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Chicago, 1944. Liz Stephens has little interest in attending a USO club dance with her friends Betty and Julia. She doesn't need a flirtation with a lonely serviceman when she's set to marry her childhood sweetheart. Yet something happens the moment Liz glimpses Morgan McClain. They share only a brief exchange - cut short by the soldier's evident interest in Betty - but Liz can't forget him. Thus, when Betty asks her to ghostwrite a letter to Morgan, stationed overseas, Liz reluctantly agrees.  

Thousands of miles away, Morgan struggles to adjust to the brutality of war. His letters from "Betty" are a comfort, their soul-baring correspondence a revelation to them both. While Liz is torn by her feelings for a man who doesn't know her true identity, Betty and Julia each become immersed in their own romantic entanglements. And as the war draws to a close, all three will face heart-wrenching choices, painful losses, and the bittersweet joy of new beginnings.

Beautifully rendered and deeply moving, Letters from Home is a story of hope and connection, of sacrifices made in love and war - and the chance encounters that change us forever.

©2011 Kristina McMorris (P)2019 Tantor

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A Must Read

I have no words for how this book made me feel. It had me filled with so much anticipation about Liz and Morgan (that's my name too but I'm a girl lol). There were so many times when I just wanted her to tell him but I understood why she didn't. Their letters were so sweet, so touching so heartwarming. I highly recommend this book to anyone who loves romance, WWII and overall just a fantastic read.

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Letters are so under appreciated as a medium of love and connection!

The narrator brings to life the troubles of the war during letter correspondence between couples and friends. No longer do we wait for a letter with such anticipation the way they did during this time of so many unknowns. This story weaves many lives that have no pictures but use words to let others “see” what they are going through.