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Florence nightingale for me, was a name i recognised yet did not know a huge amount about, but after reading the water horse i know a little more and im very interested to find out more about the crimean war and. I loved the characters who leapt from the page and lived in my mind. Click and collect from your local waterstones or get free uk delivery on orders over. Thoroughbred series in order joanna campbell fictiondb.
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