The Secret Sister
‘Incredible… A gripping page-turner.’ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
‘I couldn’t put it down.’ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
‘Unputdownable… I truly enjoyed every page!’ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
England, 1944: As I look around the childhood room I used to share with my twin brother Ed, I realise just how much the war has taken from us already. Ed was never the same after he helped our father in the Dunkirk rescue. Clutching his call-up letter in my hands, I know that Ed has fled, leaving behind his family and all he has ever known.
But I know that if Ed fails to accept his call-up he will be found and imprisoned. I’m his sister and I’ll do whatever it takes to protect him. As I step into his overcoat and study myself in the mirror, I realise there might just be a way to save him, if only I can find the courage to do it.
Arriving at the call up, I’m told that I’m to become a Bevin boy, one of the many men called to work in the mines and power the country through the war. I hesitate, unsure if I can really take on such difficult work whilst my friends become land girls and nurses. But my brother and my country need me, and in that moment I vow to do whatever it takes.
As I adapt to my new life, I meet a young man named Peter and as we grow closer, I realise that I am slowly losing my heart to him. But I know the risks if the secret of who I really am is ever revealed. How much am I prepared to sacrifice for the ones I love the most?
A completely gripping and heart-breaking story of love, courage and a sister’s sacrifice which shines a light on the forgotten heroes of World War Two. Perfect for fans of The Alice Network, The Nightingale and anything by Rhys Bowen.
What readers are saying about Liz Trenow:
‘So unbelievably amazing… A definite five star, must read novel. Keep the Kleenex nearby as this one hits all the feels. Amazing, amazing, amazing… I absolutely loved it!!’ Page Turners Blog ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
‘This book went straight to my heart… I read it in one day, just could not put it down.’ Netgalley reviewer ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
‘A beautiful story of survival, of hope and of never giving up… Heartbreaking, so have your tissues handy.’ Confessions of a Bookaholic ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
‘An utterly gripping and emotional novel about bravery, enduring love and keeping hope alive in the darkest of times. Totally gripped from the beginning… I absolutely loved this! I read this book within a day, I couldn’t put it down.’ Netgalley reviewer
‘Amazing! I absolutely loved it… A heartbreaking, emotional and heartwarming novel which is full of love, romance, sadness, fear, strength, bravery and family values. It will bring a tear to your eye, but it will also fill your heart to the brim with warmth and hope… One of the best books I have read this year.’ Angelic Light ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
‘So moving… Heart wrenching but full of hope and love. I cannot wait to read what’s next!’ Netgalley reviewer ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️