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Love for a soldier / Mary Jane Staples.

By: Staples, Mary JaneContributor(s): Stevens, Robert Tyler, 1911-2005. HostageMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: London : Bantam Press, 2012, c1985Description: 411 pages ; 21 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780593069462 (hbk.); 0593069463 (hbk.)Other title: HostageSubject(s): World War, 1914-1918 -- France -- Fiction | World War, 1914-1918 -- Women -- Fiction | World War, 1914-1918 Women FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | Family saga. | Historical romantic fiction. | General fiction. DDC classification: STA
Contents:
France, 1918. Sophia, the rebellious daughter of a distinguished German general, is on her way to the town of Douai to elope with the man of her dreams -- a young army officer -- against her parents' wishes. On her way, she witnesses a dramatic battle in the skies that leaves an English pilot without a plane and under the misapprehension that Sophia is on his side.She has no choice but to agree to assist him in his attempt to avoid capture, and he joins her in the family car she has stolen, trailed by both the German Army and a staff officer under strict instructions from Sophia's father to bring her home. With their pursuers hot on their heels, how will Sophia explain her behaviour, protecting a man she is supposed to hate? And after sharing so many adventures, will she be able to turn the flying officer in when the time comes?
Summary: France, 1918. Sophia, the daughter of a German general, is on her way to elope with a young army officer. On her way she witnesses a battle in the skies that leaves an English pilot without a plane. She has no choice but to agree to assist him in his attempt to avoid capture.
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France, 1918. Sophia, the daughter of a German general, is on her way to elope with a young army officer. On her way she witnesses a battle in the skies that leaves an English pilot without a plane. She has no choice but to agree to assist him in his attempt to avoid capture.

First published in Great Britain in 1985 by Severn House Publishers Ltd as 'The Hostage' under the name Robert Tyler Stevens.

"Should she stay loyal to her country or to the man she loves?"--Cover.

France, 1918. Sophia, the rebellious daughter of a distinguished German general, is on her way to the town of Douai to elope with the man of her dreams -- a young army officer -- against her parents' wishes. On her way, she witnesses a dramatic battle in the skies that leaves an English pilot without a plane and under the misapprehension that Sophia is on his side.She has no choice but to agree to assist him in his attempt to avoid capture, and he joins her in the family car she has stolen, trailed by both the German Army and a staff officer under strict instructions from Sophia's father to bring her home. With their pursuers hot on their heels, how will Sophia explain her behaviour, protecting a man she is supposed to hate? And after sharing so many adventures, will she be able to turn the flying officer in when the time comes?

France, 1918. Sophia, the daughter of a German general, is on her way to elope with a young army officer. On her way she witnesses a battle in the skies that leaves an English pilot without a plane. She has no choice but to agree to assist him in his attempt to avoid capture.

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