Following on from The Boy I Love, Marion Husband’s highly acclaimed debut novel,Paper Moon explores the complexities of love and loyalty against a backdrop of a world transformed by war.
‘Husband’s novels are compelling page turners with hidden secrets and complex love lives that vividly convey the aftermath of dreadful conflicts.’ The Northern Echo
In 1938, Spitfire pilot Bobby Harris moves to London where he’s picked up by Jason Hargreaves, a society photographer, and poses with model Nina Tate.
The passionate love affair between Bobby and Nina lasts through the turmoil of World War Two but is tested when his plane is shot down. Disfigured and wanting to hide from the world, Bobby retreats from Bohemian Soho to the empty house his grandfather has left him, a house haunted by the secrets of Bobby’s childhood, where the mysteries of his past are gradually unravelled and he discovers that love is more than skin deep.
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