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Yesterday's Tides by Roseanna M. White

Yesterday’s Tides by Roseanna M. White

In 1942, Evie Farrow helps run the family inn on Ocracoke Island, but island life has been disrupted by German U-boats sinking ships off the North Carolina coast. When British survivor Sterling Bertrand washes ashore with secrets galore – and claims to be seeking a German spy, Evie’s life is turned upside-down. Back in 1914, Louisa Adair helps run the same inn, but questions about her heritage haunt her. ... Read Article
The Secret Society of Salzburg by Renee Ryan

The Secret Society of Salzburg by Renee Ryan

In the 1930s in Salzburg, Austria, Elsa Mayer-Braun is a rising opera star, falling in love with her brilliant, arrogant, and magnetic conductor, Wilhelm Hoffman. Meanwhile, in London, young Hattie Featherstone is a secretary, a civil servant, longing for more. When she and her sister Vera hear a gramophone record of Elsa singing, a love for opera is born in them. Impulsively, Hattie and Vera travel to Salzburg to he... Read Article
The Blackout Book Club by Amy Lynn Green

The Blackout Book Club by Amy Lynn Green

When World War II comes to Derby, Maine, wealthy Louise Cavendish decides to close her private town library to open a nursery for the children of factory workers. Avis Montgomery’s reading consists of magazine articles on How to Be the Perfect Housewife, but when her librarian brother goes to war, Avis takes his position. And when Louise unveils her plans to close the library, Avis impulsively founds the Blacko... Read Article

The Sound of Light Cover Reveal!

To help their country, he must silence his voice—and she must find hers. Today I’m pleased to reveal the cover for my upcoming novel, The Sound of Light, which is scheduled to release from Revell Books on February 7, 2023. This is the third of three standalone novels, each following Americans living in Nazi Europe before and during World War II. The Sound of Light is now available for pre-order at Baker Book ... Read Article
Shadows in the Mind's Eye by Janyre Tromp

Shadows in the Mind’s Eye by Janyre Tromp

When Samuel Mattas returns home to Arkansas after serving as a sailor in World War II, he only wants to run the family peach orchard and start over with his beloved wife, Annie, and the daughter he’s never met. Annie has been getting by the best she can in Sam’s absence, with welcome help from Sam’s brother and his best friend – and unwelcome help from the father she’s rejected due to hi... Read Article
The Winter Rose by Melanie Dobson

The Winter Rose by Melanie Dobson

During World War II, American Quaker Grace Tonquin works tirelessly to transport Jewish children from Nazi-occupied France over the dangerous Pyrenees into safety, a road ultimately taking Grace and some of the children back to Oregon, the home of her has-been movie star mother – the very place Grace longed to escape. In 2003, Addie Hoult is desperate to help a friend. Charlie has been like a father to her, eve... Read Article
The Lines Between Us by Amy Lynn Green

The Lines Between Us by Amy Lynn Green

When the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor, a budding romance between Dorie Armitage and Gordon Hooper is clipped short as Dorie is appalled by Gordon’s pacifism. Worse, in Dorie’s eyes, Gordon influences her brother Jack into becoming a conscientious objector. Dorie herself enlists in the Women’s Army Corps, even though her penchant for defying rules makes military life rather difficult for her. As cons... Read Article
A Rose for the Resistance by Angela K. Couch

A Rose for the Resistance by Angela K. Couch

In June 1940, Rosalie Barrieau watches in horror as the Nazis invade her beloved French village of Sainte-Mère-Église and execute her boyfriend, and as her young brother joins the Resistance. She just wants to keep the family nursery blooming and to protect her withdrawn mother. However, as Nazi brutality increases in the next few years, she decides she can no longer remain passive. Injured German SS soldier Franz ... Read Article

The Mozart Code by Rachel McMillan

In postwar Vienna, Simon Barre and Sophie Villiers, who formerly cracked codes at Britain’s Bletchley Park, are now fighting a new war, a cold war. Simon is determined to bring down a ring of communists who want to cause an uprising in Vienna and turn the nation to their cause. He begins receiving cryptic notes using chess notation from a man called “Das Flüstern” – The Whisper – a man ... Read Article

Winter in Wartime Paris

Bonjour! We may not be able to travel to France this year, but we’d like to invite you to journey across France with us through our World War II novels. I’m teaming up with Melanie Dobson and Liz Tolsma (two of my favorite authors!) for the Winter in France Giveaway from January 22-29, 2022! We’re kicking off today, January 22, with a Facebook Live event on Liz Tolsma’s page at 10 am PST/1 p... Read Article