By the co-author of the book behind the new film The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society.
The New York Times no. 1 bestselling author 'Utterly enthralling' Daily Express WHAT READERS SAY:
'Definite echoes of Harper Lee! Very well written, using different styles of delivery that really help develop the characters. I enjoyed this book thoroughly' 'An unexpected gem' 'I couldn't put this book down from the moment I started reading it. The characters are so real that one longs to spend some time in the Romeyn household in the company of these warm, colourful and complex people' ********************** Miss Layla Beck despises small-town life After refusing to marry the man her rich father has picked for her, Layla is banished to the remote town of Macedonia, West Virginia, a place where nothing important ever happens - or so she thinks.
Tasked to write down the history of the town, Layla meets the seductive Romeyn clan. As she peels back the layers of family feuds and deceit, she discovers to her cost an unknown story far darker than she could ever have imagined.
The smallest towns have the biggest secrets.
In 1946, writer Juliet Ashton receives a letter from a stranger, a founding member of the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. And so begins a remarkable tale of the island of Guernsey during the German occupation, and of a society as extraordinary as its name.