The Major's Daughter (Paperback)

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Like Snow Falling on Cedars, a stirring tale of wartime love
April, 1944. The quiet rural village of Stark, New Hampshire is irrevocably changed by the arrival of 150 German prisoners of war. And one family, unexpectedly divided, must choose between love and country.
Camp Stark is under the command of Major John Brennan, whose beautiful daughter, Collie, will serve as translator. Educated at Smith and devoted to her widowed father, Collie is immediately drawn to Private August Wahrlich, a peaceful poet jaded by war. As international conflict looms on the home front, their passion blinds them to the inevitable dangers ahead.
Inspired by the little-known existence of a real World War II POW camp, The Major's Daughter is a fresh take on the timeless theme of forbidden love.

About the Author


J. P. Francis is an English professor who lives and writes in New Hampshire.

Praise For…


Praise for The Major'S Daughter:

“A tremendous novel, rich and complex, about war and peace, love and almost, almost unbearable longing. It took my breath away”. —Luanne Rice, New York Times bestselling author

Product Details
ISBN: 9780452298699
ISBN-10: 0452298695
Publisher: Plume Books
Publication Date: July 29th, 2014
Pages: 400
Language: English