ABOUT THIS BOOK
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,
Helen Yendall has had dozens of short stories and a serial published in women’s magazines over the past twenty years and now writes female-focused WW2 novels. She’s a member of the Romantic Novelists’ Association.She studied English and German at Leeds University and has worked in a variety of roles: for a literary festival, a university, a camping club, a children’s charity and in marketing and export sales. But her favourite job is the one she still has: teaching creative writing to adults.Although a proud Brummie by birth, Helen now lives in the North Cotswolds with her husband and cocker spaniel, Bonnie. When she’s not teaching or writing, she likes reading, swimming, tennis and walking in the beautiful countryside where she lives.