From one of the UK’s best-loved novelists and the No.1 Sunday Times bestselling author of ‘Stolen’.
Ellie is a sweet-natured brunette, generous of heart with a sparkling smile and an accent which reveals her East End background.
Bonny is beautiful and spoilt, with cascades of blonde hair, the brightest pair of blue eyes and a mouth like Cupid's bow.
The two girls meet in London at the end of the war when, seduced by two American airmen, they pool their wits and resources and set off to make a living on the stage. Set against the hardship and austerity of post-war Britain, and the glamour and ruthlessness of life in variety theatre, their story is one of sacrifice and burning ambition. But most of all of a powerful friendship that lasts against all odds.
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Review: Ellie (Ellie #1)User Review - Abbie - Goodreads
I usually love lesley pearse books but I do not agree with the ending of this book. I loved it until the ending. It makes me mad that she seems to say it is okay to lie and entrap men and that it will bring you a happy ending! So annoyed with this book! Read full review
Review: Ellie (Ellie #1)User Review - Yeoh Lingxuan - Goodreads
I don't think this book is as bad as people say. The ending was all right. I think the childhood parts are just a built up to their characters, and I enjoyed myself reading it. This is better than "stolen" at the very least. Read full review