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The Girl from the Island
- Narrated by: Charlotte Newton John
- Length: 10 hrs and 32 mins
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A USA Today best seller!
A world at war.
One woman will risk everything.
Another will uncover her story.
1940: When the island of Guernsey is invaded by the Nazis, two sisters are determined to rebel in any way they can. But when forced to take in a German soldier, they are shocked to find a familiar face on their doorstep - a childhood friend who has now become their enemy.
2016: Two generations later, Lucy returns to Guernsey after the death of a distant cousin. As she prepares the old family house for sale, Lucy discovers a box of handwritten notes, one word standing out: resistance. Lucy’s search for the author will uncover the story of a forgotten sister who vanished from the island one night, never to be seen again.
A timeless story of love and bravery. Fans of Fiona Valpy and Kate Quinn will be absolutely gripped from the very first moment.
What the critics say
"With a descriptive backdrop this story offers intrigue and tender romance. Highly recommended." (Glynis Peters, author of The Secret Orphan)
"Paints an evocative picture of the bravery, fortitude and heart-breaking decisions of two British sisters living under German occupation on the beautiful island of Guernsey during WWII." (Adrienne Chin, author of The English Wife)
"A book to get lost in.... Love, suspense and a page-turning story." (Tracy Rees, Richard and Judy best-selling author)