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War Nurse
War Nurse | Tracey Enerson Wood
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[An] impeccably researched, well-drawn, based-on-a-true-story tale, written by a former RN...The War Nurse shines an important light on a woman whose story was, until now, lost to time.--Kristin Harmel, New York Times bestselling author of The Book of Lost NamesBased on a true story, The War Nurse is a sweeping historical novel by USA Today bestselling author Tracey Enerson Wood that takes readers on an unforgettable journey through WWI France.She asked dozens of young women to lay their lives on the line during the Great War. Can she protect them?Superintendent of Nurses Julia Stimson must recruit sixty-four nurses to relieve the battle-worn British, months before American troops are ready to be deployed. She knows that the young nurses serving near the front lines of will face a challenging situation, but nothing could have prepared her for the chaos that awaits when they arrive at British Base Hospital 12 in Rouen, France. The primitive conditions, a convoluted, ineffective system, and horrific battle wounds are enough to discourage the most hardened nurses, and Julia can do nothing but lead by example--even as the military doctors undermine her authority and make her question her very place in the hospital tent.When trainloads of soldiers stricken by a mysterious respiratory illness arrive one after the other, overwhelming the hospital's limited resources, and threatening the health of her staff, Julia faces an unthinkable choice--to step outside the bounds of her profession and risk the career she has fought so hard for, or to watch the people she cares for most die in her arms.Praise for The War Nurse: Through careful research, this book shows the incredible bravery and compassion of women who find themselves in extraordinary situations.--Julia Kelly, international bestselling author of The Last Garden in England and The Light Over LondonA rich, gripping history of one woman's lifelong battle against systemic prejudice.--Stewart O'Nan, award-winning author of The Good WifeOnce again, Tracey Enerson Wood, with her impeccable research and evocative prose, kept me glued to the page. Wood has a talent for bringing strong, yet lesser-known women from history, to life.--Linda Rosen, author of The Disharmony of SilenceA riveting and surprisingly timely story of courage, sacrifice, and friendship forged at the front lines.--Kelly Mustian, author of The Girls in the Stilt HouseIf you, like me, are a voyeur of historical drama that unfolds as if the kitchen window flew open and the characters were caught in action, then The War Nurse is for you.--Diane Dewey, author of Fixing the FatesFans of Patricia Harman will love Wood's treatment of medical expertise in a historical setting.--Booklist
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Elizabeth2
The War Nurse: A Novel | Tracey Enerson Wood
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Excellent read! The fictional story of a real historical figure, this novel focuses on the American medical response in Europe during World War I and one woman‘s drive to do more. It‘s an inspiring story and I found myself thinking about Matron Stimson and this setting even when I was not reading. I took off half a star because the story ended so abruptly. I turned the page expecting it to go on and found the acknowledgments. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️.5 ❤️📚

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Elizabeth2
The War Nurse: A Novel | Tracey Enerson Wood
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Switching to fiction, still set in France, and iced coffee. It‘s a gorgeous day! ❤️📚🇫🇷

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BookingitwithSandra
War Nurse | Tracey Enerson Wood
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Congratulations, Tracey Enerson Woods on the release of your new Historical Fiction book!!

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BClark
War Nurse | Tracey Enerson Wood
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Would I recommend this book. . . . . .YES❣ A fictional tale based on real life nurse Julia Stimson. Her extraordinary contributions to the field of nursing and during the war should be shouted from the rooftops. A highly intelligent woman who is inspiring to learn about. Grab it!

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