The Lieutenant’s Girl

Shari J. Ryan

“Wow wow wow, what a book… I don’t think any words will do this book justice… Powerful, emotional, breathtaking and just absolutely beautiful… I adored it.” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Pearl Harbor, 1941. Gunpowder fills the air and the earth shatters. As my consciousness fades, I see only the gorgeous blue eyes of my beloved Everett. Will we make it out alive? I gave up everything to help those fighting for all that is good and right. Let me survive. Let me make sure it hasn’t all been for nothing.

War was coming. Elizabeth knew nothing outside of her sheltered life in Honolulu, Hawaii. But she knew she wanted to help. Defying her father’s wishes, she trained to be a nurse and as war began to tear apart everything she’d ever loved, her home was about to become hell on earth.

Elizabeth expected long nights, festering wounds, men too shaken by the war to speak. She didn’t expect to fall in love, but the moment she saw the handsome young pilot with the sparkling blue eyes, everything changed. Now, everything she did wasn’t just for the sake of doing the right thing – it was about fighting for a world where their love had a chance.

But when the bombs rain down, they are forced apart. Elizabeth is sent to Normandy with the Army Nurse Corps while Everett flies life-threatening missions across the world chasing down the enemy. And then Everett’s letters stop coming.

The world is not what Elizabeth thought, and the things she sees will change her. Does Elizabeth have the strength to survive and help others through the most devastating war the world has ever seen? Will she see it to the end, and if she does, will the boy she fell in love with in frangipani-scented sunshine find his way back to her?

An unforgettable and unputdownable World War Two novel about the strength of ordinary people and the power of love in the darkest of times. A stunning, heartbreaking pageturner for fans of The Girls of Pearl Harbor, The Alice Network and The Tattooist of Auschwitz.

Readers love The Lieutenant’s Girl:

I can barely see now because I spent so much of the book in tears. I cried because my heart hurt. I cried in joy. I cried because I was laughing so hard. It’s also possible that I may be a little dehydrated now that I’m finished reading it. Even though it asked so much of me while reading it, I will not hesitate to go back and read it over and over again… I thought I was prepared for where this book would take me. I’ve read other books by the author; I know that she’s always going to take me on an emotionally fraught journey. Yet none of that preparation braced me for the impact of this story. This felt like one part Pearl Harbor, one part Schindler’s List, and all the uniquely Shari J Ryan flair to tie it all together. My book hangover at the end of this one is going to take hours, possibly even days, to recover. Take this as the warning it’s meant to be and keep boxes of tissues handy.” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“From start to finish, I absolutely loved this book. My only disappointment was when I came to the last page… Someone in Hollywood should snap up the rights to this because it would make a great movie!” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“Will leave you feeling all the emotions. I was fully immersed in this book––as in I had tears streaming down my cheeks into my face mask while flying at 30,000 feet.” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

I loved everything about this book… I had tears in my eyes… Will stay with me for a long time.” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

I absolutely loved this book! I felt like I was right there… Perfect.” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“Such a beautiful, powerful, and emotional story. It is a poignant journey that is so heartbreaking. I was completely riveted, with my heart racing from beginning to end. Will touch your soul and take your breath awayI loved every moment of this beautiful, raw and emotional journey!” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“This novel left me breathless, wanting more… I don’t think there are any adjectives, other than breath-taking, to describe this novel. Ten worthy stars.” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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