Daughters of War - The Daughters of War Book 1 (Paperback)Dinah Jefferies (author)
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'A warm and engrossing tale of passion and courage. I loved it' Rachel Hore, bestselling author of A Beautiful SpyFrance, 1944.
Deep in the river valley of the Dordogne, in an old stone cottage on the edge of a beautiful village, three sisters long for the end of the war.
Helene, the eldest, is trying her hardest to steer her family to safety, even as the Nazi occupation becomes more threatening.
Elise, the rebel, is determined to help the Resistance, whatever the cost.
And Florence, the dreamer, just yearns for a world where France is free.
Then, one dark night, the Allies come knocking for help. And Helene knows that she cannot sit on the sidelines any longer. But secrets from their own mysterious past threaten to unravel everything they hold most dear...
The first in an epic new series from the No.1 Sunday Times bestseller, Daughters of War is a stunning tale of sisters, secrets and bravery in the darkness of war-torn France...
'A wonderfully evocative and sensual writer' Santa Montefiore, bestselling author of Here and Now
'Love, grief, abandonment, betrayal and secrets ... I adored it' Liz Nugent, bestselling author of Our Little Cruelties
'A rich tapestry of courage, passion and family secrets beneath the dark shadows of war' Hazel Gaynor, bestselling author of The Bird in the Bamboo Cage
'A glorious page-turner ... a novel to disappear into' Gill Paul, bestselling author of The Secret Wife
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 544
Weight: 370 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 34 mm
More praise for Daughters of War:
'Moving and evocative. A stirring, richly-imagined novel about bravery and love and family loyalty tested to its limits' Rachel Rhys, bestselling author of Island of Secrets
'As layers of long-hidden family secrets emerge, you are sure to be hooked to the very last page' Liz Trenow, bestselling author of The Poppy Factory
'Rich in courage, love and sacrifice, but chilling and taut in its portrayal of the horrors of war' Kate Furnivall, bestselling author of The Guardian of Lies
'Lushly descriptive, exciting and vivid, this is a warm and exciting tale that will pull you in and refuse to let you go' Tracy Rees, bestselling author of The House at Silvermoor
'A tender, moving and at times heartbreaking story' Sinead Moriarty, bestselling author of About Us
'A wonderful writer... her story of wartime bravery is a joy to read, full of evocative descriptions of life in rural France' Daily Express and Daily Mirror
'Dinah Jefferies weaves a moving tale of sisterhood, courage and betrayal in the ravages of war' Woman's Own
'There is a secret at the heart of the girls' life in France. . . full of tension' The Times
'A joy to read, full of evocative descriptions of life in rural France' Daily Express and Daily Mirror
'Full of tensions, this is a richly imagined adventure' BEST
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I’ve read several of Dinah Jefferies’ books and enjoyed each one equally. The setting of Daughters of War though is... More
“WWII France, 3 Daughters fight for survival through the savages of war”
Daughters of War by Dinah Jefferies
In a little stone cottage outside a village in the Dordogne, France in 1944 during the Nazis Occupation, are three sisters who are about to be thrown into the turmoils... More
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