Daughters of War

Daughters of War

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The first book in a brand new sweeping historical series from the No.1 Sunday Times bestselling author. Available to pre-order now!France, 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. Hélène, 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 Hélène knows that she cannot sit on the sidelines any longer. But bravery comes at a cost, and soon the sisters' lives become even more perilous as they fight for what is right. And 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... 'Dinah Jefferies weaves a rich tapestry of courage, passion and family secrets beneath the dark shadows of war ... a novel to sweep you away to a different time and place'  Hazel Gaynor, bestselling author of The Bird in the Bamboo Cage'Love, grief, abandonment, betrayal and secrets... I adored it'Liz Nugent, bestselling author of Our Little CrueltiesAvailable to pre-order now!

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Book information

ISBN: 9780008427023
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint: HarperCollinsPublishers
Pub date:
Language: English
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 270g
Height: 198mm
Width: 129mm