Wartime for the Chocolate Girls

Annie Murray

02 February 2023
416 pages


April 1941.

Almost losing her life in a bomb blast while serving in the Women's Voluntary Service has made Ann Gilby take stock of what's really important - her family.

With daughter Sheila back home, and Joy still working munitions at the Cadbury factory and engaged to her soldier sweetheart, home life feels more settled too. Ann has even come to an uneasy truce with her husband, Len, despite her recent discovery of his infidelity and the fact that he has fathered a child with another woman.

But what Ann has not reckoned with is, Marianne, Len’s mistress, turning up on her doorstep - a woman with a mysterious past.

Only Ann has secrets of her own and one day soon she knows she will have to tell her youngest child, Martin, who his father really is . . .

From Annie Murray, the bestselling Chocolate Girls, The Bells of Bournville Green and Secrets of the Chocolate Girls, Wartime for the Chocolate Girls is a gritty family saga about love, war and chocolate . . .