria and the repercussions of the war on the country. The writing itself is magic, the perspective unique and the characters beautifully written. This is a special novel, one to cling to and savour’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘Don’t miss this fantastic true story! Awonubi not only shares history, she honours Princess Ademola’s legacy and champions the recognition she deserves’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘I can say that I have learned quite a bit with reading this story…Wholeheartedly recommend this novel’⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘A great historical novel, it had everything that I was hoping for’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Very enjoyable and thought-provoking’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

I was so sad this book ended…I love historical fiction, especially when it’s well written, and this was’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘How do I explain it except to say READ IT! It’s phenomenal’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘I read a lot of World War II historical fiction but this book gave me a very different viewpoint…I love character-driven novels and the women in this one are treasures’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780008696641
  • ISBN 10: 0008696640
  • Imprint: One More Chapter
  • On Sale: 07/16/2024
  • Pages: 336
  • List Price:24.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : FICTION / Historical / World War II
  • BISAC2 : FICTION / Own Voices
  • BISAC3 : FICTION / Sagas
  • BISAC4 : FICTION / Feminist
  • BISAC5 : FICTION / African American / Contemporary Women

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