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Things We Didn't Say by Amy Lynn Green

Things We Didn’t Say by Amy Lynn Green

Linguistics expert Johanna Berglund is strong-willed – and the last thing she wants is to leave her university life for her small Minnesota hometown. But her strong will is bent by strong-armed tactics, and she ends up working as a translator at a POW camp for German soldiers in that same small town. Her neighbors are livid about the enemy in their midst, and Johanna is determined to help the townspeople see th... Read Article
The London Restoration by Rachel McMillan

The London Restoration by Rachel McMillan

World War II may be over, but for Brent and Diana Somerville, the journey is just beginning. Newlyweds when Brent was sent to be a medic in the British Army, now they have to learn each other all over again. And both are carrying secrets. During the war, Diana broke codes at Bletchley Park, a top-secret job she can’t even tell her own husband about. And Simon Barre, Diana’s colleague at Bletchley, now wit... Read Article

Lessons from the 1940s – Don’t Lose Heart

In 1940, things looked bleak in the United Kingdom. Hitler had swallowed up Poland, Norway, Denmark, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg. In July, the Battle of Britain began as the Luftwaffe began attacking British shipping. In August the target shifted to the RAF, and by September 6, the British had lost 466 planes. Then the Blitz began in September, and London bore fifty-seven straight nights of bombi... Read Article
The famous kiss at Times Square, New York City, 14 Aug 1945 (Photographer: Victor Jorgensen; US National Archives: 80-G-413998)

Happy V-J Day!

Seventy-five years ago, on August 14, 1945, World War II came to an end when Emperor Hirohito of Japan signed his acceptance of the Potsdam Declaration demanding unconditional surrender to the Allies. The surrender was announced in the United States at 7 pm Eastern War Savings Time. The following day, August 15, was officially proclaimed V-J Day (Victory in Japan) in the US, a day of celebration and thanksgiving. Alm... Read Article
Fragments of Light by Michele Phoenix

Fragments of Light by Michèle Phoenix

June 6, 1944. Paratrooper Callum McElway jumps into Normandy on D-day but ends up tangled in a tree. A young French girl cuts Cal down, tends his wounds, and brings him into the castle where the villagers are hiding in case the Germans return. All Cal wants is to complete his mission and return to his wife and the baby daughter he’s never met. But then the Germans return… In modern times, Ceelie Donovan h... Read Article
A Wing and a Prayer by Julie Lessman

A Wing and a Prayer by Julie Lessman

Orphan Gabriella (don’t dare call her that!) “Gabe” O’Connor has grown up with the loving, boisterous O’Connor family, but at her heart she’s still a streetwise, heartbroken little girl. When the US enters World War II, Gabe decides to put her piloting skills to use in the WASPs. But her trouble-making tendencies get in her way. Flight instructor Lt. Alex Kincaid sees Gabe’s ... Read Article
Set the Stars Alight by Amanda Dykes

Set the Stars Alight by Amanda Dykes

In modern times, Lucy Clairmont and Dash Greene grow up together in England, inseparable friends, united over a love of books and of Lucy’s father’s storytelling. But when they grow up, they grow apart, Dash pursuing a career in forensic astronomy in his native America and Lucy chasing after her late father’s most elusive tale, the story of a traitor and a lost sailing ship. Two hundred years earlie... Read Article
The White Rose by Amanda Barratt

The White Rose Resists by Amanda Barratt

When Anneliese Brandt comes to Munich in 1942, her only purpose is to have one year of relative freedom, studying at the university until she has to marry the man picked out for her by her father, an officer in the SS. Resistance was rare in Nazi Germany and ruthlessly put down, and although Anneliese chafes at the restraints put on her by the Nazi regime, she would never consider resisting. Then she meets fellow stu... Read Article
When Twilight Breaks by Sarah Sundin

Cover Reveal – When Twilight Breaks

  Today I’m pleased to reveal the cover for my upcoming novel, When Twilight Breaks, which is scheduled to release from Revell Books February 2, 2021. This is the first of three standalone novels, each following Americans living in Nazi Europe before and during World War II. When Twilight Breaks is now available for pre-order at Baker Book House, Amazon, ChristianBook.com, Barnes & Noble, and BAM.  Wh... Read Article
US poster, WWII

Remembering the Fallen

On Memorial Day, we remember those who gave their lives in defense of our country. We live in freedom because they fought tyranny. We live without fear because they faced danger. We live in comfort because they gave up all comforts. We live because of their sacrifices.   Let’s never take these gifts for granted. They were purchased at high cost. Over 1 million Americans have given their lives in war (Source:... Read Article
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