Sunday, February 27, 2011

Author recreates the 1940s for #newbook

51GdeCCANqL._SL160_The novel would take eight years to write because Blake became so immersed in the research, finding one fact leading to another as she attempted to become part of a time some 70 years ago.

But besides weaving an era into a story, Blake also weaves the three separate lives of very different women – Iris James, the postmistress of Franklin, Massachusetts; Frankie Bard, a reporter who covered the Blitz in London in the early days of World War II; and Emma Fitch, a newly married bride of a doctor. From

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