The Secrets We kep by Lara Prescott. Audiobook review #AudiobookChallenge2020

Synopsis Secretaries turned spies, love and duty, and sacrifice—inspired by the true story of the CIA plot to infiltrate the hearts and minds of Soviet Russia, not with propaganda, but with the greatest love story of the twentieth century: Doctor Zhivago.At the height of the Cold War, two secretaries are pulled out of the typing pool […]

A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende #Review @PRHGlobal / @prhinternational #partner

Synopsis In the late 1930s, civil war grips Spain. When General Franco and his Fascists succeed in overthrowing the government, hundreds of thousands are forced to flee in a treacherous journey over the mountains to the French border. Among them is Roser, a pregnant young widow, who finds her life intertwined with that of Victor […]

Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys. Audiobook review. Funny, heartwarming, sad and frustrating in a good way! #2020AudiobookChallenge

Synopsis It’s 1950, and as the French Quarter of New Orleans simmers with secrets, seventeen-year-old Josie Moraine is silently stirring a pot of her own. Known among locals as the daughter of a brothel prostitute, Josie wants more out of life than the Big Easy has to offer. She devises a plan get out, but […]

Cilka’s Journey by Heather Morris. Review. When you just want to hug and protect your main character…

Synopsis In this follow-up to The Tattooist of Auschwitz, the author tells the story, based on a true one, of a woman who survives Auschwitz, only to find herself locked away again. Cilka Klein is 18 years old when Auschwitz-Birkenau is liberated by Soviet soldiers. But Cilka is one of the many women who is […]

The Lost Vintage by Ann Mah. Historical fiction. Audiobook #review

Synopsis Sweetbitter meets The Nightingale in this page-turning novel about a woman who returns to her family’s ancestral vineyard in Burgundy and unexpectedly uncovers a lost diary, an unknown relative, and a secret her family has been keeping since World War IITo become one of only a few hundred certified wine experts in the world, […]

The Huntress by Kate Quinn. Audiobook review. Historical. Brilliant and inspiring!

Synopsis From the author of the New York Times and USA Today bestselling novel, The Alice Network, comes another fascinating historical novel about a battle-haunted English journalist and a Russian female bomber pilot who join forces to track the Huntress, a Nazi war criminal gone to ground in America.In the aftermath of war, the hunter […]