A Stranger in My Street
by Deborah Burrows
Pan Macmillan, $26.99, 342 pp, 9781742611013
Deborah Burrows’s well-researched historical novel, A Stranger in My Street, begins with the protagonist, Meg Eaton, declaring that Sunday, 3 January 1943 was the day her life changed forever. We quickly learn why – the Stranger of the title has arrived in the eponymous Street.