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The gripping new Second World War novel from Sunday Times top ten best-selling author of While We're Apart.

After the death of her parents in a bombing raid, Mary Jones discovers a secret in the pages of her father’s diaries. Her search for the truth brings her to Cliffehaven on the south coast. Here she finds work at the Kodak factory, sifting through the airgraphs, which are being sent from all over the world by the men and women in the armed forces and by their loved ones. All the while she longs for news of her own sweetheart fighting in Europe.

With the help of Peggy Reilly and her family at Beach View Boarding House, Mary starts to build a new life for herself. But events that happened eighteen years before still echo, and should a promise Peggy made then be broken, it will have a devastating affect on not only Mary but them all....

©2015 Ellie Dean (P)2015 Isis Publishing Ltd, Random House Audiobooks

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  • Magyar
  • 21-08-2015

Bit disappointing

While the first few Beach View books were engaging and full of action, these last two are a bit Mills and Boon. Lots of happy romances, handsome square chinned men and lovely young women. Although great to hear about the old characters I would prefer a bit more tension and, yes, unhappiness again...

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  • Linden
  • 04-07-2016

Great story, gabbled narration spoiled it for me

I buy audible books to relax. The narrator's abrupt and gabbled style spoiled the story for ne, will avoid in future

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  • Miss K L Fisher
  • 14-09-2015

love it

I loved it from start to finish. I can't wait for the next one to be released