Like her life so far, it’s all been carefully arranged. A moving tale of female solidarity and courage. Kate quinn, new york times bestselling author of The Alice NetworkDecember 1917. As world war i rages in europe, the jewel in a prominent Philadelphia family, twenty-four-year-old Ruby Wagner, prepares for her upcoming wedding to a society scion.
Girls on the Line: A Novel #ad - But when her beloved older brother is killed in combat, Ruby follows her heart and answers the Army Signal Corps’ call for women operators to help overseas. As one of the trailblazing “hello girls” deployed to war-torn France, fight for authority and respect among the Allied soldiers, Ruby must find her place in the military strata, and work to secure a victory for the cause.
The Spitfire GirlsLake Union Publishing #ad - Things are tough in the air, but on the ground their abilities as pilots are constantly questioned. There is friction from the start between the new recruits. Three skilled aviators determined to help win the war. It falls to pragmatic pilot May to bring the women together and create a formidable team capable of bringing the aircraft home.
As these very different women fight to prove themselves up to the task at hand, they are faced with challenges and tragedies at every turn. They must fight for equal pay and respect while handling aircraft that are dangerously ill-equipped; meanwhile, lives continue to be lost in the tumult of war. Determined to assist the war effort doing what they love, Lizzie and Ruby put aside their differences to overcome adversity, can May, and will they find love in the skies? .
The Spitfire Girls #ad - Three brave women who know their place is not at home. At the height of world War II, the British Air Transport Auxiliary need help. She couldn’t be more different from shy, petite Ruby, who is far from diminutive in the sky. A group of young women volunteer for action, but the perils of their new job don’t end on the tarmac.
Spirited american Lizzie turns heads with her audacity, but few can deny her flying skills.
Daughters of the Night SkyLake Union Publishing #ad - When the smoke of war clears, nothing will ever be the same—and one of Russia’s most decorated military heroines will face the most agonizing choice of all. Not even the entreaties of her new husband—a sensitive artist who fears for her safety—can dissuade her from doing her part as a proud daughter of Russia.
After years of arduous training, katya is assigned to the 588th Night Bomber Regiment—one of the only Soviet air units composed entirely of women. With the nazis on the march across Europe, she is called on to use her wings to serve her country in its darkest hour. Katya ivanova is a young pilot in a far-flung military academy in the Ural Mountains.
Daughters of the Night Sky #ad - From childhood, she’s dreamed of taking to the skies to escape her bleak mountain life. The germans quickly learn to fear nocturnal raids by the daring fliers they call “Night Witches. But the brutal campaign will exact a bitter toll on Katya and her sisters-in-arms. A novel—inspired by the most celebrated regiment in the Red Army—about a woman’s sacrifice, courage, and love in a time of war.
The Girls of Pearl HarborLake Union Publishing #ad - In the midst of the carnage, can they find happiness and learn to fight not just for their country’s honor but for themselves? Joined at the hip, flirting with the handsome soldiers, exuberant Poppy, idealistic Grace, and brave but haunted April frolic in the sun, attending parties, and becoming fast friends with seasoned nurse Eva.
From the bestselling author of wives of War comes a harrowing tale of four brave young nurses whose lives change forever in the wake of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. When grace, april, and poppy join the us army nurse Corps, one made all the better by their first station: Pearl Harbor, they see it as little more than an adventure, Hawaii.
The Girls of Pearl Harbor #ad - Like the hawaiian sun, their future seems warm and bright—until the infamous morning of December 7. Within just a few horrifying hours, their sparkling hopes turn to black rubble and ash. Now embroiled in a war they never could have imagined, they must decide what truly matters to them and face grief as they never have before.
Death may await them—but so do hope and purpose.
Promised to the Crown Daughters of New France Book 1Kensington Books #ad - Scarred by her traumatic past, Rose decides to take holy vows rather than marry. Despite their different backgrounds, Nicole, perhaps only, and Elisabeth all believe that marriage to a stranger is their best, Rose, chance of happiness. Once in quebec, elisabeth quickly accepts baker Gilbert Beaumont, who wants a business partner as well as a wife.
An engaging, engrossing debut. Greer macallister, usa today bestselling author of The Magician’s LieBound for a new continent, and a new beginning. In her illuminating debut novel, Aimie K. Nicole, a farmer’s daughter from Rouen, marries a charming officer who promises comfort and security. Each prospective bride has her reason for leaving—poverty, family rejection, a broken engagement.
Promised to the Crown Daughters of New France Book 1 #ad - Their duty is to marry and bring forth a new generation of loyal citizens. Yet no matter how carefully she chooses, each will be tested by hardship and heartbreaking loss—and sustained by the strength found in their uncommon friendship, and the precarious freedom offered by their new home. An absorbing adventure with heart.
Jennifer laam, author of The Secret Daughter of the Tsar. Runyan masterfully blends fact and fiction to explore the founding of New France through the experiences of three young women who, in 1667, answer Louis XIV’s call and journey to the Canadian colony. They are known as the filles du roi, or “King’s Daughters”—young women who leave prosperous France for an uncertain future across the Atlantic.
Duty to the Crown Daughters of New France Book 2Kensington Books #ad - Sleigh ride through the joys and sorrows of the brave and resilient women who colonized Quebec. And manon lefebvre, born in the huron village and later adopted by settlers, has faced the prejudices of both societies and is convinced she can no longer be accepted in either. Set amid the promise and challenge of the first Canadian colonies, Aimie K.
Gabrielle, orphan daughter of the town drunkard, is forced into a loveless union by a cruel law that requires her to marry by her sixteenth birthday. Runyan has crafted a fine, character-driven study of a landscape rarely chartered in Historical Fiction. Runyan’s vividly rendered novel provides a fascinating portrait of the women who would become the founding mothers of New France.
In 1677, an invisible wall separates settlers in New France from their Huron neighbors. Brava!”--juliet grey, author of the acclaimed Marie Antoinette trilogy. French-born claudine has followed her older sister across the Atlantic hoping to attract a wealthy husband through her beauty and connections. Yet whether in the fledgling city of quebec or within one of the native tribes, every woman’s fate depends on the man she chooses—or is obligated—to marry.
Duty to the Crown Daughters of New France Book 2 #ad - Although claudine deschamps and Gabrielle Giroux both live within the settlement, their prospects are very different. Drawn into unexpected friendship through their loves, losses, and dreams of home and family, all three women will have to call on their bravery and resilience to succeed in this new world… Praise for Promised to the Crown“A gripping 17th c.
The Spitfire Girl: Heartwarming and emotional story of one girl's courage in WW2Aria #ad - I've enjoyed all the books in this series' Cheryl. When ellie is offered the opportunity to join the Women's Auxiliary Air Force, she jumps at the chance to help keep the brave boys in the RAF safe. I love the way fenella creates an escape from the real world for me every single time when I read her books' KMW.
But when tragedy strikes close to home, Ellie realises that this war could tear both the country she loves - and her heart - apart. Flying instructor Ellie Simpson has grown up a tomboy. It's 1939 and the threat of war hangs over the country. Praise for Fenella J. Miller: 'the perfect ingredients for a cracking good read.
The Spitfire Girl: Heartwarming and emotional story of one girl's courage in WW2 #ad - I would highly recommend this book' Mrs S Hall. She's never had an interest in the latest fashions or finding a husband, her only passion is flying her beloved Tiger Moth. With the men on the front line, courageous Ellie must do her bit for the war effort. Well recommended' Jean Fullerton. Perfect for fans of Nancy Revell, Rosie Archer and Daisy Styles.
The Saturday Evening Girls Club: A NovelLake Union Publishing #ad - And shy thea is torn between asserting herself and embracing an antiquated Jewish tradition. The friends face family clashes and romantic entanglements, career struggles and cultural prejudice. But at least they have one another and the Saturday Evening Girls Club, a social pottery-making group offering respite from their hectic home lives—and hope for a better future.
Ambitious caprice dreams of opening her own hat shop, which clashes with the expectations of her Sicilian-born parents. But through their unfailing bond, forged through their weekly gathering, they’ll draw strength—and the courage to transform their immigrant stories into the American lives of their dreams.
The Saturday Evening Girls Club: A Novel #ad - In boston’s north end, four immigrant women leave childhood behind—but never one another. Brilliant ada secretly takes college classes despite the disapproval of her Russian Jewish father. For four young immigrant women living in Boston’s North End in the early 1900s, escaping tradition doesn’t come easy.
Stunning maria could marry anyone yet guards her heart to avoid the fate of her Italian Catholic mother, broken down by an alcoholic husband.
The Spitfire Girl in the Skies: A heartwarming and romantic WW2 sagaAria #ad - Not only does she love flying, alongside new-found friends, but doing important war work, provides a welcome distraction from worrying about loved ones fighting on the front line. The ata training base, Hampshire, 1940 Life as an ata pilot is tough, but despite the long hours and danger, Ellie can think of nowhere she'd rather be.
Being an ata girl is definitely exciting, but as Ellie soon finds out wearing the distinctive blue uniform also means putting her life on the line every time she takes to the skies. Ellie simpson is attached to an Air Transport Auxiliary base in Hampshire. An inspiring story of an incredible girl going above and beyond during World War II.
The Spitfire Girl in the Skies: A heartwarming and romantic WW2 saga #ad - The second spitfire Girl novel from bestselling author Fenella J Miller. It will take friendship and a strength she didn't know she possessed to help her county – and those she loves – to survive.
The Beantown GirlsLake Union Publishing #ad - There’s the outspoken Viviana, who is more than happy to quit her secretarial job for a taste of adventure. But when her fiancé is reported missing after being shot down in Germany, Fiona’s long-held plans are shattered. Determined to learn her fiancé’s fate, Fiona leaves Boston to volunteer overseas as a Red Cross Clubmobile girl, recruiting her two best friends to come along.
As the three friends begin to understand the real reasons they all came to the front, their courage and camaraderie will see them through some of the best and worst times of their lives. An amazon charts and Washington Post bestseller. A novel of love, courage, and danger unfolds as World War II’s brightest heroines—the best of friends—take on the front lines.
The Beantown Girls #ad - 1944: fiona denning has her entire future planned out. But through it all come new friendships and romances, unforeseen dangers, and unexpected dreams. Then there’s dottie, a shy music teacher whose melodious talents are sure to bring heart and hope to the boys on the front lines. Chosen for their inner strength and outer charm, the trio isn’t prepared for the daunting challenges of war.
She’ll work in city hall, marry her fiancé when he returns from the war, and settle down in the Boston suburbs.
Hearts of ResistanceLake Union Publishing #ad - Will their united front be strong enough to see them through? At the height of world war ii, three women must come together to fight for freedom, for the men they love—and for each other. When hazel is given the chance to parachute into Nazi-occupied France, she seizes the opportunity to do more for the British war effort than file paperwork.
For rose, the resistance is a link to her late husband, and a way to move forward without him. Alongside her childhood friend, French-born Rose, she quickly rises up the ranks of the freedom fighters. Together the three women form a bond that will last a lifetime. But amid the turmoil and tragedy of warfare, all three risk losing everything—and everyone—they hold dear.
Hearts of Resistance #ad - What starts out as helping downed airmen becomes a bigger cause when they meet Sophia, a German escapee and fierce critic of Hitler who is wanted by the Gestapo.