Perfect for fans Donna Douglas and Annie Groves, comes a novel that will delight everyone that loved Call the Midwife and Foyle's War. The first in a fabulous new series from the creator of ITV smash-hit Home Fires.

Will the war make or break them?

In Britain's darkest hour, an extraordinary community of women strive to protect the Home Front, but when an enemy plane crashes into the village, every one of their lives will change for ever . . .
As Chair of Great Paxford's WI Frances Barden feels under pressure to hold the community together, but she finds herself struggling as her factory is shut down and her husband's secret child arrives at her door.
Pat Simms received a respite when her husband went to report on the war, but now he's home. The WI might be her only place of refuge.
Newlyweds Teresa and Nick should be happy. But the plane crash on their wedding day may just be the first of many trials, as Teresa struggles with a secret that has the potential to ruin both their lives.
Meanwhile, the Campbell family must come together to deal with a devastating illness, and Alison finds new purpose in helping the influx of strangers to the village.
Through it all the WI provides support and camaraderie. But is their combined strength enough to get them through the war?

Keep the Home Fires Burning is also available as a four-part ebook serial that begins with Part One: Spitfire Down!.

Look out for the second book in this fabulous series coming in 2018. Search 9781785764301.

What you are saying about Keep the Home Fires Burning:

'I'd put it on par with Call the Midwife . . . great characters and a strong story . . .'
'Love, love, love this book!!!'
'Beautiful, nuanced characters . . . you'll find yourself laughing and crying along with everyone in Great Paxford'
'It is so warm, pulling you into the lives of these strong courageous women, sharing their deepest fears and highest joys . . . Wonderfully compelling'
'Read it all in one sitting. I can hardly wait for the next instalment'
'An excellent story'
'I absolutely adore these books'
'I have enjoyed these books immensely'
'I feel like I actually know the Great Paxford community and their struggles. So looking forward to the next book'
'Has me sitting on the edge of my seat'
'Several scenes brought tears to both my husband and my eyes . . .'
'Wonderful story, great characterisations and full of personal valour!'
'Could not stop reading . . . you feel such empathy with the characters and the storylines are so gripping and involve the reader emotionally'
'This story just gets more interesting'
'Absolutely brilliant book, couldn't put it down'
'Can't wait for the next book'
'Well-rounded, diverse and complex characters'
'Wasn't sure it would be as good as TV, but was I wrong . . . couldn't put it down'
'Totally wonderful in every way'
'Loved it, couldn't put it down'
'I can't wait to read the next book'
'Excellent'
'Looking forward to the next instalment already'
'Love reading about these characters and their storylines. Five stars'
'Savouring every scene'
'I highly recommend this book and I am anxiously looking forward to the next book!'
'I just love this book'
'Brilliant'
'I can't wait to read the next book'
'Loved the TV series. Loved the book'
'I just want more and more'
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