Louisa Young, author of The Heroes’ Welcome, on tour March 2015

Posted By on February 20, 2015

The Heroes' WelcomeAbout The Heroes’ Welcome

• Paperback: 272 pages
• Publisher:
Harper Perennial (March 10, 2015)

April 1919. Six months have passed since the armistice that ended the Great War. But new battles face those who have survived.

Only twenty-three, former soldier Riley Purefoy and his bride, Nadine Waveney, have their whole lives ahead of them. But Riley’s injuries from the war have created awkward tensions between the couple, damage that threatens to shatter their marriage before it has truly begun.

Peter and Julia Locke are facing their own trauma. Peter has become a recluse, losing himself in drink to forget the horrors of the war. Desperate to reach her husband, Julia tries to soothe his bitterness, but their future together is uncertain.

Drawn together in the aftermath of the war, the two couples’ lives become more tightly intertwined, haunted by loss, guilt, and dark memories, contending with uncertainty, anger, and pain. Is love strong enough to help them all move forward?

The Heroes’ Welcome is a powerful and intimate novel, chronicling the quiet turbulence of 1919—a year of perilous beginnings, disturbing realities, and glimmerings of hope.

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About Louisa Young37025

Louisa Young was born in London and read history at Trinity College, Cambridge. She lives in London with her daughter, with whom she co-wrote the best-selling Lionboy trilogy, and is the author of eleven previous books including the bestselling novel My Dear, I Wanted to Tell You, which was shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award and the Wellcome Book Prize, a Richard and Judy Book Club choice, and the first ever winner of the Galaxy Audiobook of the Year.

Learn more about Louisa at her website and connect with her on Facebook and Twitter.

Louisa’s Tour Stops

Tuesday, March 10th: Tina Says …

Thursday, March 12th: Open Book Society

Monday, March 16th: Peppermint PhD

Tuesday, March 17th: Read Her Like an Open Book

Wednesday, March 18th: A Book Geek

Thursday, March 19th: Helen’s Book Blog

Monday, March 23rd: Staircase Wit

Tuesday, March 24th: Ageless Pages Reviews

Wednesday, March 25th: Mom in Love With Fiction

Tuesday, March 31st: Giraffe Days

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