<b>A heart-wrenching story from the bestselling author of <i>The Throwaway Children</i>. </b><br /><br />Thirteen-year-old <b>Lisa has escaped from Nazi Germany</b> on the Kindertransport. She arrives in London unable to speak a word of English, her few belongings crammed into a small suitcase. Among them is one precious photograph of the family she has left behind. <br /><br />Lonely and homesick, Lisa is adopted by a childless couple. But when the Blitz blows her new home apart, <b>she wakes up in hospital with no memory of who she is</b> or where she came from. The authorities give her a new name and despatch her to a children's home. <br /><br />With the war raging around her, <b>what will become of Lisa now?</b> <br /><br /><b>Can't wait for the sequel? <i>The Married Girls</i> is out now! </b><br /><br /><b>What readers are saying about <i>The Girl With No Name</i></b>: <br /><br />'Diney Costeloe has <b>perfectly captured</b> the traumatic atmosphere of the war years both in London and the countryside ... <b>Highly recommended</b>' <br /><br />'The <b>characters leap from the pages</b>. The Blitz scenes were palpable, imagining what Londoners endured during WW2. <b>Love all Diney's books</b>' <br /><br />'The author writes with <b>good pace</b>, and <b>excellent descriptions</b> of place and characters, but her main skill is in conveying the personal dilemmas faced by her characters. <b>I shall definitely seek out more books by this author</b>'.