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Flora and Grace

Flora and Grace

The Second World War – a mother must make a heartbreaking sacrifice in order to save her child…A poignant and powerful family saga from the author of Au Revoir Liverpool.

1944. It is spring, late morning, when Flora’s life changes for ever. She is standing on a platform in the Swiss mountains, watching as a cattle train draws near. From within the wooden trucks she can hear human voices – groaning, pleading and desperate.

Horrified, she begins to run alongside the train, frantically trying to help. But as the train picks up speed, a filthy bundle of rags is thrust through the slats and into her arms – ‘Take him. His name is Simon.’

Flora stands on the platform, a baby boy cradled against her. And although everything looks exactly as it did moments before, nothing will ever be the same again.

Sunday Times bestseller Maureen Lee has written a powerful, moving story of war, motherhood and love.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Sagas

On Sale: 21st November 2013

Price: £9.99

ISBN-13: 9781409137320


An excellent novel which runs along at a cracking pace [...] You won't want to put this book down.