From the bestselling author of The Gazebo and The Observatory comes a passionate and gripping story that follows two devoted lovers through a dramatic period in history.
England. Summer, 1938. An adventurous and beautiful young American woman arrives at Oxford University, never expecting that her life -- and the entire world -- will soon change. When Maude Latham falls in love with her married literature tutor, Stephen Kendall, she learns that the Romantic poets had it right: Love is eternal. Yet just as she has fortified her conviction with the wisdom of the old poets, it is tested when World War II disrupts her perfect love affair. After Stephen joins the Royal Navy and disappears, Maude finds herself living through the war as a trauma nurse in a hospital. As time passes and the war progresses, Stephen’s disappearance forces Maude to question everything she knows about the man she loves and all that he has taught her about love itself.
Emily Grayson takes readers into the turbulent history of World War II, exploring the lives of two lovers who are torn apart in the disorder and chaos that divided the world. A love story that is as deeply emotional as it is suspenseful, Waterloo Station is a timeless tale of faith and devotion that will touch everyone who reads it.
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Emily Grayson is the author of four previous novels, The Gazebo, The Observatory, The Fountain, and Waterloo Station. She lives in New York City with her husband and children.From Booklist:
Carrie Benedict, 18, opts to help her grandmother, Maude, clean out her attic rather than spend time with her boyfriend. Carrie, about to go to college, unearths a volume of poetry that reminds Maude of when she was 18 in 1938 and left Longwood Falls, New York, to travel to England and study at Oxford. There she fell in love with her young, handsome, and married tutor, Stephen, while pouring over poems of the Romantic Age. The upcoming war threatens to tear them apart. Then, disregarding the pleas of both her family and her lover, Maude decides to stay in England and join the war effort by becoming a nurse. She knows that Stephen can't communicate with her because of his position in the Navy and his married status, yet she receives a letter that changes her life and her attitude toward love. Grayson's heroine survives turbulent historical times in a very tender love story that resonates in the contemporary world as once again the threat of war impacts lives. Patty Engelmann
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