Inspired by an incredible true story, this is a captivating novel of courage, family and forgiveness by bestselling author of The Paris Seamstress.
Manhattan, Paris 1942: When Jessica May’s successful modelling career is abruptly cut short, she is assigned to the war as a photojournalist for Vogue. When she arrives the army men make her life as difficult as possible. Three friendships change that: a journalist who encourages Jess to bend the rules, a paratrooper who takes her to places to shoot pictures and write stories that matter, and a little girl, who has grown up in a field hospital, who shows her love. But success comes at a price.
France 2005: Australian curator D’Arcy Hallworth arrives in France to manage a famous collection of photographs. What begins as just another job becomes far more disquieting as D’Arcy uncovers the identity of the photographer – and realises that she is connected to D’Arcy’s own mother.
“Lester deftly darts from Paris in 1941 to New York.” THE AUSTRALIAN WOMAN’S WEEKLY