China, December 1941. Having left an unhappy life in England for a teaching post at a missionary school in northern China, Elspeth Kent is now anxious to return home to help the war effort. But as she prepares to leave China, a terrible twist of fate determines a different path for Elspeth, and those in her charge. 2020.
British -- China -- Fiction.
China -- History -- 1937-1945 -- Fiction.
FICTION / Biographical.
FICTION / Historical / World War II.
FICTION / Women.
Girl Guides -- Fiction.
Prisoners of war.
Teacher-student relationships -- Fiction.
World War (1939-1945)
World War, 1939-1945 -- China -- Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Fiction.
Jones, Rosie, narrator.