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Publisher Description

Look out for Jojo’s new book, Paris for One and Other Storiesavailable now.

Another New York Times bestseller by the author of Me Before You, After You, and One Plus One—a spellbinding story of two women united in their fight for what they love most.

Jojo Moyes’s word-of-mouth bestseller, Me Before You, catapulted her to wide critical acclaim and struck a chord with a wide range of readers everywhere. Now, with The Girl You Left Behind, Moyes returns with another irresistible heartbreaker—a breathtaking story of love, loss, and sacrifice told with her signature ability to capture our hearts.

Paris, 1916. Sophie Lefèvre must keep her family safe while her adored husband, Édouard, fights at the front. When their town falls to the Germans in the midst of World War I, Sophie is forced to serve them every evening at her hotel. From the moment the new Kommandant sets eyes on Sophie’s portrait—painted by her artist husband—a dangerous obsession is born, one that will lead Sophie to make a dark and terrible decision. Almost a century later, Sophie’s portrait hangs in the home of Liv Halston, a wedding gift from her young husband before his sudden death. After a chance encounter reveals the portrait’s true worth, a battle begins over its troubled history and Liv’s world is turned upside all over again.

Clare Corbett
hr min
August 20
Penguin Audio

Customer Reviews

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My favorite

This was my fav this author. Captivating, exciting, funny, & emotional. This is now most popular audio series & author. I listened to a series of 3 stories & now going through each of her other books.

A must have!! You’ll enjoy this one immensely!

No more Sparks for me! ,

What a wonderful story!!

I truly enjoyed this book - the characters are really interesting. I was sorry when it ended.
Top shelf reading by the narrators.

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The Girl You Left Behind

The title is a little misleading . . . it's a lovely historical fiction novel. You will be captivated by the two life stories. I will definitely recommend to friends and family.

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