Thursday, June 30, 2011

War Brides, a novel by Helen Bryan

As Britain prepares for war with Germany, the lives of five young women are about to collide in the sleepy Sussex village of Crowmarsh Priors.
New Orleans belle Evangeline Fontaine has eloped with a handsome English naval officer as a means of following her true love to France.
Alice Osbourne, jilted by Evangeline's husband, is resigned to a life as the village spinster.
Elsie Pigeon has only known life in London's East End but at fifteen finds herself evacuated to Crowmarsh Priors as a maid for the forbidding Lady Marchmont.
Young Jewish bride Tanni Joseph has fled Austria with her husband and arrives in the village with her newborn son, not knowing if her family are alive or if she will ever see them again.
Frances Falconleigh, madcap debutante, is sent in disgrace to her see out the war with her godmother, Lady Marchmont , But her high spirits ultimately lead her into danger when she tries to help her friend Tanni .
Together they will face hardship, passion and danger, forming bonds of friendship that will inspire a desperate plan, And, fifty years later, an act of revenge ...

Priced at 99 cents.

Find it on Amazon.

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