World War Two Fiction

The Japanese Lover Isabel Allende

THE JAPANESE LOVER is a touching love story with an extraordinary secret that has endured for decades. The backdrop concerns internment camps that sprung up with the beginning of World War Two.

 

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Everyone Brave is Forgiven Chris Cleave

EVERYONE BRAVE IS FORGIVEN is set in London at the beginning of World War II, and tells the little known story of teachers sending their pupils to rural areas to protect them from Nazi air raids in London - the light skin children, that is. There is also a wartime story of romance and loss. The book is inspired by the...

City of Women David R. Gillham

CITY OF WOMEN is an extraordinary story of ordinary Germans attempting to live and survive in war-torn Berlin in 1943. Life and death choices conflict with right and wrong every day. This is a true page-turner.

 

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Wherever There Is Light Peter Golden

WHEREVER THERE IS LIGHT is based on the true story of traditionally African-American colleges rescuing Jewish German professors and bringing them to the United States to teach. One such fictionalized case is presented with the faculty member's son falling in love with the university president's daughter. During those...

The Nightingale Kristin Hannah

THE NIGHTINGALE was named Book of the Year by many media outlets. This is one of the most powerful stories we've read and found it mesmerizing in describing the resilience of the human spirit during the horrifying years in occupied France during World War Two.

 

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The Nightingale Kristin Hannah

THE NIGHTINGALE was named Book of the Year by many media outlets. This is one of the most powerful stories we've read and found it mesmerizing in describing the resilience of the human spirit during the horrifying years in occupied France during World War Two.

 

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Come Landfall: A Novel Roy Hoffman

COME LANDFALL was inspired by true events, it is a story of hurricanes, immigrants, war, loss and renewal.

 

THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Roy Hoffman on the title page at the store. It is a new, unread first edition opened only for signing. Published in April, 2014 by University...

The Chilbury Ladies' Choir Jennifer Ryan

THE CHILBURY LADIES' CHOIR is a wonderful look at the indomitable spirit of the women of a small English town at the beginning of World War Two. After defying the Vicar's closing of the choir, these brave gals face serious questions concerning a Jewish refugee, and other matters of life and death.

 

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The Women in the Castle Jessica Shattuck

THE WOMEN IN THE CASTLE is one of the great World War Two novels that gives the reader a new perspective - from three German women of different political persuasions surviving unimaginable hardships.

 

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