or fans of Katie Flynn and Sheila Jeffries, Bicycles and Blackberries is a heart-warming novel from the Queen of family saga, Sheila Newberry. I have long been a fan of Sheila Newberrys novels. I love their wonderful warmth and charm - Bicycles and Blackberries , so gloriously nostalgic, is a perfect example of her talent. Maureen Lee, bestselling author of The Seven Streets of Liverpool. The East End, 1939. When war comes to London, the bright and irrepressible Georgia Smith is torn from her tight-knit family and packed off as an evacuee. She moves in with Phoebe Bliss, whose cheerful smile masks a dark past that ten year-old Georgia couldnt possibly understand. Georgia soon finds herself involved in the small towns complicated love lives. But some secrets arent meant for little girls, and she finds herself in danger. Can a good heart keep a mischievous girl out of trouble? Reading a Sheila Newberry book is like having dinner with your mother in her warm and cosy kitchen. You can feel the love and care put into every juicy morsel - Diane Allen, bestselling author of For the Sake of Her Family.