ARC Review: A Bridge Across the Ocean by Susan Meissner

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: Wartime intrigue spans the lives of three women past and present in the latest novel from the acclaimed author of Secrets of a Charmed Life. February, 1946. World War Two is over, but the recovery from the most intimate of its horrors has only just begun for Annaliese Lange, a German … More ARC Review: A Bridge Across the Ocean by Susan Meissner

Book Review: Journey to Munich by Jacqueline Winspear (Maisie Dobbs #12)

Setting: London and Munich in 1938 Synopsis: Maisie Dobbs has returned to London from her nursing work in Spain, and the British government has asked her to help them retrieve a man being held prisoner at Dachau. Maisie goes to Munich while posing as the prisoner’s daughter. Review: I was up and down with this … More Book Review: Journey to Munich by Jacqueline Winspear (Maisie Dobbs #12)

Book Review: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

“Open your eyes and see what you can with them before they close forever.”  Synopsis: Set in France during World War II, young, blind Marie-Laure escapes Paris with her father and goes to Saint-Malo, possibly with the beautiful diamond called the Sea of Flames. In Berlin, young Werner joins the Hitler Youth and specializes in … More Book Review: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Book Review: The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

Review: The Nightingale is a good, powerful WW2 book that is really a story about women during the war: the women who stayed home and their daily battles for food and survival, and the women who actively became involved in the Resistance and their struggles for survival. The Nightingale tells the story of two sisters, … More Book Review: The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah