Books Mary Ann Shaffer Books by Mary Ann Shaffer Mary Ann Shaffer has written books about: Historical Fiction Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Mary Ann Shaffer Review Books Do Sit Under The Apple Tree With These Romantic Reads For Memorial Day May 27, 2013 Just in time for Memorial Day, here's a roundup of romantic fiction set during the World War II era. Reviewer Bobbi Dumas says the war was a time of horror — but also a time of heightened emotion and even a little romantic. These books are a great way to remember. Books Tales Of A Nazi-Occupied British Isle In 'Guernsey' July 29, 2008 The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society is set after World War II and follows a London writer who becomes enthralled with the stories of Nazi occupation of the island of Guernsey, off the British coast. Author Mary Ann Shaffer died before she could complete it, but her niece stepped in. Tales Of A Nazi-Occupied British Isle In 'Guernsey' Listen Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/93018411/93018440" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Books Excerpt: 'The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society' May 23, 2008 Set just after World War II, this novel about the inhabitants of a British island who survived German occupation reads like a hidden piece of history, alternately moving and charming, but always memorable.