Heartbreaking, war, conflict, love and misunderstanding.
Gracie Thompson has a job, a loving family, a twin brother who drives her insane and a great friend. A chance meeting introduces her to the love of her life. But the storm clouds are gathering, Europe is teetering on the verge of war and threatening to destroy everything Gracie holds dear.
When war arrives her family are split up, her younger siblings evacuated, her brothers join up to serve, her boyfriend, Charlie, is in daily danger and her life is threatened. Her father and Charlie believe a woman’s place is in the home but she is equally determined to do her duty for King and Country.
Then the telegram arrives…
Note: Updated, revised and expanded edition. Previously published under the pen name Ellie Keaton.
Readers totally love Rachel Wesson’s books:
“Love love love this book!!! I laughed, I cried and it really touched me.” NetGalley Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“Tissues! I cried… A masterpiece of truth! Eye-opening! I would give this book more stars if I could! I’d definitely recommend this book to everyone!” Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“I loved each and every minute… Heartwrenching… Reminiscent of Of Mice and Men as well as The Colour Purple, JoJo Moyes’ The Giver of Stars with a dash of Kathryn Stockett’s The Help… Like a warm hug on a winter’s day… An emotional rollercoaster.” Rachel M Writes, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
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“I loved this… One of the most heartwarming books I’ve read all year. It is a heartbreaker.” Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
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“Felt like I was watching a movie… Will keep you up late reading and page turning, and then it will linger with you! You don’t want to miss this one!” Musing by Maureen, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“Inspirational, heartbreaking and also uplifting… Flawless… A true artist in storytelling.” Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
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