Fictional ‘true crime’ narrative set in Manchester
An Act of Love
Genre(s): Coming of Age, Fiction, Historical
Era(s): 1943 WW2
Forced to flee war ravaged Poland, Sara and her parents are offered refuge in a beautiful but dilapidated house in the French Alps. It seems the perfect hideaway, despite haunting traces of the previous occupants who left in haste.
But shadows soon fall over Sara’s blissful summer, and her blossoming romance with local villager Alain. As the Nazis close in, the family is forced to make a harrowing choice that could drive them apart forever, while Sara’s own bid for freedom risks several lives . . .
Will her family make it through the summer together?
And can she hold onto the love she has found with Alain?
By turns poignant and atmospheric, this is the compelling new novel from Sunday Timesbestselling author Carol Drinkwater about the power of first love and courage in our darkest hours.
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