Historical - World War 2

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An Ocean Between Us

Rachel Quinn

Can their love survive the darkest of days?1943: Europe is at war—but neutral Ireland is isolated from the storm. In a sleepy coastal village south of Dublin, eighteen-year-old Aileen Sweeney meets soldier Niall O'Rourke at a dance,...

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Published: Dec 2018

Time After Time

Lisa Grunwald

A magical love story, inspired by the legend of a woman who vanished from Grand Central Terminal, sweeps readers from the 1920s to World War II and beyond. "Readers who enjoyed Audrey Niffenegger's The Time Traveler's Wife wil...

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Published: Jun 2020

Red Sky Over Hawaii: A Novel

Sara Ackerman

Inspired by real places and events of WWII,Red Sky Over Hawaiiimmerses the reader in a time of American history full of suspicion and peril in this lush and poignant tale about the indisputable power of doing the right thing against a...

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Published: May 2020

The Lieutenant's Nurse

Sara Ackerman

"An emotional and heartfelt tale of love and courage." —Chanel Cleeton, bestselling author of the Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick Next Year in HavanaNovember, 1941. She's never even seen the ocean before, but Eva Cassidy ...

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Published: Mar 2019

The Good Shepherd

C. S. Forester

Soon to be the major motion picture Greyhound, a WWII naval thriller of "high and glittering excitement" (New York Times) from the author of the legendary Hornblower seriesThe mission of Commander George Krause of the United States N...

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Published: Oct 2018

The Queen's Secret: A Novel of Englan...

Karen Harper

If you love Jennifer Robson or The Crown you will love New York Times bestselling author Karen Harper's novel about Elizabeth, The Queen Mother. 1939. As the wife of the King George VI and the mother of the future queen, Elizabeth—&...

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Published: Apr 2020

Our Duty

Gerri Hilger

Our Duty follows the shenanigans of Polly and Aggie, student nurses when World War II begins. Eager to be a part of the action, Aggie joins the Army Air Corps and qualifies as a flight nurse. She is shipped off to the Pacific, while P...

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Published: Oct 2018

The Paris Orphan

Natasha Lester

An American soldier and an enterprising photographer brave occupied France during World War II to help give a little girl her dream--a family--in this gripping novel from the bestselling author of The Paris Seamstress.New York City/Pa...

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Published: Sep 2019

The Violin Maker's Daughter: Absolute...

Sharon Maas

When the Nazis march onto the cobbled streets of Colmar on November 1st 1940, Josef, a Jewish violin maker, gathers his wife and daughters closely to him and tells them everything will be all right. But one year later, three sharp kno...

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Published: Jul 2019

Where the Desert Meets the Sea

Werner Sonne

An illuminating and heart-stirring historical novel set in post-WWII Palestine, where the boundaries of love and friendship are challenged by the intractable conflicts of war.Jerusalem, 1947: Judith, a young Jewish survivor of the Dac...

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Published: May 2019

The Black Swan of Paris: A WWII Novel...

Karen Robards

An exquisite WWII novel illuminating the strength of three women in occupied Paris, for fans of The Nightingale, The Alice Network and The Lost Girls of Paris.\r\n\r\n“A truly outstanding novel…The Black Swan of Paris remi...

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Published: Dec 2020

Light After the War: A Novel

Anita Abriel

Inspired by an incredible true story of two Jewish friends who survived the Holocaust, this “heartfelt and memorable tale of family, love, resilience, and the triumph of human spirit” (Pam Jenoff, New York Times bestsellin...

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Published: Nov 2020

The Takeaway Men

Meryl Ain

With the cloud of the Holocaust still looming over them, twin sisters Bronka and Johanna Lubinski and their parents arrive in the US from a Displaced Persons Camp. In the years after World War II, they experience the difficulties of a...

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Published: Aug 2020

Under the Light of the Italian Moon: ...

Jennifer Anton

A promise keeps them apart until WWII threatens to destroy their love forever Fonzaso Italy, between two wars Nina Argenta doesn't want the traditional life of a rural Italian woman. The daughter of a strong-willed midwife, she is...

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Published: Mar 2021

The Children's Train: A Novel

Viola Ardone

“The innocence of childhood collides with the stark aftermath of war in this wrenching and ultimately redemptive tale of family, seemingly impossible choices, and the winding paths to destiny, which sometimes take us to places f...

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Published: Jan 2021

The Only Woman in the Room: A Novel

Marie Benedict

The instant New York Times bestsellerShe possessed a stunning beauty. She also possessed a stunning mind. Could the world handle both? Her beauty almost certainly saved her from the rising Nazi party and led to marriage with an Austri...

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Published: Sep 2019

Mistress of the Ritz: A Novel

Melanie Benjamin

A captivating novel based on the story of the extraordinary real-life American woman who secretly worked for the French Resistance during World War II--while playing hostess to the invading Germans at the iconic H tel Ritz in Paris--f...

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Published: May 2020

When Heroes Flew

H. W. Buzz Bernard

A novel of extraordinary bravery, inspired by the true story of one of the most harrowing air raids ever flown. Fans of Beneath A Scarlet Sky, The Nightingale, and Unbroken will enjoy this unforgettable tale of duty, honor, and compas...

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Published: Apr 2020

The Queen of Paris: A Novel of Coco C...

Pamela Binnings Ewen

Legendary fashion designer Coco Chanel is revered for her sophisticated style—the iconic little black dress—and famed for her intoxicating perfume Chanel No. 5. Yet behind the public persona is a complicated woman of intrigu...

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Published: Apr 2021

A Woman's War (Keep the Home Fires Bu...

S. Block

In Britain's darkest hour, an extraordinary community of women strives to protect the Home Front. The women of Great Paxford's Women's Institute have overcome every challenge they've faced, but as the war rages the threat comes closer...

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Published: Mar 2019

Occupied: A Novel Based on a True Sto...

Kurt Blorstad

As WW II breaks out, a father finds himself in the U.S. while his wife and sons are home in occupied Norway. Based on the son's true-life journals from 1935-1945, this is the story of a family separated by war and uncertainty.

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Published: Mar 2019

The Prisoner's Wife

Maggie Brookes

Inspired by the true story of a daring deception that plunges a courageous young woman deep into the horrors of a Nazi POW camp to be with the man she loves. In the dead of night, a Czech farm girl and a British soldier travel throu...

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Published: May 2020

Pont Neuf

Max Byrd

From bestselling writer Max Byrd comes an unforgettable evocation and portrait of Paris at the end of the second World War.\r\n\r\nThe splendidly gifted (and faintly scandalous) writer Martha Gellhorn, Hemingway’s famously unhap...

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Published: Jul 2020

The English Wife: A USA Today best se...

Adrienne Chinn

‘An emotive and engaging read’ Rosanna Ley ‘Rich, evocative and utterly immersive, this beautifully written book swept me away’ Jenny Ashcroft ‘Evocative, sensual and authentic’ Jane Johnson VE D...

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Published: Jan 2021

The Socialite

J'Nell Ciesielski

Glamour, treachery, and espionage collide when an English socialite rushes to save her sister from the Nazis. As the daughter of Sir Alfred Whitford, Kat has a certain set of responsibilities. But chasing her wayward sister, Ellie, t...

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Published: Apr 2020

The Daughter's Tale

Armando Lucas Correa

From the internationally bestselling author of The German Girl, an unforgettable, "searing" (People) saga exploring a hidden piece of World War II history and the lengths a mother will go to protect her children—perfect fo...

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Published: Feb 2020

A Most Dangerous Innocence

Fiorella De Maria

It is 1940, the time of the Phoney War. Britain stands alone with German invaders waiting across the Channel and an anxious population preparing for the bloody battle ahead. In an isolated girls' boarding school, Judy Randall watches ...

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Published: Mar 2019

Diary of a Dead Man on Leave

David Downing

From bestselling author David Downing, master of historical espionage, comes a heart-wrenching depiction of Germany in the days leading up to World War II and the difficult choices of one man of conviction. In April 1938, a man cal...

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Published: Feb 2020

The Historians: A thrilling novel of ...

Cecilia Ekbck

“The Historians blends a fascinating historical intrigue with the quick pace and excitement of a thriller.”  — Ellen Keith, author of The Dutch Wife “The perfect read…. Exciting and enjoya...

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Published: Jan 2021

Hannah's War

Jan Eliasberg

A "mesmerizing" re-imagination of the final months of World War II (Kate Quinn, author of The Alice Network), Hannah's War is an unforgettable love story about an exceptional woman and the dangerous power of her greatest dis...

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Published: Mar 2020
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