Never Closer

By Margot Shepherd - Published 2023


Oxford, 1940: teenaged Alice’s first job is in a laboratory where mould is deliberately grown in a motley collection of bedpans, pie-dishes, and ...Read Review

Kate’s War

By Linda Henley - Published 2024



At twenty, Kate Murphy is preparing to leave her sheltered family life and move into a flat with a school friend. She envisions ...Read Review

Shattered Jade: A Novel of Saipan

By Larry Alexander - Published 2024



It’s June 1944, and Japanese and American forces have been engaged in monstrously costly battles across thousands of square miles of ocean and ...Read Review

The Secrets We Keep: A Homefront Mystery

By Liz Milliron - Published 2024



This fifth book is a fine continuation of Milliron’s series about PI Betty Ahern and the other women who discover new careers ...Read Review

Heroes: A Novel of Pearl Harbor

By Alan Gratz - Published 2024


Children/Young Adult

Frank and Stanley are the best of friends, living an idyllic life in Hawaii, where their fathers are stationed at the Pearl Harbor ...Read Review

The Wartime Book Club

By Kate Thompson - Published 2024



Kate Thompson has set her novel in the Channel Islands, bringing vividly to life the experiences of Jersey residents between 1940 and 1945, when the ...Read Review

Rising Tide (Daniel Nichols Spy Thrillers)

By Alan Bardos - Published 2023



Daniel Nichols was a pre-WW2 internationalist who becomes very patriotic; a pacifist who takes up arms; and a morally scrupulous son of the ...Read Review

Code Name Kingfisher

By Liz Kessler - Published 2023


Children/Young Adult

Amsterdam, 1942.  A boy crawls into a concealed compartment behind a kitchen cupboard.  There, he waits, alone in the dark. In the present day, ...Read Review

The Foxhole Victory Tour

By Amy Lynn Green - Published 2024


Inspirational Romance

Did you ever wonder what life was like for women USO performers who provided entertainment for front-line troops during World War II? This ...Read Review

Dream a Little Dream

By Rosie Archer - Published 2023



The formulation of stories within the historical fiction genre is often accompanied by some anticipation as the tale develops along unusual paths. Sadly, ...Read Review

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