How to be Brave, Paperback


All the stories died that morning - until we found the one we'd always known. When nine-year-old Rose is diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, Natalie must use her imagination to keep her daughter alive.

They begin dreaming about and seeing a man in a brown suit who feels hauntingly familiar, a man who has something for them.

Through the magic of storytelling, Natalie and Rose are transported to the Atlantic Ocean in 1943, to a lifeboat, where an ancestor survived for fifty days before being rescued.

Poignant, beautifully written and tenderly told, How To Be Brave weaves together the contemporary story of a mother battling to save her child's life with an extraordinary true account of bravery and a fight for survival in the Second World War.

A simply unforgettable debut that celebrates the power of words, the redemptive energy of a mother's love - and what it really means to be brave.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 350 pages
  • Publisher: Orenda Books
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  • Category: Thriller / suspense
  • ISBN: 9781910633199



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