August 1939. Genie Watkins, a Birmingham kid, would love to have a proper happy family like her Italian friend, Teresa. But Genie hasn't reckoned with the outbreak of war, her already rocky family being split up and the strangely liberating effect it all has on her mother....
Under Birmingham skies darkened by blackout, Genie shares her fears and hopes with Teresa, keeps her spirits up with her nan and glamorous auntie Lil, and tries to hold her family together. And amid it all, she discovers love....
What members say
- colin ralph
Birmingham blitz is the first book to listen to of Annie Murray book ... it was a brilliant book very enjoyable can't wait to listen to the next one ,, gives an eye open to what the war was like