On Sale: February 22, 2011
Featuring: Morgan McClain; Liz Stephens
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Historical | Fiction Women's Fiction
Inspired by the true story of her own grandparents'
courtship during World War II, Kristina McMorris captures
the heartache and sacrifice of love and war in LETTERS FROM
HOME,an award-winning debut novel that is timeless, tender
and unforgettably moving.
Chicago, 1944. Liz Stephens has little interest in
attending a USO club dance with her friends Betty and
Julia. She doesn't need a flirtation with a lonely
serviceman when she's set to marry her childhood
sweetheart. Yet something happens the moment Liz glimpses
Morgan McClain. They share only a brief conversation—cut
short by the soldier's evident interest in Betty—but Liz
can't forget him. Thus, when Betty asks her to ghostwrite a
letter to Morgan, stationed overseas, Liz reluctantly
Thousands of miles away, Morgan struggles to adjust to the
brutality of war. His letters from "Betty" are a comfort,
their soul-baring correspondence a revelation to them both.
While Liz is torn by her feelings for a man who doesn't
know her true identity, Betty and Julia each become
immersed in their own romantic entanglements. And as the
war draws to a close, all three will face heart-wrenching
choices, painful losses, and the bittersweet joy of new
Beautifully rendered and deeply felt, LETTERS FROM HOME is
a story of hope and connection, of sacrifices made in love
and war—and the chance encounters that change us forever.
2 comments posted.
Re: Letters From Home
This book sounds very interesting. I enjoy books regarding letters.
(Pauletta Leckie 9:22pm February 27, 2011)
Love to read this inspiring novel.
(Gloria Walshver 11:44am August 4, 2011)
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