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A fascinating novel about the work of the French Resistance in the Second World War and the nuns and priests who risked their lives to save Jewish families from the evil grasp of the German war machine. Greatly researched the actions of these fictional characters reflect the true heroism of individuals in some of the darkest days of our history.
When Adelaide Anson-Gravetty discovers she is not who she thought she was, her search for her true family leads her to the convent of Our Lady of Mercy in St Croix. The defeat of France brings German occupation to the village, where the nuns are caught up in a war that threatens both their beliefs and their lives.
Closing date: 11/12/2020
Publication date: 29/11/2007
Publisher: Castlehaven Books
|Publication date:||29th November 2007|
Diney Costeloe, the daughter of a London publisher and encouraged by her father, has written stories and poems all her life. Trained as a Primary School teacher, she has worked in the East End of London, in Somerset and in the private sector. To date she has published ten romantic novels under the name of Diney Delancey, several short stories in magazines and on the radio, and many articles and poems. She has three children who have now left home and she and her husband and dog, share their time between their home in Somerset and their ...More About Diney Costeloe