Dancing with the Enemy
To be published by Harlequin/HarperCollins on 4 May 2022.
Set in Jersey, in the Channel Islands, during the German Occupation, Dancing with the Enemy is based on the extraordinary experiences of people who lived through that traumatic time.
It is the story of Dr Jackson, who pays a heavy price for his loyalty to his patients, and of teenager Tom Gaskell whose audacious plan leads to tragedy. It is also the story of young Sydney doctor, Xanthe Maxwell who visits Jersey in 2019. Traumatised by the suicide of her friend, she decides on a holiday in Jersey to recalibrate her life, and comes across a wartime journal which draws her into a turbulent past. It explores the behaviour of people thrust into dangerous situations, the cost of revenge, and the power of forgiveness and love.