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Seas of Crisis: A Novel

by Joe Buff

The Allied Powers continue their uncertain and deadly war against the Fascist Berlin–Boer Axis. The Russians remain ostensibly neutral––but their actions hint at something far more dangerous. When the...


Straits of Power

by Joe Buff

In his latest mission, Commander Jeffrey Fuller will go head–to–head against his most dangerous adversary yet – his own allies.

Jeffrey Fuller has a new mission – use his cutting–edge submarine Challenger...


Sleep in Peace Tonight

by James MacManus

It's January 1941, and the Blitz is devastating England. Food supplies are low, Tube stations in London have become bomb shelters, and U-boats have hampered any hope of easy victory. Though the United States...


The Cherry Harvest

by Lucy Sanna

A memorable coming-of-age story and love story, laced with suspense, which explores a hidden side of the home front during World War II, when German POWs were put to work in a Wisconsin farm community . . ....


Dutch Clarke -- the War Years

by Brian Psy.D. Ratty

In 1942, as American blood is about to be spilled in far-off Guadalcanal, a young man boards a train and blindly heads towards his destiny: boot camp with the United States Marine Corps. These tragic times of...


In My Mother's House

by Margaret McMullan

In My Mother's House is a beautiful, haunting, and elegantly crafted novel about a daughter's obsession to understand her mother's staunch commitment to silence about their family's experiences during World...


The Rules of Perspective

by Adam Thorpe

On April 3, 1945, the advancing American army shells the historic town of Lohenfelde, and the Kaiser-Wilhelm museum. Within the museum's vaults, Heinrich Hoffer is hiding from the bombardment, and trying to...


Jacob's Oath

by Martin Fletcher

As World War II winds to a close, Europe's roads are clogged with twenty million exhausted refugees walking home. Among them are Jacob and Sarah, lonely Holocaust survivors who meet in Heidelberg. But Jacob...


Rising Sun, Falling Shadow

Adler Family #2

by Daniel Kalla

Return to World War II Shanghai in Dan Kalla's thrilling historical novel Rising Sun, Falling Shadow, the sequel to The Far Side of the Sky

It's 1943 and the Japanese juggernaut has swallowed Shanghai and the...


The Keeper of Secrets

by Julie Thomas

Beautiful and mysterious, The Keeper of Secrets by Julie Thomas follows a priceless violin across generations—from WWII to Stalinist Russia to the gilded international concert halls of today—and reveals...


The Far Side of the Sky

Adler Family #1

by Daniel Kalla

November 9, 1938--Kristallnacht--the Nazis unleash a night of terror for Jews all across Germany. Meanwhile, the Japanese Imperial Army rampages through China and tightens its stranglehold on Shanghai, a city...


HHhH

by Laurent Binet & Sam Taylor

HHhH: "Himmlers Hirn heisst Heydrich", or "Himmler's brain is called Heydrich". The most dangerous man in Hitler's cabinet, Reinhard Heydrich was known as the "Butcher of Prague." He was feared by all and loathed...


The Druggist of Auschwitz

by Dieter Schlesak & John Hargraves

Dieter Schlesak's haunting novel The Druggist of Auschwitz--beautifully translated from the German by John Hargraves--is a frighteningly vivid portrayal of the Holocaust as seen through the eyes of criminal...


The Fortunate Ones

by Catherine Hokin

A story to break your heart – if you read only one book this year, make it The Fortunate Ones. Germany, 1941. When Inge – all blonde curls and good manners – first locks eyes with Felix, she knows instinctively...


Burning Island

by Suzanne Goldring

They were not her children. But she would protect them with her life…

 

Greece 1944. Though they don’t know it, five-year-old Matilde and three-year-old Anna have kissed their mother for the last time. The...


When We Were Brave

by Suzanne Kelman

The face of the woman in the photograph was tilted upwards, as if enjoying the sunshine just for a moment, even as the wreckage of the bombed-out street lay behind her…

 

1944, Cornwall: Blinded by love, Vivienne...


The Partisan Heart

by Gordon Kerr

An enthralling story of love and betrayal, weaving superbly between 1999 and 1944, between Britain and the Italian Alps.The death of his wife has left Michael Keats bereft, the subsequent discovery of her adultery...


The Golden Hour

by Beatriz Williams

The Golden Hour is pure golden delight Beatriz Williams is at the top of her game.” —Kate Quinn, New York Times Bestselling Author of The Alice Network

Beatriz Williams, the New York Times bestselling...


The Song of the Jade Lily

by Kirsty Manning

“Kirsty Manning weaves together little-known threads of World War II history, family secrets, the past and the present into a page-turning, beautiful novel."— Heather Morris, #1 New York Times bestselling...


Tony's Wife

by Adriana Trigiani

Set in the lush Big Band era of the 1940s and World War II, this spellbinding saga from beloved New York Times bestselling author Adriana Trigiani tells the story of two talented working class kids who marry...