1941. The bombs still fall, but in St. Ives Christmas is finally approaching for the Cornish Girls…
With the war ongoing, Lily is feeling anything but festive. That is, until Eva asks if she’ll join her in working at an officers’ convalescent home, lifting her spirits no end.
Eva came to St. Ives to be near the man who almost gave his life to protect hers. But will the wounded pilot ever help to heal himself by opening his heart to love?
Rose suspects the local orphanage is mistreating its charges – and it’s her job to uncover the truth before it’s too late…
Can the Cornish Girls help one another through the darkest days in order to give everyone in St. Ives the sparkling Christmas they so deserve?
The second in the uplifting wartime Cornish Girls series, perfect for fans of Nancy Revell and Donna Douglas.
Readers LOVE the Cornish Girls:
‘A wonderful story that I couldn't put down… Beautiful.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘A lovely story about friendship, bravery, and the strength of women in hard times!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘I wanted this book to go on and on…’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Truly beautiful historical fiction set in WWII. What a wonderful cast of characters to meet!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘I simply adored this book!… Wonderful… It leaves you wanting more!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Praise for the Cornish Girls series:
‘A fascinating story, beautifully written, with interesting characters I really liked. A most enjoyable read!’ Kitty Neale, Sunday Times bestselling author of A Daughter’s Ruin
‘A warm-hearted story – at times I laughed and at others I held my breath … I loved the characters and I’m delighted it is the first in a series’ Pam Weaver, Sunday Times bestselling author of Goodnight Sweetheart
‘This is the first in a series, which is great news for fans of Betty Walker and the Cornish Girls!’ Historical Novel Society
About the author
Betty Walker lives in Cornwall with her large family, where she enjoys gardening and coastal walks. She loves discovering curious historical facts, and devotes much time to investigating her family tree. She also writes bestselling contemporary thrillers as Jane Holland.