Troubador Just Another Girl on the Road

Released: 28/09/2019

ISBN: 9781789018639

Format: Hardback

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Just Another Girl on the Road

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Summer 1944: Stranded behind enemy lines in France, eighteen-year-old Katrinka Badeau escapes German deserters with the help of Major Willoughby Nye. Once an employee on her father’s merchant ship, Nye is now part of an undercover Jedburgh operation, working for the Allies. When he offers her a job on his team, she accepts.


Her work throws her together with Sergeant Wolfe Farr, the team’s tough-talking radio operator, and they embark on an intense love affair. But Katrinka is not prepared to accept Wolfe’s plans for the future. And her love for Nye, which has evolved from an adolescent crush to that of a young woman, still endures.

With the liberation of France, both men are sent to the Far East. Realising what she has lost, Katrinka joins a small entertainment troupe, and sets out on an arduous journey around the world to find Wolfe. But when the three are finally reunited, which love will withstand the test of time? 

Praise for Just Another Girl on the Road

"Difficult history, abuse, war and love combine in this emotional examination of the end of World War II… A deep, evocative read …inventive, finely-woven and captivating." – IndieReader 

 "Well-plotted and often exciting… An informed, imaginative tale that adds some romance to a well-researched war story." – Kirkus Reviews


DELIGHTED to announce the following recent awards:

FOUR honours in Eric Hoffer's 2020 Book Awards!!

Finalist: da Vinci Eye (for best book cover)
Finalist: First Horizon (debut author)
Grand Prize Short List
Honorable Mention in the General Fiction Category

THANK YOU!! #HofferAward

Finalist in the 2020 Next Generation Indie Book Awards Action/Adventure category.
THANK YOU!! #NGIBA


Received a RECOMMENDED rating in The US Review of Books

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S. Kensington

S. Kensington is a retired educator who has lived and taught in various countries for the past thirty years. Like the protagonist in this novel, she enjoys long voyages by cargo ship. Kensington was inspired to write this book after finding a small white glove, and a news clipping about the WWII undercover Phantoms, in her father's war possessions. She currently resides in the United States, writing her memoirs.



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