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Daughters of War by Dinah Jefferies

Daughters of War on kindle

I love a historical novel and couldn’t wait to read the latest novel from Dinah Jefferies, Daughters of War. This is the first book in a brand new sweeping historical series from the No.1 Sunday Times bestselling author. I read it on my kindle app last week and I couldn’t put it down!

Daughters of War by Dinah Jefferies

France, 1944.

Deep in the river valley of the Dordogne, in an old stone cottage on the edge of a beautiful village, three sisters long for the end of the war.

Hélène, the eldest, is trying her hardest to steer her family to safety, even as the Nazi occupation becomes more threatening.

Elise, the rebel, is determined to help the Resistance, whatever the cost.

And Florence, the dreamer, just yearns for a world where France is free.

Then, one dark night, the Allies come knocking for help. And Hélène knows that she cannot sit on the sidelines any longer. But secrets from their own mysterious past threaten to unravel everything they hold most dear…


This is the first in an epic new series from the No.1 Sunday Times bestseller. I have enjoyed all of the previous books by Dinah Jefferies so I knew I would like this book too. I read it in a few days as it was easy to read and I liked all the characters. It is a stunning tale of sisters, secrets and bravery in the darkness of war-torn France. The book featured two chapters of the next novel in the sisters’ story, The Hidden Palace, which is published in Autumn 2022.

Disclosure – I received a copy of this book via NetGalley to read and share my opinion on.

You may be interested in my other reviews of books by Dinah Jefferies:

The Tuscan Contessa by Dinah Jefferies

The Missing Sister by Dinah Jefferies

The Sapphire Widow by Dinah Jefferies

Before The Rains by Dinah Jefferies

The Tea Planter’s Wife by Dinah Jefferies

The Silk Merchant’s Daughter by Dinah Jefferies


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