Check out this review of the book, Effie’s War, by Philip Paris, as featured in this post from The Quiet Knitter blog.
** My thanks to Black and White Publishing & Netgalley for my copy of this book **
The Scottish Highlands, 1943
A family torn apart by the secrets of war.
In a remote corner of Scotland something momentous is underway. When Effie’s father receives a government notice to quit Kirk Farm, the lives of the Ross family and those of the whole community are utterly disrupted.
But for Effie – irrepressible, beautiful, vital – wartime changes bring her close to Toni, an Italian prisoner of war sent to work on the farm. Before long, the young couple are planning a future together when the war is finally over.
It’s a future that’s under threat from the start. For there are those among them who cannot quite be trusted. Someone is determined to find out what lies behind the upheaval – and to pass those secrets into enemy hands. To…
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