The Chilbury Ladies' Choir by Jennifer Ryan
A warm, funny and big-hearted novel of wartime gumption and village spirit which will make your heart sing out. Apply for a chance to win one of 10 copies below
In the idyllic village of Chilbury, change is afoot. Hearts are breaking as sons and husbands leave to fight, and when the Vicar decides to close the choir until the men return, all seems lost. But coming together in song is just what the women of Chilbury need in these dark hours, and they are ready to sing. With a little fighting spirit and the arrival of a new musical resident, the charismatic Miss Primrose Trent, the choir is reborn. Some see the choir as a chance to forget their troubles, others – the chance to shine. Yet for one villager, the choir is the perfect cover to destroy Chilbury’s new-found harmony.
Uplifting and profoundly moving, The Chilbury Ladies' Choir explores how a village can endure the onslaught of war, how monumental history affects small lives and how survival is as much about friendship as it is about courage.
“I am completely and utterly in love with this book. What a joy! It may be in my all-time top five – I just adore every single thing about it” – Jill Mansell