Kitty’s war


Kilkenny, 1939. Kitty Flinn is only seventeen when she is forced to give up her newborn to a mother and baby home. Heartbroken and desperate for a fresh start she leaves Ireland behind for London, vowing to never look back. Years go by and Kitty has a new life in England, but when her communist brother Anthony is injured during the war and ends up in hiding from the authorities, she has no choice but to return home. Food and medicine are hard to come by, so when she lands a nursing job at a hospital in Naas it seems the answer to all their problems. But things become more complicated when her ability to read German is noticed by an ambitious Irish official, Sam Daley. Sam will stop at nothing to exploit Kitty’s translation skills to gather intel from German prisoners, even resorting to digging into her past to ensure her loyalty.

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Kilkenny, 1939. Ireland might be neutral, but Kitty Flynn is caught in her own war. Forced to give up her child at seventeen, she escaped to London in search of a fresh start.However, in 1941, upon hearing that her brother, Anthony, who had been injured during the Spanish Civil War, is now gravely ill, Kitty must return home to care for him. In a time where food and medicine are scarce, Kitty is relieved to secure a nursing job – that is, until G2, the Irish Intelligence notices her proficiency in German?G2 are determined to use Kitty’s translation skills to extract information from the German internees at The Curragh Military Camp, even using Anthony as leverage.Before she knows it, Kitty finds herself in the treacherous world of espionage. And soon Kitty must decide: will she sacrifice herself to save her brother?Inspired by real life events Kitty’s War is the new sweeping historical novel by the bestselling author of Dublin’s Girl, Eimear Lawlor.Readers love Eimear Lawlor!‘Reminiscent of Pam Jenoff’s WWII novels and carried the suspense and anticipation of Eoin Dempsey’s Finding Rebecca… The chemistry between the main characters was incredible.’ NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars’Loved this!… Full of romance, political intrigue, suspense, and history.’ Arrow Reads, 5 stars’Fantastic read. I have been completely unable to put this one down. I cannot wait to read more by this author’ Little Miss Book Lover 87, 5 stars’I loved this book… Very highly recommended!’ NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars’A great historical fiction novel that has romance, political intrigue, suspense, and most definitely action.’ NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars’Wow… exciting and captivating.’ NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars’Love learning about this time period in Irish history… drew me in immediately.’ NetGalley Reviewer, 4 stars

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Weight0.416 kg
Dimensions22.9 × 14.8 × 2.8 cm










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823.92 (edition:23)


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