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Cover Reveal – The Sea Before Us!

The Sea Before Us by Sarah Sundin, February 6, 2018 from RevellOn the 73rd anniversary of the D-Day landings, I’m pleased to reveal the cover for my upcoming D-Day novel The Sea Before Us, Book 1 in the Sunrise at Normandy series.

The Sea Before Us is now available for pre-order at Amazon and Books-A-Million, and will be available on other sites soon. Pre-orders for the e-book will be available at a later date.

Sunrise at Normandy Series

One tragic night drove three brothers apart.

One fateful day thrusts them together…D-Day.

The Sea Before Us

(Book 1, coming February 6, 2018)

Betrayal as deep . . .

Love as mysterious . . .

As the sea before them.

In 1944, American naval officer Lt. Wyatt Paxton arrives in London to prepare for the Allied invasion of France, determined to redeem himself with the brothers he has betrayed. He works closely with Dorothy Fairfax, a “Wren” in the Women’s Royal Naval Service. Dorothy pieces together reconnaissance photographs with thousands of holiday snapshots of France—including those of her family’s summer home—in order to create accurate maps of Normandy. Maps that Wyatt will turn into naval bombardment plans.

As the two spend concentrated time together in the pressure cooker of war, their deepening friendship threatens to turn to love. Dorothy must resist its pull. Her bereaved father depends on her, and her heart already belongs to another man. Wyatt too has much to lose. The closer he gets to Dorothy, the more he fears his efforts to win the war will destroy everything she has ever loved.

The tense days leading up to the monumental D-Day landing blaze to life in this powerful new series.

457 responses to “Cover Reveal – The Sea Before Us!”

  1. Vickie jones says:

    Can’t wait historical fiction with Christian attributes. Love it

  2. Kendra Whittle says:

    This was so exciting! I enjoyed seeing the cover and meeting the characters!

  3. Miriam S says:

    I love the cover for “The Sea Before Us” and I’m looking forward to reading your new series.

  4. Kelly Bridgewater says:

    I can’t wait for another book from my favorite World War II author!!! This new book and series sounds AWESOME! Thanks, Sarah for all your hard work.

  5. Anna Lahmon says:

    So excited for this series!! I love the three different sides of the invasion- Navy, Army, and Air Force. It is so cool. 🙂

  6. Cathy says:

    I receive your daily newsletter and so appreciated reading the D-Day tribute this morning. Also, I just finished the cover reveal on Facebook, and, as I commented, even my husband was looking over my shoulder at the interesting historical artifacts you presented. Your books are always excellent and are re-reads! Thanks!

  7. Janice Laird says:

    Loved your reveal! A cousin of mine, who works in the modeling industry, says blue-eyed redheads are rare! So Dorothy must be a gem.. 🙂 Did you toss a lot of British slang into this one? Enjoy your big day!

  8. Angela Aldridge says:

    Another great series coming from you! Can’t wait!! Really love the cover!

  9. I absolutely love this cover! I can’t wait to read the series – I minored in History during my teaching certification, and World War II was my area of specialty. I am so drawn to your books because of the amount of research that you’ve done to make them absolutely true to the period. Definitely an auto-buy for me!

  10. Amberle Mangis says:

    I loved the cover reveal. The part where you played paper dolls made me laugh.

  11. Erin L says:

    Excited for a new series! I’ve loved all of your characters that I’ve read thus far!!

  12. Lynne M Feuerstein says:

    All I can say is WOW!! With the cover,characters and exciting story I know this series will be wonderful!! Well worth the wait !! Thanks for the giveaway,please throw my name in! 🙂

  13. I love the cover. The contextual history you provided in the reveal video was intriguing. So excited!

  14. Melissa Andres says:

    This is cover is beautiful! I look forward to reading the book!

  15. Lize says:

    That was a fun reveal! You paper doll of Wyatt made me laugh!
    This next series looks amazing!

  16. I love your books Sarah and I’m so excited to start a new series. I’m glad you’re moving to a different branch of the military. My dad served in the U.S. Army in the 787th Tank Battalion near the end of the war, but at the point of this novel he was still in the States training troops as a drill instructor.
    I have all your other books, so on the chance I would win one of the giveaways I would choose this new one.

  17. Paula S says:

    I so enjoyed your live cover reveal! I love getting you daily history information, too! Can’t wait to read this one! Love every one of your books!

  18. Caitlyn Santi says:

    What a beautiful cover! Can’t wait to read this! I was at your cover reveal and it was such a creative way of revealing the cover, loved it! 🙂

  19. Kendra dueck says:

    I’m so excited for this book, the cover is fantastic! Looking forward to reading about Dorothy and Wyatt!
    Also a big thanks for opening this to Canadians, we get excluded so often. ?

  20. Emily P says:

    Looks wonderful! I would love to win. Love historical Christian fiction. I am a fan!! <3

  21. Holly says:

    Yay! Another new series….looking forward to it!!

  22. Jackie H says:

    Have loved all your books so far. Excited for a new series to read.

  23. Faith Potts says:

    Lovely cover!! Looking forward to this one! 🙂

  24. kim hansen says:

    Read all your books up till now. If i am choosen then I would like the new one coming out next year.

  25. Alicia B says:

    So excited for this one! Great cover 🙂

  26. Kaye Schmitz says:

    Your new book and series sound great!!! Thank you for writing WWII historical fiction from a Christian perspective. Thanks, too, for such great information on your blog and your remembrance of D-Day today!!! Blessings!

  27. Monique D says:

    I would like When Tides Turn, it has been on my wish list for a while. I enjoy inspirational/Christian historical fiction/romance because I feel it better reflects the times. And these two books look fabulous! I’m a fan of WWII stories, women’s contribution to the war effort in any way, and I would love to those books. Thank you and don’t change!

  28. Lori says:

    Always look forward to reading another series!

  29. Michelle Ferrer Alvarez says:

    Your books are a blessing! They speak directly to the heart! I can’t wait to read this one.

  30. Stacey Dale says:

    What a beautiful cover! Can’t wait to read the book.

  31. June H says:

    I love the cover for the Sea Before Us! Beautiful! Looking forward to reading this one!

  32. Allyson Wieland says:

    Great cover! Looking forward to a new WWII series.

  33. Dana Kamstra says:

    What a beautiful cover!! I’m so very excited for the historical adventure you will be taking us on with this start to a new series 🙂

  34. Sharon says:

    I love the cover! I look forward to your books as I love all things from that era in our history. Can’t wait for the book release.

  35. Amanda Tero says:

    This looks like a great read! Beautiful cover. I’d like to enter the giveaway. 🙂

  36. Elizabeth Litton says:

    I have enjoyed reading all your other books and I can’t wait to begin this new series! And also, I love the cover!

  37. Judy Morrow says:

    This looks like yet another great series from you, Sarah! I so appreciate all your hard work with your excellent research and wonderful story telling. Thanks for offering this giveaway on this significant day.

  38. CutePolarBear says:

    I would love to enter! The cover is beautiful; it’s not very common to see a cover where all the words are clear and easy to read. 🙂


  39. Megan says:

    I loved the enthusiasm as you revealed your newest cover.
    Much as I’ve learned in the past few years … I’m ALWAYS learning something from your books.
    Even though I haven’t read Waves of Freedom yet … that won’t stop me from getting excited and looking forward to reading Sunrise at Normandy!
    Thank you for writing so many wonderful books!


    Many Blessings, Amada (

  41. Chad Babbert says:

    Looking forward to your new series! Congratulations!!

  42. Kathryn Voss says:

    I can’t wait to read this one! The cover is beautiful!

  43. Kassidy C. says:

    I can’t wait for it !! I guess I will have to re-read your others while I (im)patiently await the release!

  44. Stacey Cochran says:

    That cover is gorgeous! I can’t wait to read this one!

  45. Joyce says:

    Beautiful cover, Sarah, congratulations!!! Always look forward to reading your books. Keep them coming 🙂

  46. Ellie Wright says:

    WWII era is my favorite to read about. I look forward to reading this!

  47. Mary Tullila says:

    So excited ….can’t wait to read this new series.

  48. Haley S says:

    Wow!! I Love the cover! It is so pretty! Thanks for the chance at winning one of your books! Write on!!!

  49. Margaret Nelson says:

    Congrats on the new book. Looking forward to reading it!

  50. Diana says:

    So excited to read this new series!

  51. Cathy Allen says:

    Excited to see a new series is coming! I love your books and eagerly await each new one. WW 2 is one of my favorite times in history to read about.

  52. The Sea Before Us! Thank you for our cover view today!! Kathleen ~ Lane Hill House

  53. gael says:

    Sarah, The cover is gorgeous and am so looking forward to the book. I love the way that you bring WWII to us.
    Have a blessed day.

  54. Emma says:

    What a beautiful cover, Sarah! So excited to read this one! Congrats on the reveal!!

  55. Pam Braswell says:

    I love all 3 of your World War II series. I recommend them often. Your characters are so alive and interesting. Your writing transports me to that time period and makes places and time so very real. I’m looking forward to the new Sunrise at Normandy series

  56. Penny Childers says:

    Love the cover. Can’t wait.

  57. Sophie Thomas says:

    Hope to get one of these! What an exciting series!

  58. Carolyn says:

    The cover for The Sear Before Us is wonderful! I love all of your books and I can hardly wait for the next one to be released. Thank you for such wonderful stories.

  59. Wanda Gerke says:

    Beautiful cover. Can’t wait for a new Sarah Sundin novel.

  60. Jenny says:

    I always look forward to your new releases. You never disappoint! You have the most well-rounded characters of any author I have ever read.

  61. Lois Briggs says:

    This new storyline sounds amazing! Can’t wait to delve into it!! Also love the new cover! This British gal is excited in a special way!!

  62. Lisa Hudson says:

    This book is going to be FANTASTIC! I can’t wait to read it for two reasons: 1) My Great Uncle was a Navigator on a Higgins Boat that ferried the soldiers from boat to shore on D-Day! I only discovered that fact as I typed his Obit. My Great Aunt said he didn’t want anyone to know. He didn’t consider himself a hero because he survived! 2) My bro-in-law’s Daddy was a WWII pilot & flew reconnaissance flights all over the area. He’s just returned from his Dream Trip to Normanday with his 1st Cousin. My niece sent him for his 70th Birthday.

    • Sarah Sundin says:

      Oh my goodness. I’m always astonished at the men who didn’t consider themselves heroes. It just goes to show their humility and the spirit of teamwork. The Higgins Boat crews had to have extraordinary courage – to keep driving your little plywood boat TOWARD the machine-gun fire. Oh my. They are true heroes, and even more so for their modesty.

      That is wonderful that the recon pilot got to return to Normandy. What a lovely gift.

      • Rhiannon Myers says:

        My Grandpa was like that , he never wanted to be known as a hero. He said that he was just doing the job he went there to do . He was actually there 3 days before the invasion blowing up the barriers that would have prevented the boats to reach the beach front . He said that he didn’t deserve the recognition OR his medals for his efforts before or during the invasion . He didn’t even want a Military funeral when he passed away .

  63. Michelle B says:

    Can’t wait for the new book. L.O.V.E. the cover choice!

  64. Danielle says:

    Love your series!! Keep them coming. 🙂 It is going to be hard waiting until 2018! Lol Do you have any suggestions on books to read (WWII era) until then? You have me hooked!

    • Sarah Sundin says:

      I do! If you receive my author newsletter, I just sent one out today with 3 recommended WWII reads – plus a 1920s one that’s wonderful.

      Melanie Dobson’s Chasing the Wind (WWII Britain and contemporary Britain)
      Jeanne Dickson’s Grounded Hearts (releases next week – a downed RAF pilot in neutral Ireland)
      Tricia Goyer’s A Secret Courage (WWII Britain)
      Karen Barnett’s The Road to Paradise (Mount Rainier in 1927, written by a former park ranger!)

  65. Amanda T. says:

    It looks awesome! Can’t wait to read it. 🙂

  66. Jeanette Fallon says:

    I would love your next book. I devour every book you write. Love, love, love.

  67. Donna says:

    Love your books. Would be so blessed to win one.

  68. Jeanie Dannheim says:

    Thank you for the beautiful stories you capture and share from one of the critical US historical era! And for the chance to win. Looking forward to both of these!

  69. You’re a new discovery for me, Sarah. I just read A Memory Between Us and thought it was wonderful – very well-written and researched.
    My Dad was in Italy during WWII. I wrote a non-fiction book about his service called The Minesweeper: A Cincinnati Teenager Serves in Italy During WWII. It’s available as an e-book on Amazon. Check it out. I think you’d like it. (No romance but a true, heartwarming story.)

    • Sarah Sundin says:

      Thank you, Kathy! I’m glad you enjoyed A Memory Between Us! I’m so glad you wrote your father’s story – so many stories are disappearing, and they need to be preserved. And the war in Italy is too often overlooked.

  70. Pat Moore says:

    Love your books. Would love to win “The Sea Before Us”. I’ve read all of your other books & all are 5 stars. Left 5 star reviews on each of them. Love the new book cover. The best one yet. God be with you.

  71. Rachael K says:

    Lovely cover! I love learning more about the intelligence side of the war; the map-piecing sounds fascinating!

  72. Barbara H. says:

    How generous! And exciting! I’d love to win either one, but first preference would be for When Tides Turn since I have the other books in the series.

  73. Tonya Grider says:

    Can’t wait…..I LOVE LOVE your books and will not miss this new series. I truly believe that if I was around during the WWII era that I would be one of your characters you protray! Keep them rolling!

  74. Cheryl H. says:

    I love stories that take place during WWII! Great cover. 🙂

  75. Pam K. says:

    What a terrific cover for what I’m sure will be a terrific book. I think it’s very interesting to learn more about the behind the scenes aspects of war. I’m looking forward to this new series.

  76. Beth Smith says:

    I love your book series! I have read every single one of them and I am trying to wait so patiently for the next. You are truly a gifted writer and a blessing!!

  77. Jeannie says:

    I love the cover!

  78. Patty says:

    Always fun to see a brand new cover, and the start to a new series!

  79. Melissa M. says:

    I’d love to read this one (or the others)! Haven’t gotten a chance, yet.

  80. Anita Knight says:

    I’m looking forward to this next series. I’m way behind on a couple of your other books but summer’s coming and catch up time is just around the corner. Give me a glass of iced tea and a shady corner. We’ll see what happens.

  81. Debrah Nash says:

    The events that happened to bring this invasion into to play tells us how much time and effort that was needed to orchestrate D-Day will be exciting to read in your new book. Thank you for being historically accurate. I love the cover!! I can’t wait!!

  82. Kim Potter says:

    I love anything that has to do with WW2. Your books are awesome. Thanks for a chance to win one.

  83. Alison Boss says:

    Sarah, the cover for The Sea Before Us is absolutely stunning!!! I LOVE Christian historical fiction and can’t wait to be swept away in the captivating story of Dorothy and Wyatt. It sounds sooo good!! Thanks for the opportunity of this awesome giveaway 🙂 ~Alison

  84. Hi Sarah I absolutely love the cover of your new book. I can’t wait to read it. I love your books and always look forward to reading. Thank you for this opportunity to win one of your books.

  85. Denni Marie Delinski says:

    I cannot wait for the new series. I have read all of your other books, which inspired me to begin collecting World War II artifacts. I have home front banners, ration books, and propaganda posters. Your books just add to my collection!

  86. Lauren says:

    Can’t wait to read this book!! I love all of the historical fiction you have written so far, so this is sure to be another favorite 🙂

  87. This is such a beautiful cover! I look forward (rather impatiently!) to the release of this next book – I love your writing and am currently re-reading the first one 🙂
    God bless – Corrine R, Des Moines, IA

  88. Phyllis Scott says:

    Love the cover of your upcoming book! We visited Normandy a few years ago and we were touched by the lives given by so many for our freedom. It really makes you stop and think about what we have here in America and how it could have been so different if not for the bravery of the many men and women who served.

  89. Megan Potter says:

    I love the cover!! This book looks great, I can’t wait to read it! I love how in every book of yours I learn something new, and I talk to my brother about it since he’s really into WWII history! And your books have made me more interested about it all 🙂

  90. Sarah, I am so excited for your new series!! You’re my favorite WWII author. 🙂

  91. Kellyn Roth says:

    The cover is absolutely gorgeous! And she’s a redhead. That’s awesome. 🙂 I’m really excited for this book … I’ve never read a lot about this portion of WWII history, and it looks like it’s going to be really interesting! 🙂

  92. I absolutely love your books Sarah and I can’t wait for this new ont to be released. The cover is gorgeous!! A book is just not a book without a gorgeous cover, as all of yours are!
    Thank you much for this giveaway!
    Blessings. Joy

  93. Mary Arnold says:

    I absolutely love your books! They are so relatable and well written. I have enjoyed each one.

  94. Christine Johannes says:

    I would love to enter. I’ve read all of your books and can’t wait to read this one, too!

  95. Rachael Merritt says:

    Love the new cover…so pretty! Also love the history you put in your novels!

  96. Betti says:

    Thanks so much for all the research you do for your wonderful novels! I have learned so much history from your stories and from your postings about what happened on this date during WW2. Thanks for the giveaway as well ?

  97. Martha Troxel says:

    This sounds like another great book by your,

  98. Martha Troxel says:

    Well,apparently I need an editor! Sorry for the typo above. I wanted to say you.

  99. Gay Martin says:

    I love your books…..My uncle, father-in-law, brother-in-law served in WW2 and my dad’s cousin was KIA. My grandkids are home-schooled and are learning about WW2. Your books have helped me so much to learn more about that era. Thank you for the chance to be a part of this giveaway.

    • Sarah Sundin says:

      Thank you, Gay! I’m glad the stories have piqued your interest in history! And what a family legacy you have. I’m so glad you’re passing it on to the next generation.

  100. Thanks for letting us see the new cover of this book. So looking forward to reading another of your wonderful stories.

  101. Tisha Martin says:

    Ohhh! This cover is so stunning! Cannot wait for this series!

  102. Sue Dearwester says:

    So excited for another of your stories to read.

  103. Brooke McClure says:

    Beautiful cover…can’t wait to read your book and pass it on to my son. He had the honor to participate in the jump to commemorate the 60Th anniversary of D-Day and is a WWII history buff.

  104. Arletta says:

    Love your books and love this cover!

  105. RachelS says:

    Oooh, that’s a beautiful cover!! Sounds like a great book. I can’t wait to read it! Thanks for the giveaway. 🙂

  106. Beautiful cover!! I’m really looking forward to this series 🙂

  107. Raechel L. says:

    Oh my word, what a beautiful and stunning cover! I absolutely love it, and cannot wait to read it!!
    Thank you, Mrs. Sundin!

  108. Suzanne Sellner says:

    The cover is beautiful, and the story line sounds exciting. I visited the American cemetery at the beaches of Normandy this past summer and was quite touched. Thanks for keeping that phase of history alive in your stories!

  109. Samantha Young says:

    I love the cover! I have really enjoyed reading all of your books. WWII is probably my favorite historical time for fiction reading.

  110. Kerri Weldon says:

    Yeah! Another great series to look forward to. I greatly appreciate all the time and research you put into your series and am excited to dig into this one too. Thank you.

  111. Mary says:

    So excited! This book sounds sooo good! Love the cover!

  112. J'nell Ciesielski says:

    Love WWII stories! Beautiful cover.

  113. Susan L says:

    I’m excited to see the first cover for your new series! Based on your previous books, I know this one will be a great read!

  114. Judy says:

    Congrats, Sarah, on the finish of yet another book! I am a avid reader and your name is on my list of go-to authors. 🙂 When I pick up one of your books, I am always confident of finding a great storyline with lots of lovely doses of character building ideas and scripture. I really loved your insights in When Tides Turn that having a Sabbath day of rest is like tithing. Many (many!) years ago when I was in high school, I met an older lady who was a lawyer and used to tutor struggling students in English. She was a strong proponent of tithing her time (hence the tutoring lessons). I have never forgotten her policy and when you mentioned tithing/Sabbath connection in your book, it made me think; I am of the opinion that both views are true.
    All the very best! Your books are such a blessing.

    • Sarah Sundin says:

      Thank you, Judy! Believe me, I’m learning that lesson on Sabbath rest right alongside Dan. For some reason, tithing my money and tithing my time in service is easier than resting. Ah, the American life!

  115. Virginia says:

    Ooh, sounds like a great story!

  116. Sara Johns says:

    So excited for this new adventures. Absolutely love your books, Sarah!

  117. Kimberly L says:

    Your book sounds very exciting! Can’t wait to read it!

  118. Alice F says:

    I love your books Sarah. I am looking forward to reading your next series. Thank you for turning all of your hard work and research into an enjoyable way for us to learn our history.

  119. Robin in NC says:

    What a time in our history! So glad for wonderful writers like you that have the ability to create stories based during these times! Thanks so much!

  120. Pam says:

    I absolutely LOVE your books Ms. Sundin!!! I would love to win a copy!!!!

  121. Melanie Backus says:

    What a beautiful cover! I can’t wait to read it!

  122. Jasmin Lopez says:

    Can’t wait to read the book! Love the cover! Seriously your books are awesome!

  123. Olivia Petty says:

    Absolutely delightful!!!

  124. Sue Riggio says:

    Beautiful cover, I so enjoy your stories Sarah!! How can I possibly wait until February??

  125. Gail Hollingsworth says:

    My father in law passed away April 1 this year at age 93. He was involved in the Normandy invasion. He was in the navy and piloted U-boats that carried troops to the shores of Omaha Beach. I shudder when I think of what a dangerous mission he was involved in.
    Wow, I love the cover of this new book and would love to read it! WWII stories are interesting to me because of my FILs service. I already have When Tides Turn but haven’t had the chance to read and review it yet, but I will…soon.

  126. Rebekah Gyger says:

    I am so excited to read this! I just finished When Tides Turn and was sad to see the Avary brothers go (Along with Jim’s friend), but now there are new brothers to love.

  127. Debbie Troxell says:

    I love your books and am excited to get another one soon!

  128. Mindy says:

    Sarah, I’ve read all of your books and love them! Most of them I’ve read more than twice! Looking forward to your new Normandy Series!! God Bless you Sarah!

  129. stella says:

    Love the cover can not wait for the new serious. I love the WWII time frame so romantic yet so at war

  130. Carol Alscheff says:

    I always enjoy your books. Historical novels based on World War II are my favorites. I already read your last 3 and I am looking forward to the next one.

  131. I love everything I’ve read of yours so far Sarah! You are a wonderful writer and such a great friend! You write in my favorite era and I love immersing myself in the history! I’m so glad to know you and I can’t wait for this next release and series!!

  132. Peg says:

    Looking forward to the new book. I really enjoy historical fiction. =)

  133. Traci Myers says:

    Love your books!!!

  134. Steph J says:

    Thanks for the chance to win. I love the cover of the book and it sounds very interesting too.

  135. Sherry Lochner says:

    Love the cover! I can’t wait to read your new series, as I love your books.
    Thank you for the great giveaway!

  136. Ann Menke says:

    Once again another wonderful story I can’t wait to read. The cover is gorgeous!! Congratulations!!

  137. Colleen H. says:

    Wow! That book sounds amazing. I have only read two of your books so far, but they were both wonderful. I have the rest of them on my wish list! Thank you for the giveaway!

  138. Barbara Buisman says:

    I love all of your books and currently have When Tides Turn from the library.
    Looking forward to this one!

  139. Connie Hendryx says:

    Thanks for your giveaway!!!

  140. Debbie G. says:

    I would love your new book when it comes out. Love stories from WWII. My husbands uncle was shot down and killed over Italy in 1944. He was a pilot. He had a wife and a 2yr old son he never got to meet.

    • Sarah Sundin says:

      Oh, what a sad story. There were too many similar stories during the war.

    • Rhiannon Myers says:

      I am terribly sorry to hear that ! I know that there were a lot of stories like that , but I’ve never met anyone who actually experienced it. I know that the family had to tell him stories about his late father and how heroic he was .

  141. Lynda Kinnard says:

    I am so glad to have read your books and love telling new friends and acquaintances or even strangers about them!

  142. bobbi bradley says:

    I read alot of WWII historical fiction…this looks good!

  143. Ashley Hinz says:

    I’d like to enter the giveaway.

  144. Michele Farley says:

    I’m so happy to hear that a new book is coming soon! I was just wondering when a new one would become available, so this makes me very happy!

  145. Caryl Kane says:

    Sigh-worthy cover! Sarah, I’m so excited to read this series! 🙂

  146. Catherine says:

    Looking forward to the series. Thanks for the contest!

  147. April says:

    Love the new cover! I cannot wait to read this story.

  148. Holly G Richter says:

    I am reading the Anchor in the Storm book from the library. I am looking forward to read the next book AND the first book of your new series. The cover looks so wonderful!

  149. Mary Hart says:

    This series is going on my TBR list! My sister & brother -in -law & their adult kids just came back from France & visited some of the war sites. They said the experience was “sobering”. My father was there in WWII , so they probably saw some of the places where he was. He never wanted to talk about it.

    • Sarah Sundin says:

      Hi Mary! Not wanting to talk about it was very common – a way to cope. I’m glad your family was able to visit Normandy. It is indeed sobering.

  150. Trish says:

    I love your books and am so excited to learn about this new series!

  151. Jessica G says:

    February can’t get here soon enough. 🙂
    Thank you for always writing in a way that encourages us to go to our creator. I can re-read your books over and over again and always learn something more.
    God Bless.

  152. Janet Estridge says:

    Sarah, If I don’t win, I will be buying this book for the church library.
    Thanks for entering me in your giveaway.

  153. Sierra says:

    I love that new cover! It makes me so excited for the new series and the covers still to come!

  154. Katie Lindsey says:

    Can’t wait to start this new series Sarah! Looks great!

  155. Una Ireland says:

    I love reading Historical Fiction books. It makes me look up the histry behind them.

  156. Suzanne W says:

    This may be my favorite of yours yet! Can’t wait for the release!

  157. Cynthia St. Germain says:

    I love the cover of the book. I also love that you write about a time that will short only be able to be read in books because so many of that generation are getting older or passing away. I listen to the stories of that time from both my grandparents, aunt and mother. My mother was actually 6 mo. when Pearl Harbor was bombed. I had relatives who served on my father’s side. My grandfather couldn’t serve in the military but did he duty at home. I hope that stories like these will help keep the heroics of that generation never get forgotten.

  158. Diane Wallace says:

    Love the cover and it sounds like a good read?

  159. Mary Thrasher says:

    This series sounds just great and Sarah, I know from reading your other series that it will be reading that makes it hard to put down the book!! Looking forward to the new series!

  160. Sarah Trout says:

    I can’t wait! I love reading your novels and learning history in the process!!

  161. Rebecca Layman says:

    Sarah, I would like to win one of your books on this give-away! I am so excited about reading your new book. May the Lord bless you for inspiring me and so many other readers with your writing. -Rebecca

  162. Jesseca Wheaton says:

    Oh my stars, this cover is BEAUTIFUL! All your covers are SO amazing, but I love how this has more than one aspect. The girl and then the fleet. I can’t wait for it to come out! Though, I’m not sure it’ll change my stance on “When Tides Turn” being my favorite. 😉

  163. Olivia says:

    Can’t wait for a great read!!

  164. Lisa Bugajski says:

    Love your books! So full of history with a wonderful Christian flavor. Can’t wait for the next one.

  165. Gail says:

    I enjoy your books so much! I just finished When Tides Turn. It was very riveting!! I couldn’t put it down! I love how you give actual facts concerning the historical happenings in your books. I feel as if I am being transported back to that time and place. Can’t wait until your new series begins!

  166. MS Barb says:

    This looks like ANOTHER excellent read! THANK YOU for sharing your talents w/ your readers!

  167. Hannah Lefevers says:

    That cover is absolutely gorgeous! I adore it! Can’t wait for the new book!

  168. Lois Hudson says:

    I, like so many of your readers, love WWII era stories. (I was a young girl during that time of our history.) I am in awe of your productivity.

  169. Joanna Hiemstra says:

    I’m so excited for this new series. The history of D-Day is so interesting.

  170. Kayla Doucet says:

    Gorgeous cover! Thanks for gracing us with your beautiful writing. Grateful ?

  171. Kassy Paris says:

    Love the new cover! Can’t wait to read the book!

  172. George Simon says:

    Sarah, looking forward to your new series. My dad landed on Omaha beach day 3. He made it all the way through the war, othwise I would not be here.

  173. Marilyn Fowler says:

    Can not wait for this new series! You are my favorite author. The cover is beautiful!

  174. Rebecca Wilson says:

    Love the cover, and love all of your books. I’ve read all but that very last one, so am running behind. Keep writing! Thank you for your gift of writing!

  175. A D-Day novel! Yes Please!

  176. Gabrielle Emmons says:

    I’m so excited for this new series! I have loved every book of yours! Looking forward to this new series! You are my favorite WWII author!

  177. Alyssa zech says:

    So exciting! But so horrible that we have to wait SO LONG to read it!!

  178. Sarah, that cover is absolutely beautiful! Congrats on the upcoming release. I am looking forward to reading it.

    Oh, and thanks for the giveaway!

  179. Debbie Lockledge says:

    Yes please sign me up for the giveaway. This sounds like an amazing series!!!!

  180. Leah Zimmerman says:

    I can’t wait! It sounds absolutely fantastic 🙂 lovely job, as always

  181. Alyssa Smith says:

    I love the cover so much! I have read two of your series and loved them all! Though I must say “Anchor in the Storm” is my favorite so far?. I am a hobbie writer myself so reading your books gives me inspiration for writing my own books. Thank you so much! And I hope you have a lovely night?!

  182. It is always exciting to learn of a new book of yours coming out. I can’t wait!!!

  183. Michele Weisman says:

    Libby and I loved Anchor in the Storm. Can not wait to read more! Love the new book cover and how you revealed it. =^)

  184. Anna says:

    Love the cover!

  185. Kathy West says:

    Thanks for making the cover reveal so much fun. And I love the cover!

  186. Pamela says:

    I love the cover art – and the book sounds terrific – can’t wait to read it!

  187. Becca says:

    I LOVE the new cover! They did a fantastic job creating it! I look forward to when you release a new book. You’re novels are always wonderful to read.

  188. Lisa Boyle says:

    Sarah, I am so happy for you and can’t wait to read this new series!!! You know what a history nerd I am, especially with World War II. Now, hopefully our house will be rebuilt soon, so I will have bookcases to refill with all of your books. 🙂

  189. Trixi says:

    Sounds like the start of another exciting series, Sarah! What an absolutely beautiful cover 🙂 Thanks for the giveaway chance.

  190. Sydney says:

    LOVE this cover! Absolutely beautiful! Looking forward to getting my hands on a copy once it releases!!

  191. Diana Atkins says:

    What a beautiful tribute to D-Day. I’m anticipating February 2018 like a child waiting for Christmas! Your stories are so well researched it’s a history lesson with the benefit of a lovely story. I feel inspired to be a better person with the kindness, patience, and values your characters reflect. Can’t wait!

  192. Jennifer Essad says:

    I can’t imagine the emotion you feel when you are researching for your books. When I read them I do get a better understanding of those times. Anxious to read The Sea Before Us as I’ve enjoyed all your others so much

  193. I cannot wait to get my hands on The Sea Before Us. I simply adore the cover! I’ve shared it all over FB this evening. 🙂

  194. Lisa Allen says:

    Oh the torture of waiting! Lol! I can’t wait!

  195. Andrea Stephens says:

    The cover is very nice! I loved your video on Facebook.

  196. Debora Wilder says:

    What an amazing cover! This sounds another wonderful book Sarah! Thanks for the chance to win a copy.

  197. Rose says:

    Love your books Sarah. I also enjoy your daily posts. My dad served in the army during the war. Your books help me to better understand what happened.I love reading them. Thanks

  198. Aliyah says:

    I’m so excited for this book! You’re my favourite author and I’ve read each of your books more times than I know. I know this one will be just as amazing as all the rest of your books! February can’t come soon enough!

  199. Kathryn Hughes says:

    Hi Sarah,
    I love your new cover of The Sea Before Us. Like your Dorothy Fairfax, my sister-in-law is a redhead with blue eyes- she’s a gem indeed, as I’m sure Dorothy will be!
    I do so enjoy your books- over and over again! Thank you for all of your WWII detail.

  200. Jackie Phipps says:

    Great subject for a book. Love the cover art. I will be happy to read such a good story

  201. Michele says:

    It looks like I know what I’ll be reading in February. Thank you for writing such great stories…and entertaining me for hours! ?

  202. Elly says:

    Ooh! I love book giveaways! I’d love to read “When Tides Turn”.
    Elly -Indiana-

  203. I love your books Sarah and I can hardly wait for “The Sea Before Us” to release. I would love to win a copy.

    I love the cover. Actually, I have loved the covers of all your books to date.

    Cindy W.
    countrybear52 AT yahoo DOT com

  204. Tina Rice says:

    Sarah, congratulations on your upcoming release, The Sea Before Us!
    The book cover is beautiful! I really enjoyed your cover reveal on facebook & all the fun facts, including the “paper-doll” 😉
    Thank you for a chance to win a copy.
    Blessings, Tina

  205. Lynne April Bott says:

    I’d love the new book in February 2018. As your biggest overseas fan please consider me. Just can’t put these books down.

  206. Linda Bullock says:

    I love your books and this one sounds awesome. I would adore winning a copy. The cover for this one is gorgeous, love Dorothy. Enjoyed your video, too, you did a great job.

    God bless you!

  207. Robin D says:

    Love the cover. Thanks for the chance to win

  208. Kathy Murdock says:

    Looking forward to reading this one. I really enjoy your writing!

  209. Erica says:

    Your cover is gorgeous, and I love your stories.

  210. Stella Gustafson says:

    Beautiful cover, courageous and romantic stories Love all your books.

  211. REBECCA STEPHEN says:

    I love to read about history, can’t wait to read your book

  212. Laura W. says:

    I have been wanting to read When Tides Turn. I have heard nothing but great things, so if I won I’d pick that, but I am definitely excited about The Sea Before Us coming out next year! The cover is beautifully done, and the plot sounds so interesting. I can’t even imagine how hard it must be for Dorothy to complete her job when it sounds like she has so much going on in her life. I love learning about WWII, and can’t wait to see how you weave this story together!

  213. Karen says:

    That cover art is gorgeous! I’m so excited to read another one of your series! I just finished reading The Perfect Horse, and it made me realize how much history I learn from reading books. Yours are no exception. I love them, so thank you!!

  214. Jackie says:

    Can’t wait to read this series! I love your books.

  215. What a beautiful cover! And what a great-sounding story. I love brother stories, and I would love to read this one.

  216. Korin says:

    So excited that another one of your books is coming out! I was hoping there would be another series of yours to enjoy soon.

  217. Roberta A. says:

    Thanks so much for being a great writer. I really enjoy your books. Would love to have this book. The cover is wonderful.

  218. Sonnetta Jones says:

    Love your books

  219. Donna B says:

    I love the cover on your new book! I can hardly wait to read this new series. Thank you for the giveaway.

  220. Terressa T says:

    I love historical fiction. I would love to read this. The covers of your books are fantastic!

  221. […] you to everyone who joined me for the cover reveal for The Sea Before Us, coming from Revell, February 6, 2018! I appreciate all your visits here to my blog and to my […]

  222. Rhiannon Myers says:

    I love reading anything you write . The storyline is always excellent and the historical element is impeccable! My Grandpa was in WWI I and was part of the D-day invasion . I heard a lot about his experiences there , so I really look forward to reading this book and seeing the characters’ take on things .

  223. kami mckay says:

    Looks like a great read

  224. Katrina Neiman says:

    I can’t wait to read this next series!!!! Great work Sarah! ❤️

  225. Susan C. says:

    Looking forward to new series. Absolutely stunning cover. Thanks for the chance to win.

  226. Tami says:

    Love the insights to this new series!! So excited to read it!

  227. Nancy Garbe says:

    So excited to see the new cover and know another exciting trilogy is in the works! I am currently reading When Tides Turn and was taking my time because It saddens me to end each series. Thank you for brightening my day!

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