Reviews

  • A lovely novel. A moving story of love and friendship with a wonderful sense of place

    Kate Mosse
  • Carol skilfully draws us in to the beautiful Alpes Maritimes region of France to tell the story of Sara, a Polish refugee who want to live her life her way. The writing is evocative and Sara's story is both moving and inspiring

    Sheila O'Flanagan, bestselling author of The Women Who Ran Away
  • A terrific story [...] skilfully written & heart-rending, we are pulled into the beauty and destruction of the French countryside in WW2, as a young Jewish girl discovers what matters in life & fights for her love & for freedom

    Miriam Margolyes
  • An outstanding and beautifully written story and one not to be missed. This compelling and meticulously researched WWII novel tells a part of history that should never be forgotten. Thoroughly recommend

    Shirley Dickson, author of The Lost Children
  • I loved An Act of Love: it's a virtual hug of a tale; warm, and engaging, and tender. Just what I needed

    Joanne Harris, Sunday Times bestselling author
  • Romantic, evocative and pulse-racingly dramatic, this novel views the war from an unusual and fascinating angle

    Wendy Holden, Sunday Times bestselling author
  • An emotional and moving read. The beauty of the French landscape contrasts starkly with the fear and oppression of the war years in this story of love, loss and courage

    Fiona Valpy, bestselling author of The Beekeeper's Promise
  • An 'Exciting Book to Look Forward To'

    LoveReading
  • I enjoyed it very much. Her portrayal of damaged and fearful teenager is so good and believable ... I longed to be in France. It's her best

    Elizabeth Buchan, author of The Museum of Broken Promises
  • I loved reading An Act of Love. It kept me engaged, fascinated and eager to turn the pages ... It's a wonderful, enjoyable novel with courage and survival at its heart

    Elizabeth Chadwick, author of The Wild Hunt series

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