War Brides: A Novel by Lois Battle

War Brides: A Novel

byLois Battle

Paperback | November 27, 2012

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A vibrant novel set in postwar America from the New York Times bestselling author of The Florabama Ladies' Auxiliary and Sewing Circle

World War II is over, but for three young Australian women who meet on their way to new lives and new husbands in America, the adventure is just beginning. Sheila, Dawn, and Gaynor will need to reacquaint themselves with the military men they swore to love when peace seemed like a lifetime away. But the world that awaits them is filled with new challenges, and each woman will be forced to summon courage and strength she never knew she had.

Brilliantly capturing an era that continues to enthrall, War Brides will be embraced by fans of historical fiction and the many readers who are rediscovering Lois Battle and her timeless brand of storytelling.

About The Author

Lois Battle's seven novels include Bed and Breakfast, Storyville, War Brides, and A Habit of the Blood, (all Penguin). She lives in Beaufort, South Carolina.
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Title:War Brides: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 7.75 × 5.06 × 0.83 inPublished:November 27, 2012Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:014312143X

ISBN - 13:9780143121435

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"Outstanding . . . wonderfully warm  . . . Battle is a gifted writer whose novels deserve acclaim." — Baton Rouge Magazine"A superb old-fashioned novel." — Los Angeles Herald-Examiner"A compelling novel . . . entirely riveting." — Richmond Times-Dispatch"The characters are memorable, the settings believable, and the reading effortless. War Brides is a book that will interest you up to the last page, the last paragraph, even the last line." — South Bend Tribune"A good, old-fashioned read." — Charleston Evening Post"Satisfying and readable." — Anniston Star"An arresting novel . . . Battle's characters are alive and believable. [Battle has] a skillful touch." — The San Diego Union-Tribune