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The Ballroom Blitz

By: Anton Du Beke
Narrated by: Anton Du Beke,Thomas Judd
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Summary

The stunning Buckingham novel from Sunday Times bestselling author Anton Du Beke.

September 1940.

As the skies split apart and bombs rain down on London, it's all the staff at the famed Buckingham Hotel can do to keep their guests in the luxury they're accustomed to, and evoke the magic of the Grand ballroom for them each night.

Home on leave and still reeling from the tragic events at Dunkirk, the dashing Raymond de Guise struggles to define his role in this new world, and to do his duty both to his country, and his beloved wife Nancy - who needs him now more than ever.

With profiteers skulking the London streets, and devious rivals plotting the Buckingham's downfall, the hotel staff must all hold onto what matters most - and decide where their loyalties truly lie.

As the bombing intensifies and Christmas fast approaches, somehow the show must go on....

©2022 Anton Du Beke (P)2022 Orion Publishing Group

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the bombs dropped but that's not all!!!

the book had me hooked me page 2 onwards to cliffhanger ending , BRILLIANT
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When is the next Anton?

Wonderful story again with great new characters - with the De Guises at the centre. Realistic (too realistic!) feel of wartime London. Can't wait for next!

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Anton and the ballroom.

Another story of wartime and the Grand Hotel. A lovely listen evoking the dangers of the blitz - before was born - and the way the people coped. Also the story of Dunkirk. Well worth a listen.

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Great

Another great listen from Anton. Can’t wait for the next one. The narrator is excellent

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Another good one !

Thoroughly enjoyed this episode and hope there is still yet another one to come x

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The best

I found this Anton Du Beke's best yet. And it gets very exciting, with a bit of everything; fun, fear and of course dancing. Also unusually our sympathy (and some frustration) is for and with Billy, what a time he has!

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Great book

As good as the ones that precede it, really enjoying the whole series. Would recommend.

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Another brilliant instalment

I just love these books. They are well written and read, with great characters. The story is always engaging and never dull. Can't wait for the next.

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Dazzling Ballroom v London Blitz

A good story taken along at a reasonable pace, with twists and turns to keep one guessing until the end. Which was a little flat, but left the way open go the next saga at the Buckingham.

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Ballroom Blitz

Brilliant.Enjoyed every one of the books .Looking forward to the next one in the series.