HarperCollins Publishers
FORMAT: Paperback / softback
ISBN: 9780008523138
RRP: £8.99
PAGES: 368
PUBLICATION DATE: December 22, 2022


The Highland Girls at War

By (author) Helen Yendall

Can the Highland girls prove everyone wrong? Don’t miss this poignant and heartwarming WW2 novel for fans of Rosie Clarke, Dilly Court and Rosie Archer, from the author of A Wartime Secret.Scotland, 1942.The Lumberjills, the newest recruits in the Women’s Timber Corps, arrive in the Scottish Highlands to a hostile reception from doubtful locals. The young women are determined to prove them wrong and serve their country – but they’re also all looking for something more…Lady Persephone signed up to show everyone she’s more than just a pretty face – but it’ll take more than some charm and her noble credentials to win handsome Sergeant Fraser over.Tall, strong Grace has led a lonely life working on a croft, with just her mother for company. All she wants is to find her place in the world – even if that’s a thousand miles from home.And Irene misses her husband terribly, so until he returns home from the frontline, she’s distracting herself with war work. But one distraction too far leads to devastating consequences…Can the Lumberjills get through their struggles together – even when tragedy strikes?Readers LOVE The Highland Girls at War!’I adored it!!… From start to finish, I loved it and couldn’t wait to get back to it whenever I had to rip myself away… It certainly left me wanting more! It was brilliant.’ NetGalley reviewer,’Love this book… The characters came to life as the story unrolled and I was sad the book ended as I felt I knew them and they were my friends too. Recommended to read ASAP.’ NetGalley reviewer,’Absolutely loved [it], great book from start to finish.’ NetGalley reviewer,’You feel like you’re part of a real war family. The characters feel real and the relationships and the storyline is excellent. I highly recommend this book for anyone that likes historical fiction.’ NetGalley reviewer,

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