Fallen Skies Author:Philippa Gregory Lily Valance wants to forget the war. She's determined to enjoy the world of the 1920's with its music, singing, laughter, and pleasure. When she meets Captain Stephen Winters, a decorated hero back from the front, she's drawn to his wealth and status. In Lily, Stephen sees hsi salvation from the guilt of surviving the Flanders plains, where ... more »so many were lost.
But it's a dream that cannot last. The hidden tensions of the respectable facade of the Winters household comes to a head. Stephen's nightmares merge ever closer with reality as the truth of what took place in the mud and darkness brings him and all who love him to a terrible reckoning.« less
This has been my favorite of Philippa Gregory's books, I loved the books about the Tudor's but this one never had a dull moment. I could not put it down! I would recommend it to anyone who likes historical fiction.