A Wartime Marriage

A Wartime Marriage

A glorious, romantic wartime adventure - the perfect dose of escapism


For fans of Katie Flynn & Fiona Valpy, this is an exhilarating romantic journey across war-torn Europe from the multi-million copy seller Mary Jane Staples.

"Couldn't put it down." -- 5 STARS
"Once again she had me hooked." -- 5 STARS

"Each page kept you guessing to the end." -- 5 STARS
"An excellent read for a cold damp day in front of the fire." -- 5 STARS


1918: the Kaiser's empire is about to fall and Captain Harry Phillips, a prisoner of war in a Romanian hospital, has had a very hard time of it. Then, out of the blue, comes an offer he can't refuse: a ticket home to his beloved England and to the arms of his much missed fiancée Elizabeth.

But this ticket comes with a heavy price to pay; Harry must marry beautiful, headstrong Princess Irena of Moldova, who's only hope of survival is to leave the country and he must risk both their lives by escorting her back to England.

As they set off on their long and treacherous journey with enemies at every turn, Harry begins to realise that Irena is not only dangerous but extremely precious cargo.

About the author

Mary Jane Staples

Mary Jane Staples was born, bred and educated in Walworth, and was the author of many bestselling novels including the ever-popular cockney sagas featuring the Adams family. She died in 2005.
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