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  • The Last Letter from Juliet by Melanie Hudson

    The Last Letter from Juliet by Melanie Hudson

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    "The USA TODAY bestseller for fans of Soraya M. Lane, Heather Morris, Fiona Valpy and Pam Jenoff. Inspired by the brave women of WWII, this is a moving and powerful novel of friendship, love and resilience. A story of love not a story of a war. A daring WWII pilot who grew up among the clouds, Juliet Caron's life was one of courage, adventure - and a love torn apart by war...
  • A Fire Sparkling by Julianne MacLean

    A Fire Sparkling by Julianne MacLean

    Rated: 4.42 of 5 stars
    · 29 ratings
    An Amazon Charts and Washington Post bestseller. From the USA Today bestselling author of A Curve in the Road comes a spellbinding novel about one woman’s love, loss, and courage during wartime...
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  • Life and Fate by Vasily Grossman, Robert Chandler

    Life and Fate by Vasily Grossman, Robert Chandler

    Rated: 4.42 of 5 stars
    · 24 ratings
    Based around the pivotal WWII battle of Stalingrad (1942-3), where the German advance into Russia was eventually halted by the Red Army, and around an extended family, the Shaposhnikovs, and their many friends and acquaintances, Life and Fate recounts the experience of characters caught up in an immense struggle between opposing armies and ideologies...
  • The Girl with the Diary by Shari J. Ryan

    The Girl with the Diary by Shari J. Ryan

    Rated: 4.52 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    “What if you never come back?” I asked.“I will find you, Amelia. I promise I will find you.”“What if you die trying?”Nazi-occupied Prague, 1942: Amelia is hiding in her closet when flashlights blind her and she’s captured by the SS. Out on the cobblestone street, she is shoved onto a freight train with hundreds of others. Hours pass as they travel in darkness...
    Categorized as:
    war  20th century  historical  contemporary
  • The London Girls by Soraya M. Lane

    The London Girls by Soraya M. Lane

    Rated: 4.45 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    From the bestselling author of The Last Correspondent comes a remarkable story of three young women who defy the bombs to do their bit for Britain. Will they survive the dark streets of London to see the Allies win the war?London, 1941. The Blitz...
  • The London Girls by Soraya M. Lane

    The London Girls by Soraya M. Lane

    Rated: 4.45 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    From the bestselling author of The Last Correspondent comes a remarkable story of three young women who defy the bombs to do their bit for Britain. Will they survive the dark streets of London to see the Allies win the war?London, 1941. The Blitz...
  • The Memory Keeper of Kyiv by Erin Litteken

    The Memory Keeper of Kyiv by Erin Litteken

    Rated: 4.53 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Perfect for fans of The Tattooist of Auschwitz and The Beekeeper of Aleppo.In the 1930s, Stalin’s activists marched through the Soviet Union, espousing the greatness of collective farming. It was the first step in creating a man-made famine that, in Ukraine, stole almost 4 million lives...
  • Beyond That, the Sea by Laura Spence-Ash

    Beyond That, the Sea by Laura Spence-Ash

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    “Spence-Ash has written the novel in eight points of view, but each character is utterly three-dimensional and distinct. This debut novel captivated me from start to finish...
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    war  20th century  historical  contemporary
  • Something Dangerous by Penny Vincenzi

    Something Dangerous by Penny Vincenzi

    Rated: 4.28 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    The dazzling Lytton twins, Adele and Venetia, are born into the great Lytton publishing empire. In 1928, on their eighteenth birthday, they are rich and admired, with a confidence verging on arrogance. But the spectre of Nazi Germany is growing... Gradually their privileged world darkens in unimaginable ways - but it is not just the twins whose lives have been irrevocably changed...
  • The Spitfire Girls by Soraya M. Lane

    The Spitfire Girls by Soraya M. Lane

    Rated: 4.28 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    Three skilled aviators determined to help win the war. 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. A group of young women volunteer for action, but the perils of their new job don’t end on the tarmac. Things are tough in the air, but on the ground their abilities as pilots are constantly questioned...
  • Along the Infinite Sea by Beatriz Williams

    Along the Infinite Sea by Beatriz Williams

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 26 ratings
    From the New York Times bestselling author of The Summer Wives comes another riveting novel of the Schuyler sisters—where the epic story of star-crossed lovers in pre-war Europe collides with a woman on the run in the swinging '60s...In the autumn of 1966, Pepper Schuyler's problems are in a class of their own...
  • The Oceans Between Us by Gill Thompson

    The Oceans Between Us by Gill Thompson

    Rated: 4.30 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    Inspired by heartrending real events, a mother fights to find her son and a child battles for survival in this riveting debut novel.For readers of Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate, Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly, The Letter by Kathryn Hughes, and Remember Me by Lesley Pearse.A woman is found wandering injured in London after an air raid.She remembers nothing of who she is...
    Categorized as:
    war  20th century  historical  contemporary
  • Hidden Among the Stars by Melanie Dobson

    Hidden Among the Stars by Melanie Dobson

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    From the award-winning author of Catching the Wind, which Publishers Weekly called “unforgettable” and a “must-read,” comes another gripping time-slip novel about hidden treasure, a castle, and ordinary people who resisted evil in their own extraordinary way...
  • The Dressmaker's Gift by Fiona Valpy

    The Dressmaker's Gift by Fiona Valpy

    Rated: 4.22 of 5 stars
    · 30 ratings
    A Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and Amazon Charts bestseller.From the bestselling author of The Beekeeper’s Promise comes a gripping story of three young women faced with impossible choices. How will history – and their families – judge them?Paris, 1940. With the city occupied by the Nazis, three young seamstresses go about their normal lives as best they can...
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    20th century  war  historical  contemporary
  • Into the Darkest Day by Kate Hewitt

    Into the Darkest Day by Kate Hewitt

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    She had to step outside and hold the paper up to the moonlight to read it, but when she was able to make out the words, her heart felt as if it would drop right out of her chest. Because the message was in German.1944, London:When Lily meets enigmatic GI Matthew in war-torn London, she doesn’t expect to fall in love...
  • We Shall Remember by Emma Fraser

    We Shall Remember by Emma Fraser

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    1939. Irena is a young medical student living in Warsaw when the German army invade Poland. Those closest to her are dying and when Irena realises that no one is coming to Poland's aid, it's clear that she is alone. Forced to flee to Britain, Irena meets Richard, a RAF pilot who she's instantly drawn to and there's a glimmer of happiness on the horizon...
  • Just Once by Karen Kingsbury

    Just Once by Karen Kingsbury

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    The #1 New York Times bestselling author “known for her deeply heartfelt novels” (Woman’s World) writes a sweeping and unforgettable World War II love story about a young woman torn between two brothers. In 1941, beautiful Irvel Ellis is too focused on her secret to take much notice in the war raging overseas...
  • The Kites by Romain Gary

    The Kites by Romain Gary

    Rated: 4.27 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    On a small farm in Normandy, as Hitler rises to power in Germany, young Ludo comes of age in the care of his Uncle Ambrose, an eccentric mailman, kite-maker, and pacifist. Ludo’s quiet existence changes the day he meets Lila, a girl from the aristocratic Polish family who own the estate next door. In a single glance, Ludo instantly falls in love forever; Lila, on the other hand, remains elusive...
    Categorized as:
    war  20th century  historical  contemporary
  • Once an Eagle by Anton Myrer

    Once an Eagle by Anton Myrer

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    Once An Eagle is the story of one special man, a soldier named Sam Damon, and his adversary over a lifetime, fellow officer Courtney Massengale. Damon is a professional who puts duty, honor, and the men he commands above self interest. Massengale, however, brilliantly advances by making the right connections behind the lines and in Washington's corridors of power...
  • A Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute

    A Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · 33 ratings
    Jean Paget, a young Englishwoman living in Malaya, is captured by the invading Japanese and forced on a brutal seven-month death march with dozens of other women and children. A few years after the war, Jean is back in England, the nightmare behind her. However, an unexpected inheritance inspires her to return to Malaya to give something back to the villagers who saved her life...
  • The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton

    The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton

    Rated: 4.15 of 5 stars
    · 41 ratings
    1959 England. Laurel Nicholson is sixteen years old, dreaming alone in her childhood tree house during a family celebration at their home, Green Acres Farm. She spies a stranger coming up the long road to the farm and then observes her mother, Dorothy, speaking to him. And then she witnesses a crime.Fifty years later, Laurel is a successful and well-regarded actress, living in London...
  • The Venice Sketchbook by Rhys Bowen

    The Venice Sketchbook by Rhys Bowen

    Rated: 4.15 of 5 stars
    · 39 ratings
    Love and secrets collide in Venice during WWII in an enthralling novel of brief encounters and lasting romance by the New York Times bestselling author of The Tuscan Child and Above the Bay of Angels.Caroline Grant is struggling to accept the end of her marriage when she receives an unexpected bequest. Her beloved great-aunt Lettie leaves her a sketchbook, three keys, and a final whisper…Venice...
  • The Shell Seekers by Rosamunde Pilcher

    The Shell Seekers by Rosamunde Pilcher

    Rated: 4.17 of 5 stars
    · 30 ratings
    Rosamunde Pilcher's The Shell Seekers is "a huge warm saga...A deeply satisfying story written with love and confidence" (Maeve Binchy in The New York Times Book Review).An instant bestseller when it was first published, The Shell Seekers is an enduring classic which has touched the hearts of millions of readers worldwide...
    Categorized as:
    war  20th century  historical  contemporary  death  sports
  • Through The Storm by Maureen Lee

    Through The Storm by Maureen Lee

    Rated: 4.35 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Two years of war have taken a terrible toll on Pearl Street, Liverpool. German bombs have reduced some houses to rubble and most of the inhabitants have lost friends and family. While sisters Eileen and Sheila share the anxious burden of absent husbands, the conflict for others brings excitement and freedom...
    Categorized as:
    20th century  war  historical  contemporary
  • The Good Doctor of Warsaw by Elisabeth Gifford

    The Good Doctor of Warsaw by Elisabeth Gifford

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    Set in the ghettos of wartime Warsaw, this is a sweeping, poignant and heartbreaking tale, based on the true story of one of World War II's quiet heroes - Dr Janusz Korczak.'You do not leave a sick child alone to face the dark and you do not leave a child at a time like this.'Deeply in love and about to marry, students Misha and Sophia flee a Warsaw under Nazi occupation for a chance at freedom...
    Categorized as:
    war  20th century  historical  contemporary
  • The Shell Seekers by Rosamunde Pilcher

    The Shell Seekers by Rosamunde Pilcher

    Rated: 4.16 of 5 stars
    · 30 ratings
    The Shell Seekers is a novel of connection: of one family, and of the passions and heartbreak that have held them together for three generations. The Shell Seekers is filled with real people--mothers and daughters, husband and lovers--inspired with real values. The Shell Seekers centers on Penelope Keeling--a woman you'll always remember in world you'll never forget...
    Categorized as:
    20th century  war  historical  contemporary
  • Across the Winding River by Aimie K. Runyan

    Across the Winding River by Aimie K. Runyan

    Rated: 4.17 of 5 stars
    · 25 ratings
    A woman unlocks the mystery of her father’s wartime past in a moving novel about secrets, sacrifice, and the power of love by the bestselling author of Daughters of the Night Sky.Beth Cohen wants to make the most of the months she has left with her elderly father, Max...
  • Girls of Flight City by Lorraine Heath

    Girls of Flight City by Lorraine Heath

    Rated: 4.43 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    Inspired by true events, a breathtaking WWII historical novel about the brave American women who trained the British Royal Air Force, by New York Times bestselling author Lorraine Heath.1941. A talented flier, Jessie Lovelace yearns for a career in aviation...
  • The Far Pavilions by M.M. Kaye

    The Far Pavilions by M.M. Kaye

    Rated: 4.15 of 5 stars
    · 31 ratings
    Ashton, also known as Ashok, is born in India. His parents are an aristocratic English couple. When the boy is 6, cholera breaks out and kills everyone except for himself and his Hindu nurse. The nurse raises Ashton as her own son. He has a dark complexion, not so dark as the locals but enough to pass for one from the Northern parts of the country where people are paler...
  • Bluebird by Genevieve Graham

    Bluebird by Genevieve Graham

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    A dazzling novel set during the Great War and postwar Prohibition about a young nurse, a soldier, and a family secret that binds them together for generations to come—from USA TODAY and repeat #1 bestselling author Genevieve Graham...
    Categorized as:
    war  20th century  historical  contemporary
  • Bluebird by Genevieve Graham

    Bluebird by Genevieve Graham

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    A dazzling novel set during the Great War and postwar Prohibition about a young nurse, a soldier, and a family secret that binds them together for generations to come—from USA TODAY and repeat #1 bestselling author Genevieve Graham...
    Categorized as:
    war  20th century  historical  contemporary
  • Catching the Wind by Melanie Dobson

    Catching the Wind by Melanie Dobson

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    What happened to Brigitte Berthold? That question has haunted Daniel Knight since he was thirteen, when he and eleven-year-old Brigitte escaped the Gestapo agents who arrested both their parents. They survived a harrowing journey from Germany to England, only to be separated upon their arrival...
  • Hidden Among the Stars by Melanie Dobson

    Hidden Among the Stars by Melanie Dobson

    Rated: 4.23 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    From the award-winning author of Catching the Wind, which Publishers Weekly called “unforgettable” and a “must-read,” comes another gripping time-slip novel about hidden treasure, a castle, and ordinary people who resisted evil in their own extraordinary way...
  • The Lady Julia Grey Bundle by Deanna Raybourn

    The Lady Julia Grey Bundle by Deanna Raybourn

    Rated: 4.21 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    To say that I met Nicholas Brisbane over my husband's dead body is not entirely accurate. Edward, it should be noted, was still twitching on the floor. Starting with her husband's sudden death, Lady Julia Grey is swept into a world of mystery and deceit. It is also the world of the enigmatic and maddeningly attractive private investigator Nicholas Brisbane..
  • The Fortunate Ones by Catherine Hokin

    The Fortunate Ones by Catherine Hokin

    Rated: 4.19 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    Every day he stood exactly where he was directed. He listened for his number, shouted his answer in the freezing cold. He was ragged and he was starving, but he was alive. He was one of the fortunate ones whom fate had left standing. And he needed to stay that way. For Hannah. Berlin, 1941. Felix Thalberg, a printer’s apprentice, has the weight of the world on his shoulders...
    Categorized as:
    war  20th century  historical  contemporary
  • The Dowry Of Miss Lydia Clark by Lawana Blackwell

    The Dowry Of Miss Lydia Clark by Lawana Blackwell

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    Books 1-3 of The author Lawana Blackwell, The Gresham Chronicles, Bethany House...
  • The Memory of Us by Camille Di Maio

    The Memory of Us by Camille Di Maio

    Rated: 4.17 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    Julianne Westcott was living the kind of life that other Protestant girls in prewar Liverpool could only dream about: old money, silk ball gowns, and prominent young men lining up to escort her. But when she learns of a blind-and-deaf brother, institutionalized since birth, the illusion of her perfect life and family shatters around her...
    Categorized as:
    20th century  war  historical  contemporary
  • The Day the Germans Came by Ella Gyland

    The Day the Germans Came by Ella Gyland

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Inspired by the incredible true story of how the people of Denmark saved their Jewish neighbours during World War IIHelsingør, Denmark, 1943In the midst of the German occupation during World War II, Inger Bredahl joins the underground resistance and risks her life to save members of Denmark’s Jewish community and help them escape to Sweden...
  • The Seventh Gate by Richard Zimler

    The Seventh Gate by Richard Zimler

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Set in 1930s Berlin, during the Nazis' rise to power, 'The Seventh Gate' brings together Sophie Riedesel, an intelligent, artistic, and sexually adventurous 14-year-old with Isaac Zarco and his friends, most of whom are Jews, ex-circus performers and underground activists...
  • The Wicked One by Danelle Harmon

    The Wicked One by Danelle Harmon

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 15 ratings
    The bluest of blood; the boldest of hearts; the de Montforte brothers will take your breath away. Meet Lucien de Montforte ... The head of his noble family, the dark and dangerous Duke of Blackheath spends his time manipulating other lives without giving a thought to finding a wife of his own. Yet Lucien must admit he finds exquisite Eva de la Mouriére most intriguing...
  • The Lake House by Kate Morton

    The Lake House by Kate Morton

    Rated: 4.08 of 5 stars
    · 47 ratings
    An abandoned house...June 1933, and sixteen-year-old Alice Edevane is preparing for her family's Midsummer Eve party at their country home, Loeanneth. But by the time midnight strikes and fireworks light up the night skies, the Edevane family will have suffered a loss so great that they leave Loeanneth forever.A missing child..
  • No Angel by Penny Vincenzi

    No Angel by Penny Vincenzi

    Rated: 4.11 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    No Angel is an irresistibly sweeping saga of power, family politics, and passion-a riveting drama and a fervent love story. Celia Lytton is the beautiful and strong-willed daughter of wealthy aristocrats and she is used to getting her way...
  • Holding the Line by Jennifer Delamere

    Holding the Line by Jennifer Delamere

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Can she find the strength to heal the wounds of her past--and open her heart again?A widow at just thirty years of age, Rose Finlay is determined to put all ideas of marriage and family behind her and pursue an independent life. But when she notices a young woman about to be led astray by a roguish aristocrat, bitter memories from her past arise, and she feels compelled to intervene...
  • When We Left Cuba by Chanel Cleeton

    When We Left Cuba by Chanel Cleeton

    Rated: 4.13 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    Behind closed doors [?] · 19 ratings
    In 1960s Florida, a young Cuban exile will risk her life--and heart--to take back her country in this exhilarating historical novel from the author of Next Year in Havana, a Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick. Beautiful. Daring. Deadly. The Cuban Revolution took everything from sugar heiress Beatriz Perez--her family, her people, her country...
  • Virtue and Valor by Collette Cameron

    Virtue and Valor by Collette Cameron

    Rated: 4.29 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    Bartholomew Yancy never expected to inherit an English earldom and had no intention of marrying. Now, the Earl of Ramsbury and last in his line, he’s obligated to resign his position as England’s War Secretary, find a wife, and produce an heir. Only one woman holds the least appeal: Isobel Ferguson, an exquisite Scotswoman...
  • A Place Called Winter by Patrick Gale

    A Place Called Winter by Patrick Gale

    Rated: 4.12 of 5 stars
    · 20 ratings
    In the golden 1900s, Harry Cane, a shy, eligible gentleman of leisure is drawn from a life of quiet routine into courting and marrying Winnie, eldest daughter of the fatherless Wells clan, who are not quite as respectable as they would appear. They settle by the sea and have a daughter and conventional marriage does not seem such a tumultuous change after all...
    Categorized as:
    20th century  war  historical  m-m  contemporary
  • The Curator's Daughter by Melanie Dobson

    The Curator's Daughter by Melanie Dobson

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    A young girl, kidnapped on the eve of Word War II, changes the lives of a German archaeologist forced into the Nazi Party and--decades later--a researcher trying to overcome her own trauma.1940. Hanna Tillich cherishes her work as an archaeologist for the Third Reich, searching for the Holy Grail and other artifacts to bolster evidence of a master Aryan race...
  • The Ring by Danielle Steel

    The Ring by Danielle Steel

    Rated: 4.09 of 5 stars
    · 27 ratings
    In Germany engulfed by war and hatred, the  beautiful wife of an influential banker fell in love  with a German author. His Jewish heritage led them  both to death. The husband who survives her lives on  to protect her memory, and their children. And the  ring he passes on to his daughter, Ariana von  Gotthard, remains a bond of love between them...
  • The Pursuits of Lord Kit Cavanaugh by Stephanie Laurens

    The Pursuits of Lord Kit Cavanaugh by Stephanie Laurens

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 11 ratings
    Bold and clever, THE CAVANAUGHS are unlike any other family in early Victorian England. #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephanie Laurens continues to explore the enthralling world of these dynamic siblings in the eagerly anticipated second volume in her captivating series...
  • Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell

    Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell

    Rated: 4.08 of 5 stars
    · 35 ratings
    Wives and Daughters is a novel by Elizabeth Gaskell, first published in the Cornhill Magazine as a serial from August 1864 to January 1866. It was partly written whilst Gaskell was staying with the salon hostess Mary Elizabeth Mohl at her home on the Rue de Bac in Paris. When Mrs Gaskell died suddenly in 1865, it was not quite complete, and the last section was written by Frederick Greenwood...
    Categorized as:
    victorian  regency  historical  contemporary
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