An emotional and heart-warming portrayal of the lives of four women living in wartime London.
For the girls living at No.13 Article Row, the war years have never been tougher...
Tilly is heartbroken when Drew, the love of her life, returns to America and doesn't come back. Tilly can't believe that he would break their solemn promise to love each other for ever. Olive. Tilly's mother, knows the real reason that he has never been in touch but fears the truth will hurt her daughter even more.
For Tilly's friends, Agnes and Sally, the war has also dealt them a cruel hand and, along with the rest of the country, they have had their share of pain. But they say that it is always darkest just before the dawn, so could it be that this war, and the girl's fortunes, are finally beginning to turn?
Annie Groves lives in the North-West of England and has done so all her life. She is the author of the Pride family novels, a series for which she drew upon her own family's history, picked up from listening to her grandmother's stories when she was a child. Her most recent novels are the World War II series Goodnight Sweetheart, Some Sunny Day, The Grafton Girls and As Time Goes By. These were followed by the Campion series Across the Mersey, Daughters of Liverpool, The Heart of the Family, Where the Heart Is and When the Lights Go on Again, which are also based on recollections from members of her family, who come from the city of Liverpool. This book continues in the new London series, following a set of characters that live in Holborn.