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Secrets of the Homefront Girls

By Kate Thompson

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The story of the courageous women of World War Two, working in the Yardley factory in London's East End

A new series from bestselling author Kate Thompson. The story of the courageous women of World War Two, working in the Yardley factory in London's East End.

During World War Two, Churchill declared that 'beauty was duty'. But for the women working at the Yardley cosmetics factory in London's East End, it's friendship and family.

Nineteen-year-old Lily Gunn runs the conveyor belt in the factory's Lipstick Room with tight reins, though of all the women working there it's her sixteen-year-old sister who gives her the most trouble. Especially when Rene's new boyfriend Ronnie gets called up to fight, leaving Rene alone and with a big problem . . .

Meanwhile, Lily and Rene's mother Nell is the matriarch of Angel Lane, and the community childminder. But she's hiding a dark secret that if exposed could cost her everything.

Against the backdrop of the London Blitz, the women of the factory must find a way to rally together if they want to survive.

(P)2019 Hodder & Stoughton Limited

Biographical Notes

Kate Thompson an award-winning journalist, ghostwriter and novelist who has spent the past two decades in the UK mass market and book publishing industry. Over the past seven years Kate has written nine fiction and non-fiction titles, three of which have made the Sunday Times top ten bestseller list. Secrets of the Homefront Girls will be her tenth book.

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