ENEMIES OF THE HEART
Enemies of the Heart is the story of a family divided by war. In1909 Yorkshire-born Vicky Hudson and her American cousin, Zelda, marry into the same wealthy Berlin family. In WW1 Vicky and her children flee home to Yorkshire. Zelda remains in Berlin. The inter-war years forge deep bonds between their children and the results, in WW2, are passionate love affairs, great heroism, betrayal and unimaginable tragedy.
‘Impressive epic debut following cousins Vicky and Zelda in pre-First World War Berlin where secrets and lies soon shatter the peace, well before the first shot is even fired on the battlefields of Europe.’
The Daily Mirror
‘Spanning four decades this wonderful novel is full of twists and turns. Fans of Barbara Taylor Bradford will devour it and beg for more.’
‘An immensely satisfying, sweeping saga of cousins and their families from 1909-1946, set largely in Berlin and Yorkshire. An engrossing tale that never lets up on incident as we belt through four decades full of fascinating detail, skilfully written. A book to curl up and lose yourself in.’
Sarah Broadhurst – Love Reading
‘A rich and exciting novel about two cousins caught up in the turmoil of the first World War. Rebecca Dean has hit on a rich vein of storytelling with looks set to give the likes of Penny Vincenzi and Barbara Taylor Bradford a run for their money’