Devoted To You
A vintage new adult novel.
It's 1958. Elvis Presley is on the radio. NASA is in the news. And Emma Chandler has returned to Willette Women's College for her sophomore year. Mrs. Roth has news about her adoption, but it isn't good. Mrs. Roth's lawyer cousin has clients who, like Emma, were placed for adoption by Georgia Tann. Contrary to what her parents believe, Tann was a heartless mercenary who took advantage of naive women, sold their babies, and kept no records. The search for Emma's biological mother seems hopeless.
We Six are all back at Willette: Beth, whose sister is desperately ill; Juanita, now engaged to her longtime love; Nancy, well on her way to being a political activist; Kathleen, quiet and hardworking; and Carolyn, beautiful but somehow mysteriously evasive. Even Joyce, who graduated in June, has returned.
But Paul McCabe hasn't - and worse, Emma hasn't heard from him in three months. When she tells her friends about her unhappy summer, they all have different opinions about what she should do. Then, Paul unexpectedly appears, and her heart is melted by his ardent apology. But what she doesn't know is who he's truly devoted to... and the devastating decision he'll make that will change both their lives.