Chrissie Gillies comes from the last ever community to live on the beautiful, isolated Scottish island of St Kilda. Evacuated in 1930, she will never forget her life there, nor the man she loved and lost who visited one fateful summer a few years before. Fred Lawson has been captured, beaten and imprisoned in Nazi-controlled France. Making a desperate escape across occupied territory, one thought sustains him: find Chrissie, the woman he should never have left behind on that desolate, glorious isle. A sweeping love story that crosses oceans and decades.
THE GOOD DOCTOR OF WARSAW
Half a million people lived in the Warsaw ghetto, less than one percent survived. Based on the true account of one of Poland's greatest men, Dr Janusz Korczak, this story tells of his struggle to uphold the rights of even the smallest child in the face of unimaginable conditions, and how he becomes a beacon of hope for the thousands who live behind the walls.
SECRETS OF THE SEA HOUSE
Scotland, 1860: Reverend Alexander Ferguson, naïve and newly-ordained, takes up his new parish, a poor, isolated patch on the Hebridean island of Harris. His time on the island will irrevocably change the course of his life, but the white house on the edge of the dunes keeps its silence long after Alexander departs.