In celebration of our premiere broadcast of Home Fires and the intriguing and moving historical insights that Julie has provided along the way, here’s your chance to win 1 of 5 prize packages, each featuring 3 of Julie’s most acclaimed books, autographed by the author herself!
This contest is now closed. Thank you to everyone who entered. Winners will be contacted April 4 – 6, 2016.
Our premiere presentation of Home Fires Season 1 continues Wednesdays at 9pm ET through March 9, with episodes available to watch online for 30 days after their premiere date. Season 2 premieres in the UK this April. Also, watch for our highly anticipated premiere of the riveting WWI drama, The Crimson Field, starring Downton Abbey’s Kevin Doyle and Jeremy Swift, to launch Wednesday, March 16 at 9pm ET.
Read Julie Summers’ “Setting the Scene” blogs for Home Fires Season 1 in our Articles section.
EACH PRIZE PACKAGE INCLUDES 1 OF EACH OF THE FOLLOWING:
Jambusters/Home Fires by Julie Summers (autographed)
The Story of the Women’s Institute in the Second World War
“The image of defiant jam making sums up the way many see the wartime contribution of the Women’s Institute but Julie Summers…shows its much wider contribution.” – Economist
Through archival material and interviews with many members, Julie Summers gives us the compelling true story of how the WI pulled rural Britain through the war with pots of jam and an indomitable spirit of make-d0-and-mend. More…
When the Children Came Home by Julie Summers (autographed)
“A rich and moving book.” – Mail on Sunday
Using interviews and memoirs, Julie Summers weaves together personal stories to create a warm and compelling portrait of wartime Britain from the children’s perspective. More…
Stranger in the House by Julie Summers (autographed)
“It is in the courage, honesty and vividness of these first-hand accounts that the power of these reminiscences lies.” – Daily Telegraph
Summers interviewed over a hundred of the mothers, wives, sisters, fiancées and their children who were caught up in the maelstrom of history. Their stories are many and varied: wives who had to deal with an injured, emotionally damaged husband; children who had never seen their father before; women who had illegitimate children following a wartime affair as well as those whose steadfast optimism was rewarded with a delightful reunion. Stranger in the House is a moving and honest look at how war altered ordinary women’s lives forever. More…
Contest closed Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 11:59pm ET.
One entry per day per valid email address.
Must be 19 years or older to enter.
Contest not open to residents of Québec.