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The Girl from the Island

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A USA Today Bestseller! ‘Wow! What an enthralling and emotional read! I was literally in tears… Captivating.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ A USA Today Bestseller! ‘Wow! What an enthralling and emotional read! I was literally in tears… Captivating.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ A world at war. One woman will risk everything. Another will uncover her story. 1940: When the island of Guernsey is invaded by the Nazis, two sisters are determined to rebel in any way they can. But when forced to take in a German soldier, they are shocked to find a familiar face on their doorstep – a childhood friend who has now become their enemy. 2016: Two generations later, Lucy returns to Guernsey after the death of a distant cousin. As she prepares the old family house for sale, Lucy discovers a box of handwritten notes, one word standing out: resistance. Lucy’s search for the author will uncover the story of a forgotten sister who vanished from the island one night, never to be seen again. A timeless story of love and bravery. Fans of Fiona Valpy and Kate Quinn will be absolutely gripped from the very first page. Readers love The Girl from the Island: ‘I finished this novel last night and I cannot get it out of my head… Put the phone off the hook, pour yourself a nice hot chocolate and settle down for a wonderful read’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘I was gripped from the beginning and could not put it down. I lost a lot of sleep on this one and do not regret it in the slightest!!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Unputdownable, passionate, captivating, and magnetic!!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Absolutely brilliant… I had to stay up late to read the next chapter!! I couldn't put it down’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Gripping and very emotional… This book has it all and I loved it’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘A heart wrenching story of love, loss and survival’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘A beautiful, wonderful, and poignant story’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Utterly beautiful and poignant… I was blown away’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Praise for The Girl from the Island: ‘With a descriptive backdrop this story offers intrigue and tender romance. Highly recommended’ Glynis Peters, author of The Secret Orphan 'Paints an evocative picture of the bravery, fortitude and heart-breaking decisions of two British sisters living under German occupation on the beautiful island of Guernsey during WWII' Adrienne Chin, author of The English Wife ‘A book to get lost in… Love, suspense and a page-turning story’ Tracy Rees, Richard and Judy bestselling author ‘A heart-rending, devastating, beautiful book that brings Guernsey’s past to life in a fresh and thoroughly readable way’ Louise Douglas, author of The House by the Sea ‘A sweeping tale of love and courage, The Girl from the Island is tender and shocking in equal measure. Get ready for an utterly absorbing, heart-rending read. I loved it’ Emma Rous, author of The Au Pair Praise for Lorna Cook: ‘I was so absorbed I read it in a single day’ Kate Riordan ‘Compelling, dramatic, with a great twist’ Jenny Ashcroft ‘An intriguing mystery’ Gill Paul ‘Kept me turning the pages eagerly’ Tracy Rees ‘Entrancing, evocative and romantic’ Woman’s Weekly ‘Full of twists and turns’ Nikola Scott ‘Hugely likeable characters and a corker of a twist!’ Mandy Robotham An absolutely gripping and heartbreaking World War 2 historical novel for 2021 LORNA COOK is the author of the Kindle #1 bestseller The Forgotten Village. It was her debut novel and the recipient of both the Romantic Novelists’ Association Katie Fforde Debut Romantic Novel Award and the Joan Hessayon Award for New Writers. Lorna lives in coastal South East England with her husband, daughters and a Staffy named Socks. A former journalist and publicist, she owns more cookery books than one woman should, but barely gets time to cook. An absolutely gripping and heartbreaking World War 2 historical novel for 2021 • Lorna Cook’s debut The Forgotten Village has sold nearly 200,000 copies across formats • The Forgotten Village stayed at #1 in the Amazon Kindle charts for three weeks and in the top ten for six weeks, becoming one of the biggest books of the year • It was the winner of the Joan Hessayon New Writers Award from the RNA • Lorna is a quality writer who is already adored by her fans, with both The Forgotten Village and The Forbidden Promise averaging over 4.5* on Amazon and with over 1,500 reviews between them • Now, she brings us another stunning historical time-slip novel, one timeline set against the backdrop of 1940s Guernsey under Nazi occupation, and the other a contemporary story which unravels the mystery of the past Competition: the;skylarks secret;english wife;lost girls of paris;rose code;nightingale;these tangled vines. by;Fiona Valpy;Soraya M Lane;Catherine Hokin;Suzanne Kelman;Kate Quinn;Pam Jenoff;Ella Carey
Publicat de: HarperCollins Publishers

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