These dramatic personal accounts by women from all walks of life have really caught readers' imaginations Stories of bravery, suffering, courage and self-sacrifice Eyewitness history in the tradition of FORGOTTEN VOICES The hardback has reprinted twice already Great reviews for SISTERS IN ARMS: 'Tyrer's prose, tripped of purple passage or poetic flourish, reflects a brisk journalistic commitments to gathering the last testimonies in a tale well worth telling' Valerie Grove, The Times 'The great strength of this powerful depiction of wartime nursing is the use made of contemporary accounts by the nurses themselves' Penelope Lively, Daily Mail 'Anyone seeking a definition of the genuinely heroic should read Nicola Tyrer's moving account of Queen Alexandria's Imperial Military Nursing Service' Virginia Nicholson, Evening Standard 'While extolling their courage, Tyrer is warmly sympathetic to her flesh-and-blood subjects, their hopes, fears and hungers' Scotsman
Nicola Tyrer is a freelance journalist who works for the Daily Mail and Daily Telegraph. Her first book, THEY FOUGHT IN THE FIELDS, a history of the Land Army sold over 20 000 copies in hardback.
Written with sensitivity, with personal anecdotes and illustrations, this is entertaining and inspirational. - TELEGRAPH & ARGUS