WWII

The Interpreter

By A.J. Sidransky - Published 2019

Genres:

Thriller

The Interpreter is a fictional biographical WWII thriller, alternating between 1939-40 and 1945, gleaned from family records, particularly the experiences of Kurt Berlin. In 1939, 17...Read Review

Rachel’s Legacy

By Julie Thomas - Published 2020

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There are times when the plot of a book is better than the execution. This is one of those cases. In this WWII ...Read Review

Hedy’s War (UK) / The Girl from the Channel Islands (US)

By Jenny Lecoat - Published 2020

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

After fleeing from Vienna to Jersey after the Anschluss, Hedy Bercu finds herself trapped and in danger once more when the Germans invade ...Read Review

Black Cotton Star: A Graphic Novel of World War II

By Yves Sente - Published 2020

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This graphic novel tells the story of Angela, an African-American assistant to Betsy Ross. In 1776, she conceals a black star under a white ...Read Review

The Sea Gate

By Jane Johnson - Published 2020

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It is rare to find a dual-narrative novel in which both strands of the narrative are equally compelling. Often the present-day strand exists ...Read Review

The Takeaway Men

By Meryl Ain - Published 2020

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The Takeaway Men begins with Edyta, a Catholic teenager, busy smuggling Jewish toddlers out of the Kielce (Poland) ghetto to the safety of ...Read Review

A Daughter’s Secret

By Maggie Hope - Published 2020

Genres:

Saga

This novel is about a girl’s journey in life with a scandal always in mind. Cath Raine has had to deal with ...Read Review

Tell Me No Truths

By Gill Vickery - Published 2018

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This is a complex and ambitious book for young adults, utilising multiple narrative strands and a wide cast of characters. Nico, a rebel ...Read Review

The Collaborator

By Diane Armstrong - Published 2020

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To paraphrase William Faulkner, World War II isn’t even past. In fiction and non-fiction, the fight goes on—perhaps especially fiercely at ...Read Review

Private Lives

By Harlond - By J. G. - Published 2020

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Retired Detective Sergeant Bob Robbins, who has reluctantly obeyed a wartime summons to return to duty, has managed to obtain some days of ...Read Review