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WWII — Joyfully Jay

Review: Wehr Wolff Castle by B. Bentley Summers

Rating: 3.5 stars Buy Link: Amazon | iBooks | Amazon UK Length: Novel When newly trained American soldier Hagen Messer arrives in Britain, he is under the impression he will be using his German language skills to help the war effort against Adolf Hitler. Like the tides of war, however, plans change with little notice. Soon, Hagen […]

Review: My Name Was Karl by Daniel Mitton

Rating: 4.25 stars Buy Link: Amazon | iBooks | Amazon UK Length: Novella Karl Richter was twenty-one in 1945 when the German U-boat he served on as a radio operator received the transmission that the war was over and they should cease fire. The surrender message Karl then sent to an American destroyer on behalf […]

Review: Stag and Hound by Geonn Cannon

Rating: 3.75 stars Buy Link: Amazon | All Romance | Amazon UK Length: Novella The war has taken everything from Simon Loupin. The death of his lover in an attack on their Monthyon resistance cell and wolf pack left Simon empty and uninterested in anything other than getting drunk. But the war still rages around […]

Review: Right Here Waiting by K.E. Belledonne

Rating: 4.5 stars Buy Link: Amazon | All Romance | Amazon UK Length: Novel It’s 1942 and Ben is content with his job and his life with his love, Pete. When the two men collided while Pete was dog walking, they became inseparable immediately. Moving in together under the guise of roommates, the men give […]

Review: Another Place in Time Anthology

Rating: 4.5 stars Buy Links:  Amazon | All Romance | Amazon UK Length: Anthology Another Place in Time is a historical anthology featuring works by six fabulous authors and a forward by Alex Beecroft.  The editor notes that the anthology came about as she was previously not a historical reader, but upon discovering some wonderful works […]

Review: Unhinge the Universe by Aleksandr Voinov and L.A. Witt

Rating: 4.75 stars Buy Links:  Amazon | All Romance Length: Novel Give me one fixed point and a long enough lever, and I’ll unhinge the universe. — Archimedes December 1944 SS Lieutenant Hagen Friedrich parachutes into enemy territory in the French countryside, ready to meet up with his brother and a small band of soldiers for […]

Review: The Boys of Summer by Sarah Madison

Rating: 4.25 stars Buy Links:  Amazon | All Romance Length: Novel David McIntyre is a Hollywood location scout visiting Hawaii to check out some sites in the South Pacific. He has hired Rick Sutton, a local pilot, to take him around the various islands. From the start, David has had the hots for the sexy pilot, but […]

Review: Skybound by Aleksandr Voinov

Rating: 4.5 stars Buy Links:  Amazon | All Romance Length: Short Story “When he comes down again, his plane is steaming like a war horse.”  With that opening line, we are immediately immersed into the imagery of Germany  in 1945 in this story of love amidst war and two men finding each other against overwhelming odds. […]