‘Vivid, candid, engaging. So honest.’ Helen Dunmore

‘Heart-wrenching… convincing and intoxicating… Julia is a very English Anna Karenina.An unromantic love story that feels honest and searing.’ The Times  http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/arts/books/fiction/article4681198.ece

‘What makes this story stand out is its absolute honesty…Wartime Britain has been rarely so skilfully evoked.’ Daily Mail                            http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/books/article-3453652/HISTORICAL-Shall-dance-insane.html

‘Beautifully observed and written, I loved it.’ Woman and Home

‘An elegant, absorbing tale of hope and resilience.’ Sainsbury’s Magazine

‘Elizabeth Wilhide writes about universal emotions with great tenderness and imagination.’ Claire Fuller, author of Our Endless Numbered Days

‘Whenever people argue we don’t need feminism, we need to remember how far we have come. A hard book to put down – a very humane look at a traumatic time in our history.’ Girl with her Head in a Book  http://girlwithherheadinabook.co.uk/2016/02/review-if-i-could-tell-you-elizabeth-wilhilde.html#more-5023

‘I have never read any other books by Elizabeth Wilhide but wow, she can write. Her writing style is reminiscent of Helen Dunmore or Kate Atkinson, which is high praise. I was sucked into this story. I enjoyed the subtle humour and I thought the way it brought the realities of wartime London to life was masterful.’ Julia Flyte, Amazon Top 100 Reviewer

‘Although I have read many books about the war this will stay in my memory as a perceptive, shocking and subjective account…. I could feel myself there with the smells, air raids, fear and destruction.’ Sheila via Netgalley

‘The most I have ever identified with the suffering of those under constant bombardment during the war, due to Wilhide’s superb writing.’ Tina via Netgalley