Landfall Author:Nevil Shute Against the grim background of England at war, the romance of Jerry Chambers and Mona Stevens stands out like an unexpected spring day in the midst of a brutal winter. jerry is a flying officer in the R.A.F. At the hotel which is the hangout for officers he sees Mona. She has taken the job of barmaid at the Royal Clarence because it is more ex... more »citing than anything else she can find to do. They are both young, both lonely.
It might have turned out to be just another wartime romance, but Jerry's job got him into serious trouble from which there might have been no escape if it hadn't been for the loyalty and wisdom of Mona.« less