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The secret diary

Stuart, Anna2021
Books, Manuscripts
She steps into the room and it's like going back in time. Catapulting her right into the heart of the 1940s. The spindle of the record player frozen and ready to play. The flowery wallpaper faded but intact. A soldier's uniform pressed and hung on a door, coal still in the fireplace. A floorboard creaks beneath her and she notices a small desk in the corner of the room. She opens the top drawer and runs her hands along the edges, something catching at her fingertips. A hidden compartment. And behind it, the soft edges of a book. As she dusts it off, she can see it has a red leather covering, the pages yellowing with age. She realises it's a diary. Some of the pages have been torn out. The first entry has 16th June 1945 printed in neat little letters at the top. Below it, in hurried, untidy script are the words: 'My name is Nancy Jones. And I have a secret...'
Main title:
The secret diary / Anna Stuart.
Stuart, Anna, author
London : Bookouture, 2021.
342 pages ; 20 cm
9781800195158 (pbk)
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