From the author of the bestselling debut THE OPEN DOOR comes a moving and uplifting story about a generation of young people living through World War II.
When war breaks out Annie Webster and her closeknit family find themselves - along with everyone else in the country - thrust into a world of uncertainty, danger and despair. Her brothers join up, her sweetheart Paul becomes a fighter pilot, and Annie, desperate to help, finds herself in the WAAF, where her intelligence and warmth singles her out for a role more daring than she can ever have known.
All the time, the Battle of Britain is raging in the skies above her. The country has never needed its young people more, but will Annie and her loved ones survive its darkest hour?
Beryl Matthews grew up in a family of avid readers. Amongst other jobs she has worked at an aircraft factory and as a credit controller.
She published her first book at the age of 71 after joining a writers' group and has since written over twenty novels. Her hobbies include travelling, swimming and golf but writing is her number one priority.