ONE WAR. TWO WOMEN. WILL THEY BE ABLE TO SAVE THE ONES THEY LOVE? 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 hiddenContinue reading “The Tuscan Contessa by Dinah Jefferies #TuesdayBookBlog #WorldWarTwo”
In the dying days of the Raj, can paths divided by time and circumstance ever find each other again? In 1930s Northern India, childhood friends Stella and Andrew have grown up together in the orbit of the majestic Raj Hotel. Spirited Stella has always had a soft spot for boisterous Andrew, though she dreams ofContinue reading “The Sapphire Child By Janet MacLeod Trotter #BookReview #FridayReads”
Lidia De Angelis has kept a low profile since Mussolini’s laws wrenched her from her childhood sweetheart. But when the Germans occupy Venice in 1943, she must flee the city to save her life. Lidia joins the partisans in the Venetian mountains, where she meets David, an English soldier fighting for the same cause. AsContinue reading “The Girl from Venice by Siobhan Daiko #amreading #BookReview”
Several years ago I watched a group of people planting ceramic poppies with metal rods around the moat of the Tower of London. It helped us to remember then and it continues to remind us of those who were lost. This is post is my first for Becky’s February square challenge.