When Evie Bishop’s dreams of attending Oxford come crashing down, she’s determined to still make something of herself. So she becomes an ops room plotter, providing air traffic control for pilots during World War II. Love, friendship, and intrigue come with the job.
It’s 1939 and working class Evie has received a scholarship to study at Oxford when tragedy strikes. Seeking a new future for herself, she joins the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force as an Ops Room plotter where she befriends shy, awkward May and flirty, glamorous Jess. The three girls band together to keep their pilots safe in the skies and navigate new romances. But the German bombers seem to know more than they should about the base’s operations, and soon Evie, May and Jess are caught up in a world more dangerous than they ever imagined.
This uplifting, dramatic saga is perfect for fans of Daisy Styles and Rosie Clarke.
Vicki Beeby writes historical fiction about the friendships and loves of service women brought together by the Second World War. She was a civil engineer before becoming a math teacher and education consultant. In her free time, she enjoys walking and traveling to far-off places by train. She lives in Shropshire in a house that doesn’t contain nearly enough bookshelves.