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Posts Categorized: Book News & Giveaways

When Tides Turn U-Boat Tour, Part 1

See German U-boat U-505 and read the story of her capture by escort carrier USS Guadalcanal in 1944.

In my novel When Tides Turn, my fictional hero, Lt. Dan Avery, serves aboard the auxiliary carrier USS Bogue (later called an escort carrier). The aircraft of the Bogue were the first to sink a German U-boat without assistance from surface ships. The escort carriers soon became the nuclei of “hunter-killer” groups, along with destroyers or destroyer… Read more »

When Tides Turn Tour of Vermilion, Part 2

See the sights in Vermilion, Ohio from When Tides Turn by Sarah Sundin!

To celebrate the release of When Tides Turn, this week I’m conducting a photo tour of some of the sights in the book. When choosing a hometown for the Avery family in the Waves of Freedom series, I wanted a small Ohio town on Lake Erie so my future naval officers could learn to love… Read more »

When Tides Turn Tour of Vermilion, Part 1

See the sights in Vermilion, Ohio featured in When Tides Turn by Sarah Sundin.

To celebrate the release of When Tides Turn, this week I’m conducting a photo tour of some of the sights in the book. Welcome to Vermilion! When choosing a hometown for the Avery family in the Waves of Freedom series, I wanted a small Ohio town on Lake Erie so my future naval officers could… Read more »

Cover Reveal – When Tides Turn!

When Tides Turn by Sarah Sundin, from Revell, March 2017

Say hello to Dan Avery and Quintessa Beaumont! Coming soon…When Tides Turn (Waves of Freedom Book 3, Revell) will be released March 14, 2017! It is now available for pre-order at Amazon, ChristianBook.com, Barnes & Noble, and Books-A-Million. Here’s the back cover copy: When fun-loving glamour girl Quintessa Beaumont learns the Navy has established the WAVES program for women,… Read more »

Anchor in the Storm – Tour of Boston, Old State House Area

Anchor in the Storm is coming soon! The second book in the Waves of Freedom series officially releases on May 3, 2016, but it’s already available at many locations. The city of Boston is fascinating—chockfull of history and color. While best known for its key role in the American Revolution, the city also played a… Read more »

A New Contract – Another World War II Book Series!

One fateful night drove three brothers apart. One fateful day thrusts them together…D-Day. I’m thrilled to announce that I’ve signed a fourth contract with Revell for another World War II series! The three-book series is tentatively called Brothers of Liberation, and it follows three estranged brothers in the events leading up to D-Day.   One… Read more »

Cover Reveal! Anchor in the Storm

Anchor in the Storm

Introducing Arch Vandenberg and Lillian Avery! Coming soon…Anchor in the Storm (Waves of Freedom Book 2, Revell) will be released May 3, 2016! It is now available for pre-order at ChristianBook.com, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Books-A-Million. Here’s the back cover copy: For plucky Lillian Avery, America’s entry into World War II means a chance… Read more »

Through Waters Deep – Destroyer Tour: Gunnery

Come see World War II era destroyers, as featured in Sarah Sundin's new novel, Through Waters Deep. Today, see the armament that made the destroyer so effective.

For over one hundred years, destroyers have served as versatile naval workhorses. In World War II, US destroyers escorted convoys, hunted submarines, fought surface battles, bombarded shore positions, rescued downed airmen and stranded sailors, and served as radar pickets to detect and fight incoming kamikaze flights. In my new novel Through Waters Deep, Ens. Jim… Read more »

Through Waters Deep – Destroyer Tour: Below Decks

Come see World War II era destroyers, as featured in Sarah Sundin's new novel, Through Waters Deep. Today, see where sailors lived and worked.

For over one hundred years, destroyers have served as versatile naval workhorses. In World War II, US destroyers escorted convoys, hunted submarines, fought surface battles, bombarded shore positions, rescued downed airmen and stranded sailors, and served as radar pickets to detect and fight incoming kamikaze flights. In my new novel Through Waters Deep, Ens. Jim Avery… Read more »

Through Waters Deep – Destroyer Tour: Topside

For over one hundred years, destroyers have served as versatile naval workhorses. In World War II, US destroyers escorted convoys, hunted submarines, fought surface battles, bombarded shore positions, rescued downed airmen and stranded sailors, and served as radar pickets to detect and fight incoming kamikaze flights. In my new novel Through Waters Deep, Ens. Jim Avery… Read more »