Paris Requiem

By Chris Lloyd - Published 2023



Paris, 1940. The Germans have occupied the city. First-person narrator, Eddie Giral, is an intelligent, sensitive police inspector who describes his situation as “a ...Read Review

My Father’s House (The Rome Escape Line Trilogy, 1)

By Joseph O’Connor - Published 2023


A black Daimler races through the war-torn streets of Rome for a hospital on a dark December night—sleet and rain, car swerving, ...Read Review

Flight to Freedom

By Anthony Palmiotti - Published 2022



Lieutenant Commander Terry Cook is skipper of the USS Tanager, an obsolescent minesweeper in the wrong place at the wrong time. The place ...Read Review

Ethel’s Song: Ethel Rosenberg’s Life in Poems

By Barbara Krasner - Published 2022


Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

The political morass of the Rosenberg story—the arrest and trial of Ethel Greenglass Rosenberg and her husband, Julius, on charges of treason ...Read Review

The Lost English Girl

By Julia Kelly - Published 2023


This story is set against the backdrop of World War II and the eventual evacuation of thousands of British children from the cities ...Read Review

Through a Darkening Glass

By R. S. Maxwell - Published 2022



In winter 1910, Phineas Greenwich sees a girl floating face-down in the murky water of a kiln in Wolstenholme Park on the outskirts of ...Read Review

Night Angels

By Weina Dai Randel - Published 2023



Vienna, 1938. Austria has been annexed by the Germans, and anti-Jewish laws gradually take effect. Chinese Consul General Ho Fengshan and his wife, Grace, ...Read Review

Beneath the Wide Silk Sky

By Emily Inouye Huey - Published 2022


Children/Young Adult

This young adult book addresses the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II from a different angle: what life was like in ...Read Review

The Vienna Writers Circle

By J. C. Maetis - Published 2023


The German annexation of Austria in 1938 plunges its cosmopolitan European capital into the nightmare of authoritarian restrictions and genocide that had already gathered ...Read Review

A Wartime Summer (The Sisters’ War, 1)

By Rosie Meddon - Published 2022



1942, Exeter, England. World War Two is raging. The Luftwaffe has reduced the 21-year-old May Warren’s home to rubble. She has no relations, ...Read Review

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