The first three heartbreaking Lovely Lane novels collected in one perfect box set, by bestselling author Nadine Dorries. Life and death, love and loss, jealousies, rivalries and betrayals are woven into a rich tapestry in Nadine's great series about poverty, sacrifice and community spirit in post-war Liverpool and the early days of the NHS. THE ANGELS OF LOVELY LANE. It is 1953 and five very different girls arrive at the nurses' home in Lovely Lane, Liverpool, to start their training at St Angelus Hospital. THE CHILDREN OF LOVELY LANE. The nurses of Lovely Lane are now in their second year and are about to face some truly harrowing times on the wards. THE MOTHERS OF LOVELY LANE. Bronia Ryan has battled depression since her husband died. Now one of her sons is in prison. Her youngest, Lorcan, is trying to escape a life of crime. As usual, St Angelus is at the heart of things.