'A compelling and powerful read' Gill Thompson, USA Today bestselling author of The Child on Platform One
'A powerful and thoughtful novel' Louise Fein, author of Daughter of the Reich
'A gripping tale of wartime sacrifice and innocence lost ... in the cause of freedom' Jina Bacarr, author of Her Lost Love1942, France.
As the war in Europe rages on, Adèle Ambeh dreams of a France that is free from the clutches of the new regime. The date of her marriage to a ruthless man is drawing closer, and she only has one choice – she must run.
With the help of her mother, Adèle flees to Lyon, seeking refuge at the Sisters of Notre Dame de la Compassion. From the outside this is a simple nunnery, but the sisters are secretly aiding the French Resistance, hiding and supplying the fighters with weapons.
While it is not quite the escape Adèle imagined, she is drawn to the nuns and quickly finds herself part of the resistance. But her new role means she must return to Vichy, and those she left behind, no matter the cost.
Each day is filled with a different danger and as she begins to fall for another man, Adèle's entire world could come crashing down around her.
Adèle must fight for her family, her own destiny, as well as her country.Praise for The Girl from Vichy:
'A beautiful story' NetGalley Reviewer
'A great historical read' NetGalley Reviewer
'This book is a wonderful book' NetGalley Reviewer
'Andie Newton's realistic, well-researched, and seamlessly delivered story-writing, immediately engages the reader in The Girl from Vichy' NetGalley Reviewer
'The Girl from Vichy offers the reader fully formed characters, a heart-pounding plot, and an ending that brought a tear to my eye' NetGalley ReviewerPraise for Andie Newton:
'A powerful debut!' Gill Paul, author of The Secret Wife
'A captivating story with a twist of romance threaded throughout' Glynis Peters, author of The Secret Orphan
'A heart-clenching emotionally evocative debut!' Terry Lynn Thomas, author of The Silent Woman
'A compelling tale of friendship, courage and espionage in a frightening and uncertain world' Charlotte Betts, author of The Dressmaker's Secret
'The Girl I Left Behind made me cry and left me wanting more, which to me are signs of a truly wonderful book, one that will stay with me long after I've finished reading' Lana Kortchik, author of The Story of Us
'Wonderful story where it has you on the edge of your seat but have the tissues with you!' NetGalley Reviewer
'The author has a gift for creating a sense of place whether the setting was on a snowy mountain or the streets of Germany in the early 1940s' NetGalley Reviewer
'Excellent story. Strong characters' NetGalley Reviewer