Praise for The Light Over London

“Julia Kelly knocks it out of the park with The Light Over London…A wonderful read — and, with its theme of women’s empowerment, a timely one at that.” —Toronto Star

“Readers who adore a richly detailed period piece will be immediately drawn in by the world of The Light Over London…Julia Kelly has delivered her most elegant effort yet: a deeply rewarding and moving novel.” —Apple Book's Best Books of January

“An intricate, tender, and convincing tale of war and romance with skill and suspense… This is a bold story of a young woman’s innocence and heartache, and her satisfying discovery of her worth and inner strength.” —Publisher's Weekly

“Kelly deftly balances intrigue with mystery and historical detail in her latest novel… A charming imagining of the historical gunner girls.”Kirkus Reviews

“Sweeping and beautifully written” —Women’s World Daily

“Fans of stories centered around the Second World War won’t want to miss Julia Kelly’s The Light Over London.” —All About Romance

“A heartbreaking romance that will grip you from the very beginning. Julia Kelly weaves a tender romantic story around a girl who fights war showing how strong even tender, romantic women can be. With a bit of mystery in the story, even mystery-readers will like it.” —Washington Book Review

“Kelly has crafted two convincing, conflicted heroines in Cara and Louise, and the resolution of Louise’s romance is satisfyingly empowering. Hand this to fans of Jennifer Egan’sManhattan Beach (2017) and other tales of the vital roles played by women in wartime.” —Booklist

“Kelly doesn’t disappoint us” —BookTrib

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