Operation Moonlight

£14.99

1944. Newly recruited SOE agent Elisabeth Shepherd is faced with an impossible mission: to parachute behind enemy lines into Nazi-occupied France and monitor the new long-range missiles the Germans are working on. Her only advice? Trust absolutely no one. With danger lurking at every turn, one wrong move for Elisabeth could spell instant death. 2018. Betty is about to celebrate her 100th birthday. With her carer Tali at her side, she receives an invite from the Century Society to reminisce on the past. Remembering a life shrouded in secrecy and danger, Betty remains tight-lipped. But when Tali finds a box filled with maps, letters and a gun hidden in Betty’s cellar, it becomes clear that Betty’s secrets are about to be uncovered.

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Passion, war and deadly secrets . . .

‘Wonderfully moving. A book to curl up with’
Fern Britton
‘I absolutely loved this heart-warming story of wartime secrets, love and redemption’ Susan Lewis
‘Enthralling from beginning to end’ Alan Titchmarsh
‘I loved every word of it!’ Katie Fforde
‘Well researched and extremely moving. I really enjoyed it’ Jill Mansell
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1944: newly recruited SOE agent Elisabeth Shepherd is faced with an impossible mission: to parachute behind enemy lines into Nazi-occupied France and monitor the new long-range missiles the Germans are working on.

Her only advice? Trust absolutely no one. With danger lurking at every turn, one wrong move for Elisabeth could spell instant death.

2018: Betty is about to celebrate her 100th birthday. With her carer Tali at her side, she receives an invite from the Century Society to reminisce on the past.

Remembering a life shrouded in secrecy and danger, Betty remains tight-lipped. But when Tali finds a box filled with maps, letters and a gun hidden in Betty’s cellar, it becomes clear that Betty’s secrets are about to be uncovered . . .

Nostalgic, heart-pumping and truly page-turning, OPERATION MOONLIGHT is both a gripping read and a novel that makes you think about a generation of women and men who truly knew what it meant to survive.
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Readers love Operation Moonlight . . .

***** ‘Operation Moonlight goes beyond just another historical fiction tale of a woman in WWII to a real page-turning literary account which was a pleasure to read.’
***** ‘This is a wonderful book, very gripping with a slight hint of romance.’
***** ‘A really engrossing read told in two timelines.’
***** ‘I thoroughly enjoyed this well-researched book.’
***** ‘It’s one that will be staying on my shelf.

Additional information

Weight 0.552 kg
Dimensions 22 × 14.5 × 3.6 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

448

Language

English

Edition

Hardback original

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K