Appears on list
As London is emerging from the shadow of World War II, writer Juliet Ashton discovers her next subject in a book club on Guernsey -- a club born as a spur-of-the-moment alibi after its members are discovered breaking curfew by the Germans occupying their island.
In the disorderly evacuation of Southampton, England, newly married Ellen Parr finds a small child asleep on the backseat of an empty bus. No one knows who little Pamela is. Ellen professed not to want children with her older husband, and when she takes Pamela into her home and rapidly into her heart, she discovers that this is true: Ellen doesn't want children. She wants only Pamela. Three golden years pass as the Second World War rages on. Then...