Tag Archives: WW2

Book Review: V for Victory by Lissa Evans

It’s late 1944. Hitler’s rockets are slamming down on London with vicious regularity and it’s the coldest winter in living memory. Allied victory is on its way, but it’s bloody well dragging its feet. In a large house next to … Continue reading

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Blog Tour: A Wing and a Prayer by MW Arnold

When Betty Palmer’s sister dies under suspicious circumstances whilst landing her Tiger Moth, Betty and three other women pilots of the Air Transport Auxiliary in WWII England unite to discover who killed her and why. Estranged from her family, Penny … Continue reading

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Blog Tour: The Tuscan Contessa by Dinah Jefferies

In 1943, Contessa Sofia de’ Corsi’s peaceful Tuscan villa among the olive groves is upturned by the sudden arrival of German soldiers. Desperate to fight back, she agrees to shelter a wounded British radio engineer in her home, keeping him … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Secret Lives of Codebreakers by Sinclair McKay #ReadWithMe 2020 #18

Bletchley Park looked like any other sprawling country estate. In reality, however, it was the top-secret headquarters of Britain’s Government Code and Cypher School-and the site where Germany’s legendary Enigma code was finally cracked. There, the nation’s most brilliant mathematical … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Vinyl Detective: Victory Disc by Andrew Cartmel

When one of his cats accidentally discovers a rare Victory Disc, the Vinyl Detective and his girlfriend Nevada are whisked into the world of big band swing music, and a mystery that began during the Second World War. Hired to … Continue reading

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