Annabelle Thorpe - Quercus

Annabelle Thorpe



Annabelle Thorpe has been a travel and features journalist for fifteen years, writing for national print and online media. She currently works as a freelance, writing mostly for the Times, Telegraph and Guardian, alongside copywriting, non-fiction travel books and PR consultancy work for the National Trust. Alongside her journalism, Annabelle completed an MA in Contemporary History in September 2012 and is an alumna of Curtis Brown Creative. She lives in Ditchling, East Sussex.
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What Lies Within

Annabelle Thorpe
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The People We Were Before

Annabelle Thorpe
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Annabelle Thorpe

If war is madness, how can love survive?Growing up in the borderlands between Croatia and Serbia, Miro's blissful childhood is shattered when his best friend is horribly wounded by a land-mine, a legacy of conflicts gone by.Moving to the Dalmatian coast, where his parents start a small hotel, he thinks he has left this all behind - he falls in love and starts a family with his childhood sweetheart, Dina. But as his country descends into another devastating war, one split-second decision that causes his daughter's death destroys the life he has managed to build.Rejected by his grieving wife, Miro takes a job as a cameraman with a news channel and is plunged into the hard-bitten black-humoured world of the international war reporters. He even finds some solace in an affair with Marian, a BBC journalist, but as he feels the war changing him and his loved ones beyond all recognition, he must struggle to keep his relationship, and his soul, intact.(P)2016 WF Howes Ltd