Historical Fiction - Dear Mrs. Bird by AJ Pearse Moderator: Barb B
A charming, irresistible debut novel set in London during World War II about an adventurous young woman who becomes a secret advice columnist. London 1940, bombs are falling. Emmy Lake is Doing Her Bit for the war effort, volunteering as a telephone operator with the Auxiliary Fire Services. When Emmy sees an advertisement for a job at the London Evening Chronicle, her dreams of becoming a Lady War Correspondent seem suddenly achievable. But the job turns out to be typist to the fierce and renowned advice columnist, Henrietta Bird. Emmy is disappointed, but gamely bucks up and buckles down.