War Brides Characters

Helen Bryan
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Alice Osbourne

Alice Osbourne is a pretty twenty-two year-old native of Crowmarsh Priors in Sussex, England. She is the daughter of the local vicar. She has a love of history like her father. She and her father are good friends. Alice’s mother is frequently ill and tempestuous, so Alice and her father escape by taking long walks and researching local history. They ultimately come to find old smuggler’s tunnels on their adventures. Alice’s father later dies, leaving her to care for her mother, who turns her wrath on Alice. Alice is lifelong friends with the wealthy Richard Fairfax, who proposes to her at the outset of the war, but leaves her for Evangeline. Alice is heartbroken and lonely, and so she busies herself with the war effort. She is ultimately befriended by Frances, Tanni, Elsie, and even Evangeline. The friendship helps her to get by. She...

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