Erica Brown has written fifty novels in all in different genres and under other pseudonyms.
Her Honey Driver cosy crime series, written as Jean G Goodhind, was a best seller in Germany. She is also a past winner of the BBC New Writers’ Award.
Her historical novels, mainly set in WW2, for Ebury Publishing (Random House) are written under Lizzie Lane. Most have entered the Heatseekers Chart and the top thirty bestselling paperbacks (EPOS).
When she’s not in the UK she skippers and lives on a sailing yacht in the Mediterranean.
India, 1940. When Nadine learns that the Indian woman she thought her nanny is, in fact, her mother, she rebels against her English father and he arranges for her to be wed to an Australian merchant many years older. She is whisked off to her new husband’s plantation in Malaya but as the Second World War rages throughout the East, Nadine is taken captive by the Japanese. She is held at a camp in Sumatra with other women and forced to entertain the soldiers and satisfy their desires. In the most unlikely circumstances, Nadine finds an ally and protector in a Japanese—American major caught up in the war. The two bond over their conflicted identities and gradually fall in love. But can Nadine survive long enough to find happiness?
Don’t miss this emotional and powerful saga about a woman’s determination to beat the odds, perfect for fans of Renita D’Silva, Dinah Jefferies and Julia Gregson.