❰Reading❯ ➿ A Match for Sister Maggy Author Betty Neels – E17streets4all.co.uk Sister Maggy MacFergus s height put off most men When Dr Paul Doelsma offers Maggy a job at a nursing home in Holland, she takes it There was something special about Dr Doelsma, and it wasn t just tha Sister Maggy MacFergus s height put off most for Sister MOBI õ men When Dr Paul Doelsma offers Maggy a job at a nursing home in Holland, she takes it There was something special about Dr Doelsma, and it wasn t just that he was taller than her She was sensible enough to realize he d never love her in return because he had already chosen himself a wonderful wife A Match PDF/EPUB ² But who is the lucky girl.
Betty Neels was born on September , for Sister MOBI õ in Devon to a family with firm roots in the civil service She said she had a blissfully happy childhood and teenage years This stood her in good stead later for the tribulations to come with the Second World War She was sent away to boarding school, and then went on to train as a nurse, gaining her A Match PDF/EPUB ² SRN and SCM, that is, State Registered Nurse and State Certificate of MidwiferyIn she was called up to the If you re looking for a CBR and CBZ reader Territorial Army Nursing Service, which later became the Queen Alexandra Reserves, and was sent to France with the Casualty Clearing Station This comprised eight nursing sisters, including Betty, to men In other circumstances, she thought that might have been quite thrilling When France was invaded in Match for Sister eBook ✓ , all the nursing sisters managed to escape in the charge of an army major, undertaking a lengthy and terrifying journey to Boulogne in an ambulance They were incredibly fortunate to be put on the last hospital ship to be leaving the port of Boulogne But Betty s war didn t end there, for she was posted to Scotland, and then on to Northern Ireland, where she A Match for Sister Maggy Epub ã for Sister MOBI met her Dutch husband He was a seaman aboard a minesweeper, which was bombed He survived and was sent to the south of Holland to guard the sluices However, when they had to abandon their post, they were told to escape if they could, and along with a small number of other men, he marched into Belgium They stole a ship and managed to get it across the Channel to Dover before being transferred to the Atlantic run on the convoys Sadly he became ill, and that was when he was transferred to hospital in Northern Ireland, where he met Betty They eventually married, and were blessed with a daughter They were posted to London, but were bombed out As with most of the population, they made the best of thingsWhen the war finally ended, she and her husband were repatriated to Holland As his family had believed he had died when his ship went down, this was a very emotional homecoming The small family lived in Holland for years, and Betty resumed her nursing career there When they decided to return to England, Betty continued her nursing and when she eventually retired she had reached the position of night superintendentBetty Neels began writing almost by accident She had retired from nursing, but her inquiring mind had no intention of vegetating, and her new career was born when she heard a lady in her local library bemoaning the lack of good romance novels There was little in Betty s background to suggest that she might eventually become a much loved novelistHer first book, Sister Peters in Amsterdam, was published in , and by dint of often writing four books a year, she eventually completed books She was always quite firm upon the point that the Dutch doctors who frequently appeared in her stories were not based upon her husband, but rather upon an amalgam of several of the doctors she met while nursing in HollandTo her millions of fans around the world, Betty Neels epitomized romance She was always amazed and touched that her books were so widely appreciated She never sought plaudits and remained a very private person, but it made her very happy to know that she brought such pleasure to so many readers, while herself gaining a quiet joy from spinning her stories It is perhaps a reflection of her upbringing in an earlier time that the men and women who peopled her stories have a kindliness and good manners, coupled to honesty and integrity, that is not always present in our modern world Her myriad of fans found a warmth and a reassurance of a better world in her stories, along with characters who touched the heart, which is all andthan one could ask of a romance writer She received a great deal of fan mail, and there was always a comment upon the fascinating places she visited in her stories Quite often those of her fans fortunate enough to visit Holland did use h.
- 218 pages
- A Match for Sister Maggy
- Betty Neels
- 09 April 2019 Betty Neels