About this book
Debut from Bakewell, who is aged 75. It is 1942, and the war isn't going well. As part of the war effort, the Ashworth Grammar School for Girls signs up to the Merchant Navy Ship's Adoption Scheme. All is going well, until Captain Josh Percoval and his officers visit - what happens next will disrupt their lives forever.
* A thrilling first novel - a big, wonderful, romantic wartime story - from the famous broadcaster and journalist. A debut at seventy-five years young