Today marks the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I. On July 28, 1914, Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Many novels have been set in that time period and this week we will be highlighting a few of them.
The Star of Istanbul
By Robert Butler
“An exciting thriller with plenty of action, romance, and danger. . . . Fans of historical spy fiction will enjoy this fast-paced journey through a world at war.” ~Library Journal
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The Steady Running of the Hour: a novel
By Justin Go
“In this mesmerizing debut, a young American discovers he may be heir to the unclaimed estate of an English World War I officer, which launches him on a quest across Europe to uncover the elusive truth.” ~Amazon.com
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The Girl You Left Behind
By Jojo Moyes
“In her latest heart tugger, Jojo Moyes deftly weaves the story of newlyweds in WWI France with that of a young widow in today’s London.” ~Parade
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