Clare Flynn

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A former global marketing director, Clare lives in Eastbourne. She is a fluent Italian speaker and loves spending time in Italy. In her spare time she likes to quilt, paint and travel as often and as widely as possible.

Author of eleven historical novels and a short story collection, Flynn is an active member of The Historical Novel Society, The Romantic Novelists Association, The Alliance of Independent Authors and The Society of Authors. More information about her books can be found at www.clareflynn.co.uk

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"For many people, the story of World War II ends in 1945 with the cessation of hostilities. Berlin’s epilogue, though, is perhaps not as widely known...especially on this side of the pond!

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