The Girl From Vichy

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The USA Today bestseller

‘A compelling and powerful read’ – Gill Thompson, USA Today bestselling author of The Child on Platform One

‘A powerful and thoughtful novel’ – Louise Fein, author of Daughter of the Reich

‘A gripping tale of wartime sacrifice and innocence lost in the cause of freedom’ – Jina Bacarr, author of Her Lost Love

She’s done running. Now she fights.

1942. With the war raging in Europe, Adèle Ambeh dreams of a France that is free from the clutches of the Nazis. As the date of her marriage to a ruthless man draws closer, she only has one choice: she must run.

Adèle flees to Lyon and seeks refuge at the Sisters of Notre Dame de la Compassion. From the outside this is a simple nunnery, but the sisters are secretly aiding the French Resistance, hiding and supplying the fighters with weapons. Adèle quickly finds herself part of the efforts to take down the regime.

As each day fills with a different danger and she begins to fall for another man, Adèle’s entire world could come crashing down around her.

She must fight for her family, her country – and her own destiny.

Praise for The Girl from Vichy:

‘A beautiful story’ NetGalley Reviewer

‘A great historical read’ NetGalley Reviewer

‘This book is a wonderful book’ NetGalley Reviewer

‘Andie Newton’s realistic, well-researched, and seamlessly delivered story-writing, immediately engages the reader in The Girl from Vichy‘ NetGalley Reviewer

The Girl from Vichy offers the reader fully formed characters, a heart-pounding plot, and an ending that brought a tear to my eye’ NetGalley Reviewer

Praise for Andie Newton:

‘A powerful debut!’ Gill Paul, author of The Secret Wife

‘A captivating story with a twist of romance threaded throughout’ Glynis Peters, author of The Secret Orphan

‘A heart-clenching emotionally evocative debut!’ Terry Lynn Thomas, author of The Silent Woman

‘A compelling tale of friendship, courage and espionage in a frightening and uncertain world’ Charlotte Betts, author of The Dressmaker’s Secret

The Girl I Left Behind made me cry and left me wanting more, which to me are signs of a truly wonderful book, one that will stay with me long after I’ve finished reading’ Lana Kortchik, author of The Story of Us

‘Wonderful story where it has you on the edge of your seat but have the tissues with you!’ NetGalley Reviewer

‘The author has a gift for creating a sense of place whether the setting was on a snowy mountain or the streets of Germany in the early 1940s’ NetGalley Reviewer

‘Excellent story. Strong characters’ NetGalley Reviewer

ISBN: 9781801100458

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1942. Adèle dreams of a France that is free from the clutches of the new regime. Fleeing a marriage to a ruthless man, she takes refuge in a nunnery – where the sisters are aiding the Resistance, and soon Adèle is too…

Additional information

Dimensions19.8 × 12.9 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

320

Language

English

Edition

Paperback original

Dewey

813.6 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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