Lily Valance has had enough of war - her father is dead and several friends maimed. But for Lily a life of music, laughter and pleasure must go on so when she meets Stephen Winters, a decorated officer, she is drawn by his wealth and large home rather than by his reputation as a hero.
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Praise for ‘Fallen Skies’:
‘Superbly crafted…a fine book.’ Daily Mail
‘Round of applause.’ Frank Delaney, Sunday Times
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‘Written from instinct, not out of calculation, and it shows.’
Peter Ackroyd, The Times
Lily Valance wants to forget the war. She’s determined to enjoy the world of the 1920s, with its music, singing, laughter and pleasure. When she meets Captain Stephen Winters, a decorated hero back from the Front, she’s drawn to his wealth and status. In Lily he sees his salvation – from the past, from the nightmares, from the guilt at surviving the Flanders plains where so many were lost.
But it’s a dream that cannot last. Lily has no intention of leaving her singing career. The hidden tensions behind the respectable facade of the Winters household come to a head. Stephen’s nightmares merge ever closer with reality and the truth of what took place in the mud and darkness brings him and all who love him to a terrible reckoning…
‘Superbly crafted…a fine book’
‘Round of applause’
FRANK DELANEY, 'Sunday Times'
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