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Fire in the Sky

Fire in the Sky

‘One of the most reliable thriller writers in the world’ Daily Mail

Guernica, 1937

When the bombers appear like a flock of birds over the horizon, Marina Helinger, 17, is enjoying market day in the small Spanish town of Guernica. With no warning, clouds of German planes are upon them and bombs fall on the town like rain.

Reeling with shock, Marina spends the next few days frantically searching for her relatives in the smoldering rubble. Though she finds her little sister trapped in the ruins, she discovers her mother and the others are dead.

Years later, while WWII rages, Marina and her sister are living with their father – an eminent scientist reluctantly working with the Nazis and a member of the undercover German resistance. Marina has grown into a beautiful young woman fueled by a dark rage. In short, she has grown into the perfect spy to join the resistance and fight back against those responsible for her mother’s death.

From the bestselling author of The Black Swan of Paris, Fire in the Sky is novel of bravery, danger, love and a woman’s unbelievable reserves of strength. Readers of Jane Thynne, Heather Morris, Nora Roberts and Danielle Steel will adore Robards’ storytelling.


‘A truly outstanding novel, brilliantly written, that captured me and held me in its grip from page one. The Black Swan of Paris reminds us of the power of love, hope and courage’
Heather Morris, #1 bestselling author of The Tattooist of Auschwitz

‘Emotional and powerful’
Pam Jenoff, bestselling author of The Lost Girls of Paris

‘Beautifully written and completely absorbing. ‘
Noelle Salazar, bestselling author of The Flight Girls

‘An extraordinarily suspenseful, emotional read’
Kelly Rimmer, bestselling author of The Things We Cannot Say
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Thriller / Suspense

On Sale: 17th June 2021

Price: £20.99

ISBN-13: 9781529338409