by: AJ Pearce
This book takes place during WW II in England. Emmeline is living in London with her best friend Bunty and are living thru the War helping out at the fire station – doing their duty to help fight the war. Emmeline wants to become a war coorespondent but ends up getting a job at a woman’s magazine typing up responses to women’s letters and are posted in their magazine. The column is to help women – alot like Dear Abby but Emmeline finds she wants to help people get thru their issues while her boss – Mrs Bird is strictly selective on the type of letters to respond. Emmeline grapples with following her heart or follow the rules which gets her into a pickle. Emmeline finds the war affects her as well as her fiance who is off at war breaks up with her and marries a nurse and her friends experience tragedy. The story shows how Emmeline manages her problems with following her heart and tries to mend broken relationships all thru a very tumultuous time. I enjoyed this book and would recommend it as a read for anyone.