Can a man trained to fight adjust again to family and domestic life? And how will the family cope if he can't? Through the well observed, astute yet sensitive eye of the author this novel takes a keen look at the home lives of the modern Army. What happens, these days, when love and a vocation collide, head on?
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The soldiers are coming home - after six months in Afghanistan. Surely being reunited with their wives and girlfriends and families will be heaven, after the hell they have been through. When Dan Riley returns to his adored wife, Alexa, and their children, his Army life still comes first.
Alexa thought she was prepared to help him, and the whole family, to make the transition to normal life again - but no-one had told her how lonely and near impossible the task would be. Does marrying a soldier always have to mean that you are not marrying a man, but a regiment?
Closing date: 06/09/2018
Publication date: 31/01/2013
Publisher: Black Swan an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
Publication date: 02/02/2012
Publisher: Doubleday an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
|Publication date:||31st January 2013|
|Publisher:||Black Swan an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Literary Fiction, Reading Groups,|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
Joanna Trollope was our Guest Editor in February 2012 - click here - to see the books that inspired her writing. Joanna Trollope OBE has written numerous highly-acclaimed contemporary novels including: The Choir, A Village Affair, A Passionate Man, The Rector’s Wife, The Men and the Girls, A Spanish Lover, The Best of Friends, Next of Kin, Other People’s Children, Marrying the Mistress, Girl from the South, Brother and Sister, Second Honeymoon, Friday Night, The Other Family, Daughters-in-Law and The Soldier's Wife. Under the name of Caroline Harvey she writes romantic historical novels. She has also written ...More About Joanna Trollope