Sara Ackerman

The Uncharted Flight of Olivia West

By Sara Ackerman - Published 2024


The Dole Derby, an early airplane race from California to Hawai’i in 1927, serves as the linchpin for this dual-timeline novel. It connects ...Read Review

The Codebreaker’s Secret: A WWII Novel

By Sara Ackerman - Published 2022


The Codebreaker’s Secret has dual timelines. In the 1943 plot, Isabel Cooper tries to prove her worth as the only female codebreaker at “...Read Review

Radar Girls

By Sara Ackerman - Published 2021



On Sunday, December 7, 1941, on O’ahu, Hawaii, 23-year-old Daisy is at the beach while most islanders are at church, for she “preferred to ...Read Review

Red Sky Over Hawaii: A Novel

By Sara Ackerman - Published 2020


World War II is up close and personal for Lana Hitchcock in the December 1941 setting of Red Sky Over Hawaii. A young betrayed ...Read Review

The Lieutenant’s Nurse

By Sara Ackerman - Published 2019



Eva Cassidy climbs aboard the steamship SS Lurline with a new name and plans for a fresh start. Recently enlisted as an Army ...Read Review

Island of Sweet Pies and Soldiers

By Sara Ackerman - Published 2018


There’s an intriguing mystery from the outset in Island of Sweet Pies and Soldiers: readers know that young Ella knows something about ...Read Review