Shirley Mann is a Derbyshire-based journalist who spent most of her career at the BBC. She now makes short films for organisations such as the Heritage Lottery Fund. Lily's War is inspired by Shirley's mother who was a WAAF and her father who was in the Eighth Army.
Shirley Mann recommends
The Dover Cafe at War (2020)
(Dover Cafe, book 1)
"A rattling good novel that gives the reader a front seat at the Dover café during World War 2 . . . a really good start to what looks to be a fascinating saga."
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