Come from Away

Category: Book
By (author): Graham, Genevieve
Subject:  FICTION / General
  FICTION / Historical
  FICTION / Romance / Historical / 20th Century
  FICTION / Romance / Military
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Published: December 2022
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 9.00in x 6.00in
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From The Publisher*Inspired by a little-known World War II legend, a young woman and a stranger "from away" are caught on opposite sides of war in this enthralling novel about love and second chances from USA TODAY and #1 bestselling author Genevieve Graham.

In the fall of 1939, Grace Baker's three brothers, sharp and proud in their uniforms, board Canadian ships headed for a faraway war. Grace stays behind, tending to the homefront and the general store that helps keep her small Nova Scotian community running. The war, everyone says, will be over before it starts.

Three years later, the fighting rages on and the harsh realities of war come closer to home when rumours swirl about "wolf packs" of German U-Boats lurking in the deep waters along the shores of East Jeddore, a stone's throw from Grace's window.

Then, one day, a handsome stranger ventures into the store. He claims to be a trapper come from away, and, as Grace gets to know him, she becomes enamoured by his gentle smile and thoughtful ways. But after several weeks, she discovers that Rudi, her mysterious visitor, is not the lonely outsider he appears to be. He is someone else entirely-someone not to be trusted.

When a shocking truth about her family forces Grace to question everything she has so strongly believed, she realizes that she and Rudi have more in common than she had thought. And if Grace is to have a chance at love, she must not only choose a side, but take a stand.

Set against the tumultuous years of World War II, Come from Away is a mesmerizing story about strangers, enemies, and friends-and the power of love to transcend the barriers that keep us apart.
Review Quote*"The talented Genevieve Graham once again calls upon a fascinating true story in Canadian history . . . A beautiful look at the choices we make in the face of both love and war."
- KRISTIN HARMEL, internationally bestselling author of The Forest of Vanishing Stars
Review Quote*"Taking inspiration from an old Maritime legend, Come from Away is gripping from its first page to last. Impossible to put down."
- Toronto Star
Biographical NoteGenevieve Graham is the USA TODAY and #1 bestselling author of eleven novels, including The Forgotten Home Child, which has been optioned for TV, Letters Across the Sea, and Bluebird. She is passionate about breathing life back into history through tales of love and adventure. She lives in Alberta. Visit her at or on Twitter and Instagram @GenGrahamAuthor.