Based on a true story, Wait for Me is the gripping new novel of enduring love and hidden secrets from the bestselling Sunday Times author of The Distant Shores.
Rupert was going to come back, all Florence had to do was wait.
Gulliver’s Bay, Cornwall, 1944 When Rupert Dash is killed during the Battle of Arnhem, his wife Florence is devastated. She can’t accept that he has gone from her life for ever, and when she finds a poem called ‘Wait for Me’ hidden in an old book, she believes it’s a sign from her husband, a promise that he will return to her.
London, 1988 Max has always suffered from a horrific recurring dream. One where he is parachuting behind enemy lines, surrounded by the incessant sound of gunfire, a dream that ends with his death on the battlefield. Desperate to understand why he is haunted by such terrible nightmares he embarks on a spiritual journey that leads him to Gulliver’s Bay, and a man called Rupert Dash.
Melbourne, 1995 Florence receives a letter from Max, whom she has never met and who lives on the opposite side of the world from her. Who says he remembers a life that belonged to someone else before him. Who says he was her husband, Rupert – the man Florence has waited fifty-one years for.
'Nobody does epic romance like Santa Montefiore' JOJO MOYES
Santa Montefiore’s books have been translated into more than twenty-five languages and have sold more than six million copies in England and Europe. She is the bestselling author of The Temptation of Gracie and the Deverill series, among many others. She is married to writer Simon Sebag Montefiore. They live with their two children, Lily and Sasha, in London. Visit her at SantaMontefiore.co.uk and connect with her on Twitter @SantaMontefiore or on Instagram @SantaMontefioreOfficial.
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