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War Brides

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A vibrant novel set in postwar America from the New York Times bestselling author of The Florabama Ladies' Auxiliary and Sewing Circle

World War II is over, but for three young Australian women who meet on their way to new lives and new husbands in America, the adventure is just beginning. Sheila, Dawn, and Gaynor will need to reacquaint themselves with the military men they swore to love when peace seemed like a lifetime away. But the world that awaits them is filled with new ...

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Overview

A vibrant novel set in postwar America from the New York Times bestselling author of The Florabama Ladies' Auxiliary and Sewing Circle

World War II is over, but for three young Australian women who meet on their way to new lives and new husbands in America, the adventure is just beginning. Sheila, Dawn, and Gaynor will need to reacquaint themselves with the military men they swore to love when peace seemed like a lifetime away. But the world that awaits them is filled with new challenges, and each woman will be forced to summon courage and strength she never knew she had.

Brilliantly capturing an era that continues to enthrall, War Brides will be embraced by fans of historical fiction and the many readers who are rediscovering Lois Battle and her timeless brand of storytelling.

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Editorial Reviews

Baton Rouge Magazine

"Outstanding . . . wonderfully warm . . . Battle is a gifted writer whose novels deserve acclaim."
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner

"A superb old-fashioned novel."
Richmond Times-Dispatch

"A compelling novel . . . entirely riveting."
Charleston Evening Post

"A good, old-fashioned read."
The San Diego Union-Tribune

"An arresting novel . . . Battle's characters are alive and believable. [Battle has] a skillful touch."
South Bend Tribune

"The characters are memorable, the settings believable, and the reading effortless. War Brides is a book that will interest you up to the last page, the last paragraph, even the last line."
Anniston Star

"Satisfying and readable."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780143121435
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/27/2012
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 464
  • Sales rank: 491,146
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author


Lois Battle's seven novels include Bed and Breakfast, Storyville, War Brides, and A Habit of the Blood, (all Penguin). She lives in Beaufort, South Carolina.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 9, 2004

    Very Disappointed

    I have read other Lois Battle books that I have enjoyed, but the lack of plot development left me very disappointed with this book. The characters were great-but the story went nowhere and in the end-the book just ended. Don't waste your time with this one.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 8, 2014

    Boring

    Boring

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 28, 2013

    Mynt

    Waits.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 15, 2013

    Good

    Good story

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