Renowned war artist Dame Laura Knight is commissioned to paint propaganda portraits of the girls of the ordnance factories in her hometown of Nottingham. When she starts work on a portrait of two particular women, Violet Smith, and Zelah Fitzlord, memories begin to resurface that she has spent half a lifetime trying to forget. Just like Laura, Violet and Zelah have something hidden. Will the night shift keep these women’s secrets, or will the past explode into the present and change all of their lives forever?
|Publisher||Magna Story Sound; 2018|
THE ENGLISH AGENT
Having endured the Blitz, Edie feels utterly disillusioned with life in wartime London. The chance to work with the Secret Operations Executive offers a fresh start. Codenamed 'Yvette', she's parachuted into France. Back in London, Vera desperately needs to be made a UK citizen to erase the secrets of her past. Working at the foreign office presents an opportunity for blackmail. But when she loses contact with one agent in the field, codenamed Yvette, her loyalties are torn.