Author - Mario Escobar Saint-Malo, France: 1939. The German invasion has begun, and Jocelyn Ferrec- the guardian of the Saint-Malo Library- clings to her husband, Antoine, and to the priceless books under her care. But she and everything she holds dear are in danger as Germany encroaches upon every corner of the continent. Antoine is forced to the frontlines, and Jocelyn must contend with an illness that threatens her very life. Despite her fear and loneliness, Jocelyn will stop at nothing to protect the library- a museum to her beloved city's rich literature and history.