Jenny Lecoat is a screenwriter and novelist. A former stand-up comic, presenter, actor and feature writer for newspapers and magazines, she has spent thirty years writing for a range of formats including feature film, television drama, sitcoms and sketch shows, including consultancy work. Her debut, The Girl from the Channel Islands, was inspired by her own family’s history of Jersey during the Occupation and was a New York Times bestseller. She is married to writer Gary Lawson and lives in East Sussex.
Jenny Lecoat is represented at Jenny Brown Associates by Lisa Highton. For all enquiries contact email@example.com
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In the immediate aftermath of the liberation of Jersey in June 1945 a different kind of war is unleashed – a war amongst the islanders themselves.
Jean Parris was a child when her adored father was taken away by the Nazis; now the Occupation is finally over, Jean and her mother wait anxiously for news. Since his arrest Jean has grown into a young woman and is starting to question everything around her as she begins to uncover the truth and lies of her own family. Increasingly isolated she has to keep her dangerous relationship with a young German prisoner the biggest secret of all.