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Book: The Liberty Bodice [Kindle edition] by Joy M. Lilley
Gloria Harris is born in Market Harborough in the United Kingdom, in 1922. She spends the first few years of life living with her parents and grandfather. Her siblings, an older sister and twin brothers, also share the household. The relationship between Gloria and her mother is strained much of the time. The early days of her life are spent in considerable poverty, so much so that Gloria and her [...]
 
Book: The Frenchman's Daughters by Paul Sinkinson
The daughters of a French railway engineer are thrown together, with a number of British and French soldiers, in the aftermath and turmoil of events that followed the Dunkirk evacuation in 1940. Following an emotional and traumatic escape from the advancing German forces they arrive in England. As a result of their experiences, and the manner that they combated the Nazi regime, the three sisters, [...]
 
Book: The Liberty Bodice [Paperback] by Joy M. Lilley
The story tells of the courage,tenacity and strength of character of a young woman,Gloria.She has a penchant for languages being especially fluent in French and German. She joins the Special operations executive [S.O.E.] After the grueling training to become an agent, she is parachuted into France to work alongside the French Resistance.Following a number of successful operations Gloria is [...]
 
Book: Inspired by Paris - Why Borrowing from the French Is Better Than Being French by Jordan Phillips
Part travel narrative and part lifestyle guide Inspired by Paris Why Borrowing from the French Is Better Than Being French is a must read for anyone who s ever dreamed about traveling to or living in France Author Jordan Phillips is a bona fide Francophile Just show her a wedge of oozy French cheese or a slightly dilapidated Mansard roof and she ll swoon every time Before moving to New York [...]
 
Book: Flawless (Jewel of the Night) by Jana Richards
Jewels of the Night Series - France, 1942. The world is at war. The Nazis have stolen the infamous blue diamond, Le Coeur Bleu, intending to barter it for weapons that will destroy the Allies. Jewel thief Hunter Smith is given a choice: help the French Resistance steal back the diamond and avenge the death of his best friend, or stay locked up in an English prison. He chooses revenge. Resistance [...]
 
Book: How Angels Die by David-Michael Harding
In the darkest days of World War II, when France found itself at the mercy of a brutal dictator, the frontlines of resistance may just have been in the grasp of a few good women. How Angels Die, the epic work of historical fiction by author David-Michael Harding, delivers a highly inventive and uncommon take on the French Resistance that is certain to appeal to anyone who relishes a blood-pumping [...]
 
Book: A Kid's Guide to France by Jack L. Roberts
"A Kid's Guide to France" takes young readers on a fascinating trip to one of the oldest nation's on Earth and a leader in all aspects of culture - from fashion to food to literature. This easy-to-read book with its full-color photographs, informational charts and maps, and fun Did You Know facts is designed to bring France to life for young readers. A Kid's Guide to France is part of "A Kid's [...]
 
Book: The Woman Who Loved Too Well (Marc & Simone Series) by David Orsini
In the summer of 1942, Marc Roussillon, a heroic French pilot flying with the RAF, draws his wife Simone into a plot to save his best friend Jean-Claude, who has been captured by the Germans. Aware of her influence upon Gerhard Hauptmann, a German officer, Marc urges Simone to persuade Gerhard to help her set Jean-Claude free. But, unknown to Marc, Gerhard agrees to help her only if she will [...]
 
Book: Diamonds For The Wolf (Jack Renouf Book 3) by John F. Hanley
It's October 1940 - You're 20 and still in love - Your island home is now occupied by the Germans - Caroline is in their hands and Rachel is trapped in France - Your best friend, Saul, works for Naval Intelligence - His boss is Lieutenant Commander Ian Fleming - His job is to set Europe ablaze - You've been training as a commando - You know how to start fires - You're Jack Renouf and - You're [...]
 
Book: A Very French Affair by Faith Mortimer
A VERY FRENCH AFFAIR - We've all seen those three little words...je t'aime ...but will this be the case for Margaret? When Margaret discovers her fiance is cheating on her, she leaves England in search of a new life and a new dream. Beautiful yet self-effacing, Margaret is determined to put romance out of her life and avoid forming personal ties. On the beautiful French south coast, Margaret [...]
 
Book: A Tainted Dawn - The Great War (1792-1815) by B. N. Peacock
August 1789. The Rights of Man. Liberty. Equality. Idealism. Patriotism. A new age dawns. And yet, old hostilities persist: England and Spain are on the brink of war. France, allied by treaty with Spain, readies her warships. Three youths - the son of an English carpenter, the son of a naval captain, and the son of a French court tailor - meet in London, a chance encounter that entwines their [...]
 
Book: The French Letter King by Thea Hartley
Tommy Horton arrived in Merthyr Tydfil in 1900, from the pit village of Sengenydd, determined to make his fortune. He became a costermonger, ventured into scrap metal and pawn broking; spent time in jail; started a boxing stable; bought a football club and, his greatest achievement, opened a rubber factory to make "French letters." Tom led a colourful life, which was reflected in both [...]
 
Book: Our frugal summer in Charente - An Expat's Kitchen Garden Journal by Sarah Jane Butfield
NEW SECOND EDITION - OCTOBER 2016 - Our Frugal Summer In Charente: An Expat's Kitchen Garden Journal - nominated as one of the 'Top 50 Self-Published Books Worth Reading' in the Read Freely Awards 2015. Amazon Reader Review quote: "5 stars for Our frugal summer. I am a foodie!! .loved this book inciting her frugal lifestyle, with superb recipes and life in charente. a must read. by angela." Meet [...]
 
Book: Secrets of The French Letter King (The 'French Letter' trilogy Book 2) by Thea Hartley
This is the second book in the "French Letter" trilogy. At first, I only intended to write the one book "The French Letter King", which was a biography about my grandfather, Tommy 'Tom' Horton and which also introduced his son, Ron, my father. However, following its publication and good reception by readers, I was asked to write a sequel, as people wanted to know what happened next? I carried out [...]
 
Book: A Plane Tree in Provence by Arlene Rains Graber
Five women, four young forty-year-old plus one matron or sixty-one, take a life-changing three-week holiday to Provence, France. Each is anxious to escape from their robotic lives in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. Adventures and conflicts emerge as the five wind their way through Provence and conclude each day around the large plane tree at their rented farmhouse, with spirited conversation and a [...]
 
Book: French Illusions - My Story as an American Au Pair in the Loire Valley by Linda Kovic-Skow
"This is a wonderful debut memoir, made much more appealing because it is true. A well written, fast-paced book enhanced by sprinkles of French..." A futile lie. She doesn't speak French. She knows she will be caught. It's 1979 and twenty-one-year-old Linda needs to learn a language fast in order to fulfill her lofty dreams. Broke yet determined, she pushes aside feelings of guilt, pretends to [...]
 
Book: City of Spirits (French Quarter Mystery Book 2) by Eric Wilder
PERFECT MIXTURE OF MYSTERY AND THE PARANORMAL - In the most haunted and forbidden city on earth, no one disregards the supernatural, especially during the madness of Mardi Gras. P.I. Wyatt Thomas has a rich new client that wants him to prove he isn't a passeblanc a person of black heritage attempting to pass as white. Wyatt falls hard for the man's daughter, a supermodel named Desire with a twin [...]
 
Book: Big Easy (French Quarter Mystery Book 1) by Eric Wilder
PERFECT MIXTURE OF MYSTERY, SUSPENSE AND THE PARANORMAL. In the most haunted and forbidden city on earth, police can't afford to disregard the supernatural. When it becomes apparent to N.O.P.D. homicide detective Tony Nicosia that the recent killing of panhandlers is related to voodoo, he turns to the one person he knows that can help him Wyatt Thomas, the French Quarter's favorite private [...]
 
Book: Primal Creatures (French Quarter Mystery Book 3) by Eric Wilder
PERFECT MIXTURE OF MYSTERY AND THE PARANORMAL - In the most haunted and forbidden city on earth, no one disregards the supernatural, especially P.I. Wyatt Thomas and his business partner voodoo mambo Mama Mulate. When a famous movie producer hires Wyatt to investigate a heinous death on an island resort for actors, artists, and writers, he thinks he's earned a paid vacation. Strange monks, Cajun [...]
 
Book: The Fall Of The French Letter King (The 'French Letter' trilogy Book 3) by Thea Hartley
This is the final book in the "French Letter" trilogy. The haunting story of the third generation of Hortons. Ron goes into decline as his business fails and his daughter Thea tries to overcome the traumas and abuse which shape her life. A story of heartache, tragic secrets, and the courage to fight back against all odds. This book also provides an insight into the rubber factory and the culture [...]
 
Book: Stolen Five Times by John Swisher
Stolen Five Times begins with a documented treasure stolen in Greece during WWII. We follow Franko and Jovan, two German soldiers, as they try to escape from Greece after stealing part of the treasure. They have to navigate back roads, hostile villagers and encounters with the Greek resistance. James, an expat from the U.S. in 2010, is drawn into a search for the treasure after receiving a [...]
 
Book: Baudelaire's Revenge - A Novel by Bob Van Laerhoven
Winner of the Hercule Poirot Prize for Best Crime Novel - Winner of the USA Best Book Award 2014 in the category Fiction: mystery/suspense "A decadent tale. Commissioner Lefevre's philosophical discussions with artists and poets and a creepy Belgian dwarf are fascinating."--Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review It is 1870, and Paris is in turmoil. As the social and political turbulence [...]
 
Book: Tom - A Life Saved ~ Lives Lost! by Goffinet McLaren
In the middle of the night you bail out of your stricken plane over Nazi occupied Europe during WWII. You don't know if you've landed in Germany, or somewhere else. A local farmer comes along. He doesn't know if you are a Nazi, posing as an Allied airman; You don't know if he is a member of the Resistance who might help you. Later, hiding in a Resistor's safe-house, imagine your fear at the sound [...]
 
Book: In The Blood Of The Greeks (Intertwined Souls Series Book 1) by Mary D. Brooks
Forbidden love, heart racing suspense, an epic tale set in war-ravaged Greece. Two women -- one a German officer's daughter, the other a young Greek woman filled with fury -- race against time to help Jews escape a Greek town during World War II. They are moments from death if their clandestine operation is exposed. Eva and Zoe should be enemies but fate brings them together to work as a team to [...]
 
Book: The Havenshire Resistance (Heirs to the Throne - Book 2) by Diane Rapp
"The planet Drako is inhabited by space travelers who over time regressed to a feudal society where previous technology is outlawed, until a new generation of human visitors, including a psychopath bent on total domination, change the status quo. Good might triumph over evil, but it is taking years to accomplish within the framework of the existing society. The struggle presents reminders from [...]
 
Book: No Tears Tomorrow by Tony Nash
From Norfolk to Normandy - a family goes to war. The 16-year old twins, David and Emma, in the carefree world of the mid-30s, joke about becoming spies. To Commander Gregory, head of what will become the SOE, espionage is no joke, and he already has his eye on them. Despite strong opposition from their father, they and their younger brother, James, and their Belgian friend, Nicole, become major [...]
 
Book: Ultras - Effect of the Sky Canopy (The Post Apocalyptic Superheroes) by Travis Lefelhoc
In the near future, nightmarish creatures called Ferals have overrun the planet, pushing humanity to the brink of annihilation. But in the post apocalyptic turmoil, something unexpected happened. A small number of humans have transcended, giving them a rare trait to access the full capacity of the brain. Scientists believe that these Ultra humans may be a way for the resistance to fight back. A [...]
 
Book: The Last Resistance - Dragon Tomb by Ricardo Alexanders
Set in World War II China, fantasy author Ricardo Alexanders takes you on an action-packed thrill ride full of twists and turns in DRAGON TOMB. While defending his country against Japanese invasion, archaeologist Chuan-Jay Hoo is taken as a prisoner of war when a behind-enemy-lines rescue mission goes horribly wrong. His captors force him to take part in the excavation of an ancient tomb, a [...]
 
Book: The Reckoning: A story of Revenge, Resistance and Resolve (Ben Coverdale Book 3) by Glyn Smith-Wild
This book contains scenes of a sexual nature. "Glyn Smith-Wild provides a taut and subtlety written mystery that allows the reader's imagination to be engaged, and in all honesty, what more can you ask for?" This third instalment in the Ben Coverdale series begins as Mary recovers from a knife attack, that Ben is convinced was orchestrated by her ex-lover, Donald. While he is certain of his [...]
 
Book: Separation (Lives Apart - A World War Two Chronicle Book 1) by Carole McEntee-Taylor
While the Germans overrun Europe and threaten to invade Britain in the early months of the war, the lives of several individuals and their families are changed forever. Joe Price: A young soldier, newly called up and recently engaged, should be safe in Suffolk, but instead finds himself in France, fighting the Germans in the Battle for Calais. Peggy Cooper: Joe's fiancee and trainee nurse, faces [...]
 
Book: Vanished in Berlin by Gry Finsnes
If you love two countries and they go to war with each other, which one do you choose to fight for? The German musician Friedrich is in Norway with his Norwegian girlfriend Ellen when Hitler attacks in April 1940. They flee together from Oslo but happen to find themselves very close to the fighting. Their dilemma is that both like Germany but not the Nazis, and Friedrich does not want to fight. [...]
 
Book: Make Fitness A Priority - How to win the fight against your excuses by Chad Austin
If I asked you what are your top priorities in life, how would you answer? I think most people would answer by saying family and career. Everyone sees health and fitness as something that is important, but we always seem to put it off until later. We all have obstacles in our lives that we use as excuses as to why we can't make our own health a priority at the moment. We use these obstacles as [...]
 
Book: Hills of the Tigers by Richard French
An artist rises above war and the perils of a competitive city to find love and do work that stands out. "The Hills of the Tigers" takes place in two different environments. In the even-numbered chapters, the painter Carl Norberg writes about his experiences as a soldier in the American army during a war in an Asian nation called Kulon. He decided when he was in high school that he wanted to work [...]
 
Book: The Pilhannaw by Richard French
Late in his life, a 17th century governor works to free his colony from a blast of witchcraft hysteria Mid-17th century North America. Simon Willoughby, who has been governor of Sagadac for most of its 19-year existence, takes on the greatest challenge of his life when he decides to thwart a wave of witchcraft hysteria that washes through the colony. He faces a powerful opponent.. Hugh Ridley, [...]
 
Book: Pata-Pata [soft footsteps] by Temba Magorimbo
It all goes wrong from the moment Sandra decides to assist her mentor and fellow former co-worker Stephanie who is catering for a Couples Fellowship. They met in teacher's college, graduated in separate years but formed a strong bond. They all taught Home Economics at high school. Stephanie has to sell her business at all costs with Sandra's assistance. She trusts Sandra a lot. The fellowship [...]
 
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