The first book in the sweeping new historical series from the No.1 Sunday Times bestselling author. 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. 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... Praise for Daughters of War: 'A wonderfully evocative and sensual writer' Santa Montefiore, bestselling author of Here and Now 'A warm and engrossing tale of passion and courage. I loved it' Rachel Hore, bestselling author of A Beautiful Spy '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 Available to pre-order now!
|Publication date:||2nd September 2021|
|Publisher:||HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers|
|Primary Genre||Historical fiction|
Closing date: 28/10/2021
Dinah Jefferies began her career with The Separation, followed by the number 1 Sunday Times and Richard and Judy bestseller The Tea-Planter's Wife. Born in Malaysia, she moved to England at the age of nine. When she began writing novels, deeply influenced by her Eastern childhood, she was able to return there on annual research trips for each new novel. With her most recent bestseller, her seventh novel The Tuscan Contessa, she has moved to writing about a European setting for the first time and continues that in this new series. She is published in 28 languages and over 30 countries and has ...More About Dinah Jefferies