The Postmistress Author:Sarah Blake t is 1940 and American radio reporter Frankie Bard is making a name for herself broadcasting the horrifying truch of te bombing raids on London during the blitz. Frankie's dispatches crackle across the Atlantic imploring her countrymen to pay attention. She is convonced that if she can get the right story the Americans will join the fight. — Lis... more »tenting to Frankie is Iris James, postmistress in a peaceful coastal town in Cape Cod. She knows that its only a matter of time before the war arrives on Franklin's shores. Iris firmly believes that her job is to keep and deliver people's secrets, to pass along the news of love and sorrow that letters carry.
Emma Fitch, the doctors new wife, also tunes into Frankie's nightly bulletins, desperate to hear news of London where her husband is helping out, She counts the days until his return and his letters are a lifeline that keeps her from unravelling.
One night in London the fate of all three women cross when Frankie finds a letter - a letter she vows to deliver. Before then she must cross a bettle-torn continent, choked with fleeing refugees, broadcasting the stories fom a war that every day is frifting further west.« less