Tag: WWII

The Fisherman’s Daughter by Melinda Sue Sanchez

The Fisherman’s Daughter by Melinda Sue Sanchez

Eighteen-year-old Marianna De’Angelis has grown up on her father’s fishing boat off the picturesque coast of Sicily, Italy. She traverses the nearby countryside on horseback and bicycle and works alongside her mother selling fish at market. It is a simple, happy life. But when WWII erupts and the Nazis overtake the country, Marianna’s peaceful world is shattered. In the midst of chaos, Marianna encounters a […]

January 1, 2018 / 1 Comment
Carve Me a Melody by Rachelle J. Christensen

Carve Me a Melody by Rachelle J. Christensen

World War II has ended but the scars of the war have carved deep grooves in Sophie Wright’s heart. Now a widow with two young children, she returns home to Aspen Falls and meets Leland Halverson, a handsome carpenter who appears interested in her, but afraid of a relationship. Leland wishes he was worthy of the beautiful Sophie, and he adores her two children, but […]

May 24, 2017 / 1 Comment
The Fourth Law of Kanaloa by Johan Twiss

The Fourth Law of Kanaloa by Johan Twiss

“I broke the fourth law of Kanaloa. I made physical contact with a human.” Running from her past, jazz singer Maris Johnson finds refuge on the island paradise of Oahu. Her local celebrity status brings her the attention of many admiring U.S. sailors stationed at Pearl Harbor, but her world is forever changed when Japanese fighter planes attack and a mysterious figure emerges from the […]

April 3, 2017 / 0 Comments
Defiance by A.L. Sowards

Defiance by A.L. Sowards

Eight years after immigrating to the United States, German-born Lukas Ley embodies the American dream: successful athlete, gorgeous girlfriend, loving family. But beneath the surface, eighteen-year-old Lukas is driven by ambition, resolved to avenge the murder of his father at the hands of the Nazi regime. Unfortunately, a failed physical throws his plans for flight school off course. Unlike his war-hero older brother, Lukas’s purpose […]

April 3, 2017 / 0 Comments
From Sand and Ash by Amy Harmon

From Sand and Ash by Amy Harmon

Italy, 1943—Germany occupies much of the country, placing the Jewish population in grave danger during World War II. As children, Eva Rosselli and Angelo Bianco were raised like family but divided by circumstance and religion. As the years go by, the two find themselves falling in love. But the church calls to Angelo and, despite his deep feelings for Eva, he chooses the priesthood. Now, […]

December 1, 2016 / 0 Comments
Four-Four-Two by Dean Hughes

Four-Four-Two by Dean Hughes

Yuki Nakahara is an American. But it’s the start of World War II, and America doesn’t see it that way. Like many other Japanese Americans, Yuki and his family have been forced into an internment camp in the Utah desert. But Yuki isn’t willing to sit back and accept this injustice—it’s his country too, and he’s going to prove it by enlisting in the army […]

November 17, 2016 / 0 Comments
To Move the World by Regina Sirois

To Move the World by Regina Sirois

Eve Brannon never had to bother planning out her future. In the Yorkshire dales where life is harder, it is also simpler. Next in line to inherit her family’s farm, she will raise another generation of children and sheep high in the uplands of England. Waiting until next year when she is 19 to marry her father’s handsome hired hand, Alan, is the detail she […]

October 3, 2016 / 0 Comments
Winter Sky by Chris Stewart

Winter Sky by Chris Stewart

Lucas is a fighter in the Polish Resistance Movement during World War II. But when he wakes up in the trenches after a long night of being shelled, all he has left is a torn photograph of a family. On December 20, Lucas is left at the train platform of a bombed-out Polish village. Nothing is familiar, though his buddies assure him that this was […]

September 27, 2016 / 1 Comment
Trapped in East Germany by Carolyn Twede Frank

Trapped in East Germany by Carolyn Twede Frank

When the discussion to escape finally came up, Karin was ready. It is the autumn of 1943, and Karin Graeber is keenly aware of the uneasy tide of change swirling around her. She is not alone—in wartime Berlin, it seems that everyone has been swept up in the frightening transformation of their city. No more than a child, Karin is far too young to understand […]

July 11, 2016 / 0 Comments
The Dragons of Alsace Farm by Laurie Lewis

The Dragons of Alsace Farm by Laurie Lewis

Fears and secrets are the dragons we each must face… In need of his own redemption, Noah Carter finally confronts his childhood hero, the once-beloved uncle who betrayed him. Instead of vengeance, he offers forgiveness, also granting Uncle John a most curious request—for Noah to work on the ramshackle farm of Agnes Deveraux Keller, a French WWII survivor with dementia. Despite all Agnes has lost, […]

July 1, 2016 / 1 Comment