Goodnight from London: A Novel

By | October 28, 2019
Goodnight from London: A Novel Author Jennifer Robson
ISBN-10 0062389858
ISBN-13 9780062389855
Year 2017-05-02
Pages 400
Language English
Publisher William Morrow Paperbacks
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From USA Today bestselling author Jennifer Robsonauthor of Moonlight Over Paris and Somewhere in Francecomes a lush historical novel that tells the fascinating story of Ruby Sutton an ambitious American journalist who moves to London in 1940 to report on the Second World War and to start a new life an ocean away from her past In the summer of 1940 ambitious young American journalist Ruby Sutton gets her big break the chance to report on the European war as a staff writer for Picture Weekly newsmagazine in London She jumps at the chance for it s an opportunity not only to prove herself but also to start fresh in a city and country that know nothing of her humble origins But life in besieged Britain tests Ruby in ways she never imagined Although most of Ruby s new colleagues welcome her a few resent her presence not only as an American but also as a woman She is just beginning to find her feet to feel at home in a country that is so familiar yet so foreign when the bombs begin to fall As the nightly horror of the Blitz stretches unbroken into weeks and months Ruby must set aside her determination to remain an objective observer When she loses everything but her life and must depend upon the kindness of strangers she learns for the first time the depth and measure of true friendshipand what it is to love a man who is burdened by secrets that arent his to share Goodnight from London inspired in part by the wartime experiences of the authors own grandmother is a captivating heartfelt and historically immersive story that readers are sure to embrace

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