Tag Archives: WW2

A Gathering Storm

I needed an escapist read, something not too heavy or intricate, after recently finishing both “A Tale of Two Cities” and “The Way We Live Now!” Rachel Hore has penned several, so I picked up “A Gathering Storm” because of … Continue reading

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The Nightingale

“The Maginot Line will hold,” she said, trying to sound convincing. “You’ll be home by Christmas.” The Maginot Line was miles and miles of concrete walls and obstacles and weapons that had been constructed along the German border after the … Continue reading

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Sarah Morris Remembers

Sarah Morris Remembers by D.E. Stevenson My rating: 5 of 5 stars Loved this book! D.E. Stevenson has done it again for me! Sarah Morris is the daughter of an English vicar. She has two brothers, Willy and Lewis, and … Continue reading

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Secrets of a Charmed Life

Emmy, a young teenager living in London, loves to draw. She loves looking in shop windows at beautiful wedding dresses, and so she especially loves to draw wedding dresses. Emmy spends hours designing beautiful white lacey, frothy creations that she … Continue reading

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Motherland by Maria Hummel

In 1980 a couple living in Germany renovating their home found letters in the wall, hidden by a German hospital worker who deserted his post as a radiologist, and was making his way back to his wife and children, in … Continue reading

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The Plum Tree by Ellen Wiseman

The Plum Tree by Ellen Marie Wiseman My rating: 4 of 5 stars If the endnotes at the back of this novel are true (and certainly the author has seemed to done her research), only ten percent of Germany’s citizens … Continue reading

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Library

It’s been a busy week and I’m a little late in posting! A few days ago, we took a trip to the library… So far… “Mystery Mile” is finished (review to follow!) Margery Allingham is a favorite mystery writer of … Continue reading

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