The Hospital at Ellis Island
The last book in The Idle Hour-trilogy.
World War I is over. Thea is back with the Vanderbilt family in Manhattan. Her boyfriend Paul has died in the war, and she has decided to return back home to Norway. But before she leaves, she promises to help her friend’s daughter into America. The daughter, Anna, falls ill on the crossing and is isolated in the hospital at Ellis Island. Thea has to postpone the journey home.
One day a mysterious man with amnesia appears. Secrets about Anna’s background are slowly revealed, and Thea is forced to make the biggest decision of her life.
‘The Hospital at Ellis Island’ concludes Ellen Vahr’s successful trilogy about Thea from Oslo who travels to America to work for the wealthy Vanderbilt family. Following the two books: The Journey to the Idle Hour and The Brooklyn Bakery.