The Last Letter From Juliet by Melanie Hudson is a beautiful historical and contemporary novel that celebrates the role of the Air Transport Auxiliary during World War II.
The novel is set in present day and the war years beginning with 1938, in the form of the story of a hundred year old Juliet. The reader is enthralled with her bravery and love as we become enchanted with her story.
Flying was still in its relative infancy but Juliet had become passionate about it as her parents were fliers. Her enthusiasm is catching. The ATA flew planes including spitfires to where they needed to be. They did not engage in combat but the women were very brave as they were targets for the German Luftwaffe.Continue reading