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Book: Violet Shadows by Melanie Rose

Book: Violet Shadows by Melanie Rose

star rating  4.3 stars based on the 3 most helpful Amazon reviews
categories: Book, Historical Fiction, French Resistance, France, Andorra, Female Protagonist, Espionage, 1940s, WWII

Melanie Rose

Author Melanie Roseabout this book: This novella grew out of the question, "What happened to Violet?" which a lot of people (including myself) seemed to be asking at the end of my previous novel, "Ashford". The story follows the adventures of Violet Creeley after she leaves England in 1934 to join the French Resistance. It is not strictly a sequel, as a knowledge of the previous book is not critical to its enjoyment.

While "Ashford" was the coming-of-age story of an American girl growing up in war-torn England, "Violet Shadows" is the story of a disillusioned young English woman convinced that she has nothing left to lose. She joins the French Resistance seeking nothing but an honorable death. Instead, she is given a reason to live.

I've never had a book come to me so quickly or so painlessly. This one REALLY wanted to be written.

Once again a huge thank-you to the BBC for their online collection of first-hand accounts of the war years, as well as to my husband, for putting up with my writing addiction.

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