The Heroes' Welcome

The Heroes' Welcome

Louisa Young


April 1919. Six months have handed because the armistice that ended the nice battle. yet new battles face those that have survived.

Only twenty-three, former soldier Riley Purefoy and his bride, Nadine Waveney, have their entire lives prior to them. yet Riley's accidents from the battle have created awkward tensions among the couple, harm that threatens to shatter their marriage sooner than it has actually begun.

Peter and Julia Locke are dealing with their very own trauma. Peter has turn into a recluse, wasting himself in drink to omit the horrors of the warfare. eager to succeed in her husband, Julia attempts to appease his bitterness, yet their destiny jointly is uncertain.

Drawn jointly within the aftermath of the conflict, the 2 couples' lives develop into extra tightly intertwined, haunted through loss, guilt, and darkish thoughts, contending with uncertainty, anger, and soreness. Is love robust sufficient to aid all of them movement forward?

The Heroes' Welcome is a strong and intimate novel, chronicling the quiet turbulence of 1919—a 12 months of perilous beginnings, stressful realities, and glimmerings of hope.

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