Shoes for Anthony by Emma Kennedy About the book: (from the publisher) This 1944 World War II drama tells the story of Anthony, a boy living in a deprived Welsh village, anticipating the arrival of American troops. Suddenly, a German plane crashes into the village mountain.
The Fire by Night by Teresa Messineo About the book: (from the publisher) A powerful and evocative debut novel about two American military nurses during World War II that illuminates the unsung heroism of women who risked their lives in the fight—a riveting saga of friendship, valor, sacrifice, and survival combining the grit and selflessness of Band of […]
Who can resist the allure of France? Not me. If you too find yourself in that kind of mood, here are three novels to consider. The Light of Paris by Eleanor Brown. Of these three novels, this one appealed to me the least, mainly because I found Madeleine (the main character with the lovely name) so unappealing. Her […]
A novel of Hitler’s Germany The End of Law by Therese Down About this book: (from the publisher) Berlin, 1933: as Hitler rises to power; the law–designed to protect and serve–becomes twisted to the will of those who dream of a pure Aryan race.
What drove Churchill to greatness? God & Churchill: How the Great Leader’s Sense of Divine Destiny Changed His Troubled World and Offers Hope for Ours by Jonathan Sandys & Wallace Henley About this book: When Winston Churchill was a boy of sixteen, he already had a vision for his purpose in life. “This country will be subjected somehow […]
An epic story of star-crossed lovers in pre-war Europe collides with a woman on the run in the swinging ’60s Along the Infinite Sea by Beatriz Williams About this book: (from the publisher) Each of the three Schuyler sisters has her own world-class problems, but in the autumn of 1966, Pepper Schuyler’s problems are in a class […]
Secrets a mother could never share…consequences a daughter could not redeem Secrets She Kept by Cathy Gohlke About this book: (from the publisher) All her life, Hannah Sterling longed for a close relationship with her estranged mother. Following Lieselotte’s death, Hannah determines to unlock the secrets of her mother’s mysterious past and is shocked to discover a […]