Tag Archives: WW1

Book Review: The Yanks are Starving by Glen Craney

Mired in the Great Depression, the United States teeters on the brink of revolution. And the nation holds its collective breath as a rail-riding hobo from Portland leads 20,000 World War I veterans on a desperate quest for justice to the steps … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Red Hand of Fury by R. N. Morris

June, 1914. A young man is mauled to death by a polar bear at London Zoo. Shortly afterwards, another young man leaps to his death from a notorious Suicide Bridge. Two seemingly unconnected deaths – and yet there are similarities. … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Mother’s Grace by Rosie Goodwin

Tuesday’s child is full of grace… Warwickshire, 1910. Pious young Grace Kettle escapes the world of her unsavoury and bullying father to train to be a nun. But when she meets the dashing and devout Father Luke her world is … Continue reading

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Blog Tour: The Red Hand of Fury by R. N.Morris – Q&A

London, June 1914. A young man is mauled to death at London Zoo after deliberately climbing into the bear pit. Shortly afterwards, another young man leaps to his death from the notorious Suicide Bridge. Two seemingly unconnected deaths – and … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Last Son’s Secret by Rafel Nadal Farreras

Among the olive groves and vineyards of southern Italy, a boy and a girl are born, moments apart. Far away in the trenches of World War I, their fathers have just died. Now all the men in Vitantonio’s family have … Continue reading

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A Blog A Day: Australian Heroines of World War One by Susanna De Vries – Review

Gallipoli, Lemnos and the Western Front. Australian heroines of World War One is the story of eight courageous women told through diaries, letters, original photos, paintings and maps. These eight women had the courage and strength for which the ANZACs … Continue reading

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Blog Tour: The Somme Legacy by M. J. Lee

July 1, 1916. The Somme, France. A British Officer prepares to go over the top on the first day of the Battle of the Somme. March 28, 2016. Manchester, England. Genealogical investigator Jayne Sinclair, a former police detective, is commissioned … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: James George Jupp, died 23/9/1916

A short break from all the regular bookish things to allow me to put my Family History hat on. I’ve mentioned in quite a few posts (mostly A-Z Challenge) some of my research into my family history, and today is … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Ways of the World by Robert Goddard

1919. The eyes of the world are on Paris, where statesmen, diplomats and politicians have gathered to discuss the fate of half the world’s nations in the aftermath of the cataclysm that was the Great War. A horde of journalists, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fallen by Lia Mills

Spring, 1915. Katie Crilly gets the news she dreaded: her beloved twin brother, Liam, has been killed on the Western Front. A year later, when her home city of Dublin is suddenly engulfed in violence, Katie finds herself torn by … Continue reading

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