It is 1942. The theatres of war are North Africa and Italy. All eyes follow the front, but behind the scenes a messier war continues, an improvised game of snatched triumphs, terrible mistakes and torturous uncertainty. Cabaret singer by night, spy by day, Richard risks his life to help British servicemen escape occupied France and get back to England. Rose leads a group of dancers with mixed morals high-kicking to entertain the troops as Hitler's bombers roar in the skies above. Then she is given orders to join the forces ...

Theatre of War 2008, Hodder Paperback, London

ISBN-13: 9780340932650

Mass-market paperback

Theatre of War 2007, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780340938522