When was the last time you wrote a letter? Not an email or a Facebook message, but an actual handwritten letter sent through the mail? If it's been a while, then Jessica Brockmole's memorably romantic first novel, LETTERS FROM SKYE, just might convince you to put pen to paper again.
The book opens in 1912, when young poet Elspeth Dunn, living an isolated life on the Scottish Isle of Skye, receives a fan letter from a young man in the United States. At first, David Graham doesn't seem like a likely poetry aficionado. He's a pre-med student at the University of Illinois, the kind of guy who's constantly getting in trouble for pranks, and who