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Paris, 1939: Young and ambitious Odile Souchet has a dream job at the American Library in Paris. When the Nazis march into Paris, Odile stands to lose everything. Together with her fellow librarians, Odile joins the Resistance with the best weapons she has: books. When the war finally ends, Odile tastes the bitter sting of unspeakable betrayal. Montana, 1983: Lily is a lonely teenager looking for adventure in small-town Montana. Her interest is piqued by her solitary, elderly neighbor. As Lily uncovers more about her neighbor's mysterious past, she never suspects that a dark secret connects them.