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For fans of Kristin Hannah's The Nightingale, a vivid and captivating World War II novel of love and the resilience of one woman's spirit "Heart-wrenching . . . intoxicating." - The Times (London) England, 1939: Julia Compton has a beautifully well-ordered life. Once a promising pianist, she now has a handsome husband, a young son she adores, and a housekeeper who takes care of her comfortable home. Then, on the eve of war, a film crew arrives in her coastal town. She falls in love. The consequences are devastating. Penniless, denied access to her son, and completely unequipped to fend for herself, she finds herself adrift in wartime London with her lover, documentary filmmaker Dougie Birdsall. While Dougie seeks truth wherever he can find it, Julia finds herself lost.

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Elizabeth Wilhide

Elizabeth Wilhide is the author of many books on design and interiors and two novels. Born in the United States, she now resides in London.

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