When the World Fell Silent

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Pub Date Jul 19 2024 | Archive Date Not set

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'A beautiful, meticulously researched story that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very last page.' USA Today bestseller, Genevieve Graham A story of loss, hope and redemption against impossible odds…

1917. Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Nora Crowell wants more than her sister’s life as a wife and mother. As WWI rages across the Atlantic, she becomes a lieutenant in the Canadian Army Nursing Corps. But trouble is looming and it won’t be long before the truth comes to light.

Having lost her beloved husband in the trenches and with no-one else to turn to, Charlotte Campbell now lives with his haughty relations who treat her like the help. It is baby Aileen, the joy and light of her life, who spurs her to dream of a better life.

When tragedy strikes in Halifax Harbour, nothing for these two women will ever be the same again. Their paths will cross in the most unexpected way, trailing both heartbreak and joy its wake…

Praise for Donna Jones Alward:

A triumphant, unforgettable tale of sacrifice, hope, and second chances … with a twist that will have readers holding their breath to the very end' Renee Ryan, author of The Secret Society of Salzburg

'A winning and memorable tale that boasts a perfectly-judged grasp of historical detail, wonderfully nuanced characters, and a narrative arc that never falters' USA Today bestselling author, Jennifer Robson

'A rare novel that is both heartbreaking and heartwarming at the same time. Prepare to fall in love with Alward’s beautifully cast characters' Soraya M. Lane, bestselling author of The London Girls

'Meticulously researched and full of atmospheric period details that will take your breath away' Julianne MacLean, bestselling author

'Alward handles the aftermath of a Canadian tragedy with sensitivity, skill, brilliant writing and a truly fascinating, true-to-life cast of characters.’ Lecia Cornwall, author of That Summer in Berlin

'A beautiful, meticulously researched story that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very last page.' USA Today bestseller, Genevieve Graham A story of loss...


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