Operation Moonlight


1944. Newly recruited SOE agent Elisabeth Shepherd is faced with an impossible mission: to parachute behind enemy lines into Nazi-occupied France and monitor the new long-range missiles the Germans are working on. Her only advice? Trust absolutely no one. With danger lurking at every turn, one wrong move for Elisabeth could spell instant death. 2018. Betty is about to celebrate her 100th birthday. With her carer Tali at her side, she receives an invite from the Century Society to reminisce on the past. Remembering a life shrouded in secrecy and danger, Betty remains tight-lipped. But when Tali finds a box filled with maps, letters and a gun hidden in Betty’s cellar, it becomes clear that Betty’s secrets are about to be uncovered.

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Passion, war and deadly secrets . . .

‘A charming novel full of fascinating detail about the Second World War, AND a heart-warming love story. I loved every word of it!’ Katie Fforde
‘Wonderfully moving. A book to curl up with’ Fern Britton
‘I absolutely loved this heart-warming story of wartime secrets, love and redemption’ Susan Lewis
‘Enthralling from beginning to end’ Alan Titchmarsh
‘Well researched and extremely moving. I really enjoyed it’ Jill Mansell


Trust absolutely no one.

This is the only advice newly recruited SOE agent Elisabeth Shepherd is given when faced with the impossible.

Her mission: to enter Nazi-occupied France and monitor the Germans’ deadly long-range missiles.


Betty is celebrating her 100th birthday when she receives an invite from the Century Society to reminisce on the past.

She remains mysteriously tight-lipped about her past, however.

And then her carer, Tali, discovers a box full of maps, letters and a gun . . .

Readers love Operation Moonlight . . .

*****Beautifully written and researched, this was a truly compelling read, emotionally moving and with the perfect amount of jeopardy to keep me glued to the pages!’
***** ‘Operation Moonlight goes beyond just another historical fiction tale of a woman in WWII to a real page-turning literary account which was a pleasure to read.’
***** ‘This is a wonderful book, very gripping with a slight hint of romance.’
***** ‘It was very well written, totally absorbing, and with a very authentic feel.’
***** ‘It’s one that will be staying on my shelf.’

Additional information

Weight 0.313 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.8 × 2.9 cm










1st paperback ed


823.92 (edition:23)


General – Trade / Code: K