Wait for Me (Hardcover)

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When a German POW is dropped off to help her father on the farm in Scotland, Lorna is mortified. The young man has been severely wounded, both physically and emotionally. Lorna is smart, tough, and a little jaded. Love may be in the air for these two very different teens while the world is fighting a brutal war around them.

— Valerie

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The perfect blend of sweet romance and historical flavor, Wait for Me, from debut author Caroline Leech, brings a fresh new voice to a much-loved genre.

It's 1945, and Lorna Anderson's life on her father's farm in Scotland consists of endless chores and rationing, knitting Red Cross scarves, and praying for an Allied victory. So when Paul Vogel, a German prisoner of war, is assigned as the new farmhand, Lorna is appalled. How can she possibly work alongside the enemy when her own brothers are risking their lives for their country?

But as Lorna reluctantly spends time with Paul, she feels herself changing. The more she learns about him--from his time fighting a war he doesn't believe in, to his life back home in Germany--the more she sees the boy behind the soldier. Soon Lorna is battling her own warring heart. Loving Paul could mean losing her family and the life she's always known. With tensions rising all around them, Lorna must decide how much she's willing to sacrifice before the end of the war determines their fate.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780062459886
ISBN-10: 0062459880
Publisher: Harper Teen
Publication Date: January 31st, 2017
Pages: 384
Language: English