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The War Widows Paperback – 29 March 2012

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Praise for ‘The War Widows’ and ‘The Girl From World’s End’

‘An epic tale of hardship and tragedy straddling the Second World War’
The Bookseller

‘A captivating journey back to the past’.
Closer Magazine

‘a warm and enchanting first novel from a writer with an instinctive feel for the northern landscape’
Lancashire Evening Post

A beautiful, almost poetically-written tale of love and tragedy in the Yorkshire Dales mainly set during the Second World War. The characters are real flesh and blood and the reader shares their ups and downs with genuine empathy.’
Maureen Lee, author of ‘Kitty and her Sisters’

About the Author

Leah Fleming was born in Lancashire of Scottish parents, and is married with four grown up children and four grandchildren. She writes full time from a haunted farmhouse in the Yorkshire Dales and from the slopes of an olive grove in Crete. She is one of a group of volunteer drivers for her local branch library’s ‘Books on wheels.’


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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ HarperCollins Publishers (29 March 2012)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 464 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1847563643
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1847563644
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 12.9 x 2.8 x 19.8 cm
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    4.2 out of 5 stars 80 ratings

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