A magnificent novel of heroism, sacrifice and love in a war-torn world.
'We belong to a special branch of the armed forces. We're interested in people who speak foreign languages - in this instance, French - and who are young and fit. Who could be trained in hand-to-hand combat, to jump out of aircraft, scale walls and who wouldn't mind doing things which come under the heading of dangerous.'
John Baron Chard, orphaned as a baby and brought up in Australia, is unaware that the family he loves is not his own. When his life is thrown into turmoil, he leaves for England to join the RAF as war looms over Europe.
Samantha Chard, young and headstrong, has real talent as a photographer. When she cannot have the man she loves she marries Cashman Slade, but their differences escalate until she makes her escape across the world to follow her dream.
Cashman Slade, charismatic and arrogant, discovers an easy way to live in style when his father squanders the family's wealth, but nothing is free, and soon Cash finds himself compelled to flee from his past and to make his stand in the dark hours of the world's greatest conflict.
In 1939, as the Nazi shadow stretches across the planet, no one is left untouched and these three courageous people must give their all to find redemption in the horror of war . . .
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 10 / 2012
- 116 x 179 x 52mm