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Letters from Skye

(2013)
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A sweeping story told in letters, spanning two continents and two world wars, Jessica Brockmole's atmospheric debut novel captures the indelible ways that people fall in love, and celebrates the power of the written word to stir the heart.

March 1912: 24-year-old Elspeth Dunn, a published poet, has never seen the world beyond her home on Scotland's remote Isle of Skye. So she is astonished when her first fan letter arrives, from a college student, David Graham, in far-away America. As the two strike up a correspondence - sharing their favorite books, wildest hopes, and deepest secrets - their exchanges blossom into friendship, and eventually into love. But as World War I engulfs Europe and David volunteers as an ambulance driver on the Western front, Elspeth can only wait for him on Skye, hoping he'll survive.

June 1940: At the start of World War II, Elspeth's daughter, Margaret, has fallen for a pilot in the Royal Air Force. Her mother warns her against seeking love in wartime, an admonition Margaret doesn't understand. Then, after a bomb rocks Elspeth's house, and letters that were hidden in a wall come raining down, Elspeth disappears. Only a single letter remains as a clue to Elspeth's whereabouts. As Margaret sets out to discover where her mother has gone, she must also face the truth of what happened to her family long ago.

Sparkling with charm and full of captivating period detail, Letters from Skye is a testament to the power of love to overcome great adversity, and marks Jessica Brockmole as a stunning new literary voice.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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May 2014 : UK Hardback

Title: Letters From Skye
Author(s): Jessica Brockmole
ISBN: 1-4448-1944-5 / 978-1-4448-1944-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Charnwood
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September 2013 : USA Hardback
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Title: Letters From Skye (Thorndike Press Large Print Peer Picks)
Author(s): Jessica Brockmole
ISBN: 1-4104-6213-7 / 978-1-4104-6213-8 (USA edition)
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Title: Letters from Skye
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July 2013 : USA Hardback
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Title: Letters from Skye: A Novel
Author(s): Jessica Brockmole
ISBN: 0-345-54260-6 / 978-0-345-54260-1 (USA edition)
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2013 : USA Hardback
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Title: Letters from Skye Large Print Edition
Author(s): Jessica Brockmole
ISBN: 1-62490-611-7 / 978-1-62490-611-4 (USA edition)
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July 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: Letters from Skye
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ISBN: 0-09-955912-9 / 978-0-09-955912-2 (UK edition)
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May 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: Letters from Skye: A Novel
Author(s): Jessica Brockmole
ISBN: 0-345-54262-2 / 978-0-345-54262-5 (USA edition)
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July 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: Letters from Skye
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ISBN: 0-09-195398-7 / 978-0-09-195398-0 (UK edition)
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November 2013 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: Letters From Skye
Author(s): Jessica Brockmole
ISBN: 1-4450-3245-7 / 978-1-4450-3245-0 (UK edition)
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November 2013 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Letters From Skye
Author(s): Jessica Brockmole
ISBN: 1-4450-3246-5 / 978-1-4450-3246-7 (UK edition)
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November 2013 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Letters From Skye
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ISBN: 1-4450-3247-3 / 978-1-4450-3247-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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July 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Letters From Skye: A Novel
Author(s): Jessica Brockmole
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Title: Letters From Skye: A Novel
Author(s): Jessica Brockmole
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July 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Letters From Skye
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July 2013 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Letters From Skye
Author(s): Jessica Brockmole
ISBN: 1-4481-8441-X / 978-1-4481-8441-5 (UK edition)
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July 2013 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Letters From Skye
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July 2013 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Letters from Skye
Author(s): Jessica Brockmole
ISBN: 0-385-36764-3 / 978-0-385-36764-6 (USA edition)
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Title: Letters from Skye: A Novel
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Title: Letters from Skye
Author(s): Jessica Brockmole
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