‘Meticulously researched and brings into focus the sterling work of the women of the ATA … An engrossing story, with a strong, likeable female protagonist facing issues we still face today.’ Historical Novel Society magazineIn the midst of war, she knew her place was not at home…
The most ambitious of three sisters, Lorraine ‘Raine’ Linfoot always dreamed of becoming a pilot. As a spirited seventeen-year-old, she persuades her hero Doug Williams to teach her to fly.
When war breaks out in 1939, Raine is determined to put her skills to good use. She enlists in the Air Transport Auxiliary, becoming one of a handful of brave female pilots flying fighter planes to the men on the front line.
Raine embraces the challenges of the job, despite its perils. But when Doug is reported missing after his Spitfire is shot down, she realises the war could tear apart not only her country, but also her heart…
A gripping story of family, friendship and courage, perfect for fans of Natasha Lester, Lizzie Page and Call the Midwife.
- ISBN13 9780008378431
- Publish Date 28 November 2019
- Publish Status Active
- Publish Country GB
- Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
- Imprint AVON, a division of HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
- Format eBook (EPUB)
- Pages 400
- Language English
- URL http://harpercollins.co.uk