Mademoiselle Chanel by C.W. Gortner

Mademoiselle Chanel - Fascinating portrayal of Coco Chanel. Mademoiselle Chanel is a historical fiction novel about the renowned designer, Coco Chanel.  The story begins with the death of Coco's mother when she was a young girl.  Left with five children to care for,...

The Song of Hartgrove Hall

The Song of Hartgrove Hall - A tale of family, love and music. The Song of Hartgrove Hall by Natasha Solomons is a story of a family in England from post WWII through modern times.  At the center of the story are three brothers: Jack, Harry and George who live in a...

Everyone Brave is Forgiven by Chris Cleave

Everyone Brave is Forgiven - Unique tale of WWII. Everyone Brave is Forgiven is a unique tale of WWII set in London.  As the men are called up to enlist, Mary North wants to do her part too.  When she volunteers to help the war effort, she's assigned as a school...

The Night Watch by Sarah Waters

The Night Watch - Provocative WWII fiction. The Night Watch is a provocative WWII story set in London.  The tale follows four women whose lives are connected by tragedy and love.  Kay is an ambulance driver who responds to devastating scenes where bombings have...

The Orphan’s Tale by Pam Jenoff

The Orphan's Tale - Unique WWII Fiction. The Orphan's Tale is a unique story of WWII that takes place in a German circus.  Noa is cast out of her home when she becomes pregnant by a Nazi soldier.  Her baby is cruelly taken from her and she ends up working at a train...

The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure

The Paris Architect - Suspenseful World War II Fiction. The Paris Architect is a suspenseful tale set in German-occupied France during World War II.  Lucien is an architect who is having trouble making ends meet ever since the Germans took over Paris.  When a French...