An Impeccable Spy: Richard Sorge, Stalin’s Master Agent

27 January 2020 | By Owen Matthews | Filed in: world war ii.

The thrilling true story of Richard Sorge the man John le Carr called the spy to end spies , and whose actions turned the tide of the Second World War Richard Sorge was a man with two homelands Born of a German father and a Russian mother in Baku in 1895, he moved in a world of shifting

Through Adversity: Britain and the Commonwealth's War in the Air 1939-45

27 January 2020 | By Ben Kite | Filed in: world war ii.

Through Adversity is a unique book that provides a comprehensive account of Britain and the Commonwealth s war in the air during the Second World War It combines detailed studies into the tactics, techniques and technology,together with the personal accounts of the aircrew themselves as they

Spy

27 January 2020 | By Danielle Steel | Filed in: world war ii.

A young woman is caught up in a dangerous double life on behalf of her country during World War II in Danielle Steel s thrilling new novel At eighteen, Alexandra Wickham is presented to King George V and Queen Mary in an exquisite white lace and satin dress her mother has ordered from Paris With

Under Occupation (Night Soldiers, #15)

27 January 2020 | By Alan Furst | Filed in: world war ii.

From the master of espionage and intrigue, this novel about heroic resistance fighters in 1942 occupied Paris is based on true events of Polish prisoners in Nazi Germany, who smuggled valuable intelligence to Paris and the resistance Occupied Paris in 1942, a dark, treacherous city now ruled by

Poppy Redfern and the Midnight Murders (A Woman of WWII Mystery #1)

27 January 2020 | By Tessa Arlen | Filed in: world war ii.

The start of an exciting new World War II historical mystery series featuring charming, quirky Air Raid Warden Poppy Redfern Summer 1942 The world has been at war for three long and desperate years In the remote English village of Little Buffenden, the Redfern family s house and farmland has

The Accomplice

27 January 2020 | By Joseph Kanon | Filed in: world war ii.

Gripping and authentic Kanon s imagination flourishes and the narrative propulsion is clear A thoroughly satisfying piece of entertainment that extends a tentacle into some serious moral reflection The New York Times Book Review The master of the genre The Washington Post Joseph Kanon

A House in the Mountains: The Women Who Liberated Italy from Fascism

27 January 2020 | By Caroline Moorehead | Filed in: world war ii.

The extraordinary story of four courageous women who helped form the Italian Resistance against the Nazis and the Fascists during the Second World War In the late summer of 1943, when Italy changed sides in WWII and the Germans, now their enemies, occupied the north of the country, an Italian

A Sister’s Courage (The Victory Sisters, #1)

27 January 2020 | By Molly Green | Filed in: world war ii.

It s 1939 and the threat of war hangs over Britain A spirited young woman, Raine Linfoot has always had an overriding ambition to take to the skies Her hero, Doug Williams, teaches her to fly when she is just 17 With her pilot s license it seems as though the sky s the limit for Raine until war

The Tattooist of Auschwitz (The Tattooist of Auschwitz, #1)

27 January 2020 | By Heather Morris | Filed in: world war ii.

In April 1942, Lale Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew, is forcibly transported to the concentration camps at Auschwitz Birkenau When his captors discover that he speaks several languages, he is put to work as a T towierer the German word for tattooist , tasked with permanently marking his fellow prisoners.

The Dressmaker's Gift

27 January 2020 | By Fiona Valpy | Filed in: world war ii.

A Washington Post and Charts bestseller From the bestselling author of The Beekeeper s Promise comes a gripping story of three young women faced with impossible choices How will history and their families judge them Paris, 1940 With the city occupied by the Nazis, three young

The Tuscan Child

27 January 2020 | By Rhys Bowen | Filed in: world war ii.

A novel about a woman who braves her father s hidden past to discover his secrets In 1944, British bomber pilot Hugo Langley parachuted from his stricken plane into the verdant fields of German occupied Tuscany Badly wounded, he found refuge in a ruined monastery and in the arms of Sofia Bartoli.