A new sweeping historical novel of World War II from the international bestselling author of The Tea Planter’s Wife
In an old stone cottage, on the edge of a beautiful French village, three sisters long for the end of the war.
Hélène, 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 Hélène 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 #1 international bestselling author, 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 rich tapestry of courage, passion and family secrets beneath the dark shadows of war” —Hazel Gaynor, bestselling author of When We Were Young and Brave
“A glorious page-turner … a novel to disappear into” —Gill Paul, bestselling author of The Secret Wife
“An outstanding novel, beautifully written. Rich in courage, love and sacrifice, but chilling and taut in its portrayal of the horrors of war”—Kate Furnivall, bestselling author of The Guardian of Lies
“As layers of long-hidden family secrets emerge, you are sure to be hooked to the very last page”—Liz Trenow, bestselling author of The Forgotten Seamstress
“Love, grief, abandonment, betrayal and secrets … I adored it” —Liz Nugent, bestselling author of Little Cruelties
More 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
“Moving and evocative. A stirring, richly-imagined novel about bravery and love and family loyalty tested to its limits”—Rachel Rhys, bestselling author of Island of Secrets
“Lushly descriptive, exciting and vivid, this is a warm and exciting tale that will pull you in and refuse to let you go”—Tracy Rees, bestselling author of The House at Silvermoor
“A tender, moving and at times heartbreaking story”—Sinead Moriarty, bestselling author of About Us
About the author
Dinah Jefferies is the author of the international 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.