A wartime saga set in Manchester, following the lives and loves of workers in Rosenberg's raincoat factory.
Alrene Hughes grew up in Belfast and has lived in Manchester for most of her adult life. She worked for British Telecom and the BBC before training as an English teacher. After teaching for twenty years, she retired and now writes full-time.
'Difficult to put down ... A strong and riveting story'
Historical Novel Society.
'A beautiful and powerful novel not only about a young woman and a first love ... An outstanding novel that I highly recommend!' Dandelions Inspired.
'I LOVE The Girl in the Pink Raincoat. It's engaging and entertaining' Bits About Books.
'Absolutely a full five stars!' Grace J. Reviewer Lady.
'The author has one of those writing styles that draws you in and refuses to let you go ... The author uses such powerful and realistic descriptions that I really did feel as though I had travelled back through time in a time machine and that I was part of the story myself' Ginger Book Geek.
'A wonderful mix of intrigue, passion, romance, heartache, devastation, mystery, underhanded tactics, friendship and strength' Dash Fan.
'I love a romance set in war time and this was amazing. I cannot recommend it highly enough' Chells and Books.