1914: Young Anton Heideck has arrived in Vienna, eager to make his name as a journalist. While working part-time as a private tutor, he encounters Delphine. Entranced by his first love, Anton feels blessed. Until his country declares war on hers.
The story of a widow and her five daughters at the outbreak of WW2. Rosina's eldest daughter carries out valuable transcription work for the code-breakers at Bletchley Park. Rosina starts a passionate affair with an Army officer half her age.
When Jerome is missing, presumed dead, after a brutal battle in Belgium in 1914, his wife Sophie forces herself to move on. But when Jerome unexpectedly returns after a long absence, a thrilling love triangle forms.
Julia wonders why her grandmother never spoke of her time working at Bletchley Park. The search for answers leads her to an incredible tale of betrayal and bravery - one that inspires some huge decisions of her own.
1915. German-occupied Belgium. By day, Josephine serves German officers at the Hotel Metropole. By night, she works with her brothers to help Allied soldiers and civilians cross into Holland. Both paths put her and her family at great risk.
Laura's husband returns home from the trenches a damaged man, and soon leaves her a widow. She raises their boy alone, working as a laundress, and gradually becomes aware that he is some kind of genius.
In 1919, on the desolate battlefields of northern France, thousands of soldiers undertook the immense and dangerous task of gathering up the dead for mass burial. This novel follows three Britons whose lives were never the same afterwards.
A dramatisation of the extraordinary true stories of World War II's American Army nurses famously known as the Angels of Bataan and the unsung contributions of Filipinas of the resistance.
Grace defies her parents' wishes to volunteers as a nurse on the Western Front. Will is lured by patriotism and the thrill of adventure. When their lives collide in France, an instant connection is forged. Then a mysterious virus begins to circulate.
Arthur returns from WWI forever damaged by what he has seen and suffered. As WWII looms, Arthur insists on his son Tom going to work in Sumatra. Tom is taken prisoner by the Japanese, but is sustained by a growing understanding of his father.
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