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Is part of Montmaray Journals Michelle Cooper , 2008 series - author novel (number 3 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 FitzOsbornes at War
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'A cold numbness had settled upon me the moment Mr Chamberlain had begun to speak. I'd been praying for a last-minute miracle. For Stalin to change his mind, for the Americans to intervene, for Hitler to fall under a train . . . anything. Now I understood how stupid I'd been.

Sophie FitzOsborne and the royal family of Montmaray escaped their remote island home when the Nazis attacked. But now that war has come to England and the rest of the world as well - nowhere is safe.

Sophie fills her journal with tales of a life in wartime. Stories of blackouts and the Blitz. Dancing in nightclubs with soldiers on leave. And desperately waiting for news of her brother Toby, last seen flying over enemy territory.

But even as bombs rain down on London, hope springs up in surprising places, and love blooms. And when the Allies begin to drive their way across Europe, the FitzOsbornes take heart. Maybe, just maybe, there will be a way to liberate Montmaray - to go home again at last. (Source: Author's website)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • North Sydney, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Random House Australia , 2012 .
      Extent: ix, 498p.
      Description: geneal. table
      ISBN: 9781742750323 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

FitzOsbornes at War by Michelle Cooper Lyn Linning , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 27 no. 1 2012; (p. 41)

— Review of FitzOsbornes at War Michelle Cooper , 2012 single work novel
Digger Spirit Draws in Kids Fiona Purdon , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 21-22 April 2012; (p. 20-21)
'Authors are keeping the nation's military history alive, writes Fiona Purdon.'
FitzOsbornes at War by Michelle Cooper Lyn Linning , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 27 no. 1 2012; (p. 41)

— Review of FitzOsbornes at War Michelle Cooper , 2012 single work novel
Digger Spirit Draws in Kids Fiona Purdon , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 21-22 April 2012; (p. 20-21)
'Authors are keeping the nation's military history alive, writes Fiona Purdon.'
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