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Jersey, June 1940: it starts after the bombs land, obliterating the last shred of hope that Hitler will avert his attention from the Channel Islands.
Within weeks 12,000 German troops land on the Jersey beaches. For 10-year-old Claudine, it means a reeducation under German rule, and for Maurice it means protecting his sick wife at all costs. These memorable characters take you on a journey through the war that you will not forget.
©2016 Caroline Lea (P)2016 W. F. Howes Ltd
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"The writing is beautiful. The characters’ growing affinities, and the complications those relationships brings with them, make for fascinating reading." (Cecelia Ekback, author of Wolf Winter)
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5 out of 5 stars
By TomE on 23-05-2017

beautiful story form new author

Loved this intimate story of people's lives, passions, compassion and struggles to survive. This is a very personal tale set against a backdrop of history's most earth shattering periods

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By A teacher mum on 15-09-2016

Beautifully written

A fascinating and touching subject; this was utterly compelling from start to finish, with truly lovely turns of phrase and well rounded characters.

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