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The Land Beneath Us – Tour of Pointe du Hoc, Part 2

To celebrate the release of The Land Beneath Us, I’m conducting a photo tour of locations from the novel that I saw on my research trips to England, Normandy, Tennessee and more. From the previous books in the Sunrise at Normandy series: Tour of London Part 1 Tour of London, Part 2 Tour: D-Day at Sea (includes photos of the Isle of Wight and crossing the English Channel) Tour of Omaha Beach Tour of the Queen Mary... Read Article

The Land Beneath Us – Tour of Pointe du Hoc, Part 1

To celebrate the release of The Land Beneath Us, I’m conducting a photo tour of locations from the novel that I saw on my research trips to England, Normandy, Tennessee and more. From the previous books in the Sunrise at Normandy series: Tour of London Part 1 Tour of London, Part 2 Tour: D-Day at Sea (includes photos of the Isle of Wight and crossing the English Channel) Tour of Omaha Beach Tour of the Queen Mary... Read Article

D-Day 75th Anniversary Blog Tour

D-Day 75th Anniversary Blog Tour June 3-11, 2019 Welcome to the D-Day 75th Anniversary Blog Tour! Seven novelists are commemorating the brave men who stormed the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944. Thank you for joining us as we remember their heroism and sacrifice. Our novels illuminate different aspects of the war—from the landing beaches of Normandy to Nazi-occupied Europe to the US Home Front. Each day, visit ... Read Article
Celebrating the release of The Sky Above Us! Today I’m featuring historical photos plus photos from my research trip to England and Normandy that relate to the aerial aspect of D-day.

The Sky Above Us – Tour: D-Day in the Air

To celebrate the release of The Sky Above Us, I’m conducting a photo tour of locations from the novel that I saw on my research trip to England and Normandy. London! Today—D-day in the Air Duxford Air Museum The Queen Mary (sister ship of the Queen Elizabeth) In The Sky Above Us, US fighter pilot Lt. Adler Paxton flies a P-51 Mustang in treacherous dogfights with the German Luftwaffe as the Allies battle for air ... Read Article
To celebrate the release of The Sea Before Us, Sarah Sundin is conducting a photo tour of locations from the novel from her research trip. Today - Omaha Beach

The Sea Before Us – Tour of Omaha Beach

To celebrate the release of The Sea Before Us, I’m conducting a photo tour of locations from the novel that I saw on my research trip to England and Normandy in September. February—London! February 8—Southwick House near Portsmouth February 9—D-day at Sea Today—Omaha Beach D-Day on the Ground – Omaha Beach D-day, Operation Overlord, is one of the most pivotal events of World War II and modern history.... Read Article
To celebrate the release of The Sea Before Us, Sarah Sundin is conducting a photo tour of locations from the novel from her research trip. Today - D-day at Sea!

The Sea Before Us Tour – D-Day at Sea

To celebrate the release of The Sea Before Us, I’m conducting a photo tour of locations from the novel that I saw on my research trip to England and Normandy in September. February 7—London! February 8—Southwick House near Portsmouth Today—D-day at Sea February 10—Omaha Beach In The Sea Before Us, American naval officer Lt. Wyatt Paxton serves first in London with the naval planning for D-day and later on a... Read Article
To celebrate the release of The Sea Before Us, author Sarah Sundin is conducting a photo tour of locations from the novel from her research trip to England and Normandy. Today—the historic D-day site of Southwick House!

The Sea Before Us – Tour of Southwick House

To celebrate the release of The Sea Before Us, I’m conducting a photo tour of locations from the novel that I saw on my research trip to England and Normandy in September. February 7—London! Today—Southwick House near Portsmouth February 9—D-day at Sea February 10—Omaha Beach Southwick House in the village of Southwick, not far north of Portsmouth, England, is not a common tourist site—but it has great hi... Read Article
The Sea Before Us by Sarah Sundin

Cover Reveal – The Sea Before Us!

On 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 brothe... Read Article
Troops of Company E, 16th Infantry, US 1st Infantry Division approach Fox Green section of Omaha Beach in an LCVP landing craft, Normandy, 6 Jun 1944 (US National Archives: 195515)

D-Day Anniversary

Today we commemorate the 73rd anniversary of the D-Day landings. On June 6, 1944, the Allies landed on the beaches of Normandy to liberate Europe from Nazi power. As I’ve researched D-Day for my upcoming Sunrise at Normandy series, I’ve been deeply affected by the stories I’ve read – stories of courage, tragedy, nobility, selflessness, and determination. Stories of ordinary men who found them... Read Article
Troops of Company E, 16th Infantry, US 1st Infantry Division approach Fox Green section of Omaha Beach in an LCVP landing craft, Normandy, 6 Jun 1944 (US National Archives: 195515)

A D-Day Remembrance

Today we commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the D-Day landings. On June 6, 1944, the Allies landed on the beaches of Normandy to liberate Europe from Nazi power. In August 2007, I was privileged to stand on Omaha Beach on a misty, overcast morning not unlike the men faced that historic day. As I stood on that long stretch of sand and gazed at those high bluffs which once bristled with machine guns, I was moved deepl... Read Article