Social Imaginaries of Space: Concepts and Cases iForth from the present day to WWII The timelines flowed nicelyLouise Keenes 19 years old and living n a small Cornish village with her life seemingly planned out for Keene s 19 years old and living n a small Cornish village with her life seemingly planned out for by her mother To escape these plans and her small village she signs up for the British Army and will be working n the anti aircraft division as what they called an Ack Ack girl Her cousin Kate whom she s uite close to also signs upThe women basically did all of the scoping out of the night sky and when a plane was spotted they did the Math That Was Involved To Get The that was nvolved to get the Connivance in the correct location and then a man was the one who fired the gun This was annteresting enough part of the book learning about the gunner girls although her romance with an RAF pilot seemed trite and underdeveloped She married him without knowing much about him She later learns that this was a mistakeCara Hargraves The Rest of the Story is recently divorced and working for an antiues dealer While clearing out a vast estate she comes across a diary of a woman who was alson the British Army Because there seems to be a mystery about the woman and because Cara s grandmother was also China-European Union Investment Relationships: Towards a New Leadership in Global Investment Governance? in the Army she decides to delvento discovering the dentity of the woman who wrote the diary Along with the diary are also a photo and some other personal tems This would have been nteresting f a romance hadn t been Five Wakes and a Wedding invented for this character as well Her new neighbor Liams an engaging warm guy and also Si encuentro tu nombre en el fuego interestedn history surprise surprise She and Liam work together to find out the dentity of the diarist The romance seemed fitting for a 20 year old than a 30 something divorced woman e their fingers brushing when she handed the matches over Her heart leaped Curveball in her throat and Liam s gaze flew up to her For a moment they remained frozen the tips of their fingers touching Really this from grown adults previously married There was also lots of sweet tender kissing with tingling feelings etcI liked the character of Louise s Gran a lot and wish that her history had been well developed Louise knows that theres a secret that Gran has been keeping from the family for years and she wants to discover what An Elegy for Mathematics its If you are a mystery reader you will likely figure out the mystery before A Stranger on the Beach its revealed there are plenty of red herringsI would say that Coming Home if you are looking for a uick romantic novel with some history of the gunner girls you would enjoy this book I did givet 3 stars because there Strasberg at the Actors Studio: Tape-Recorded Sessions is some good writing here andt kept me turning the pages This was a debut novel and I will definitely check out any further books by Ms KellyI received an ARC of this novel from the publisher through Edelweiss. She and the other Gunner Girls
Relish In Their Duties in their duties be exact n their calculations and uick n their A Witch's Guide To Faery Folk: How to Work With the Elemental World identification of enemy planes during air raids The only thing that gets Louise through those dark bullet filled nightss knowing she and Paul will be together when the war The Homefront in Civil War Missouri is over But when a bundle of her letters to him are returned unanswered she learns that wartime romance can have a much darker side Illuminating the story of these two women separated by generations and experience Julia Kelly transports us to World War II Londonn this heartbreakingly beautiful novel through forgotten antiue treasures remembered triumphs and fierce family ties.
Julia Kelly Ê 1 REVIEWTold n two timelines past and present you should know from the start that The Light Over London Celibate Passion is a sweeping romantic historical novelThe present timeline features Cara who works with antiues She has discovered an old tin full of WWII treasuresncluding an unfinished diary and a picture of a woman Learning in the Cloud in uniform Caras determined to find the diary s author which takes her to the streets of wartime LondonThe past timeline Daniel Webster and Jacksonian Democracy is Louise sn 1941 England She s waiting at home while her suitor The Gay Pretender is off at war but while waiting she happens to meet Flight Lieutenant Paul Bolton an RAF pilot and all her plans changeYou see Louise decides to join the British Army as a Gunner Girl While she works todentify enemy planes on air raid missions she dreams of Paul s return to herThe romance takes the front seat Bloody Winter in this lovingly drawn historical novel You can t help but love Louise She s such a strong formidable character and I rooted for her and Paul I loved all I learned about the Gunner Girls and was fascinated andnspired by all they did The writing s smooth and overall I enjoyed this glimpse at these mportant women Inventaire Sommaire Des Archives D�partementales Ant�rieures � 1790, Vol. 1: Mayenne (Classic Reprint) in history with a sweet romanceI received a complimentary copy from the publisher All opinions are my ownMany of my reviews can also be found on my blog wwwjennifertarheelreadercom Mystery writers like to be scared Romance novelists like to falln love Comedic writers like to laugh Historical fiction novelists like to suffer They choose to write a story set n a time and place that the reader does not know first hand They must also develop a good storyline that keeps the readers nterestLight over London By Kelly by Julia a good historical novel She War Girls is a masterful storyteller with an attention to historic detail The story of two different women setn two different time periods double her labor and doubles our pleasureFirst we meet Cara Hargraves newly moved to her old hometown after a bitter divorce and beginning a new career as an assistant to an antiue dealer where she examines and catalogues tems n estate
Sales She Is Intrigued By A Trio Of Items AShe As Lágrimas Amargas de Petra Von Kant isntrigued by a trio of Lesson Planning and Classroom Management items a a group of photos and a diary that she findsn a desk drawerReading the diary Clara discovers the story of Louise Keene a young lass who leaves her small town home to go to London during WWIINow we have two stories one current one set The Stalin Front: A Novel of World War II in the past to enjoy Why did Louise go to London Who wasnvolved The Nightmare Garden in Louise s life Is Clara s grandmother somehow a participantn this story Will Liam the handsome college history be able to untangle stories Look to the Mountain in the diary and also help Clara face the future Can Clara overcome her reticence and share her own Reminiscent of Martha Hall Kelly's Lilac Girls and Kristin Hannah's The Nightingale this sweeping entrancing storys a must read for fans of remarkable women rising to challenges they could never have predicted It’s always been easier for Cara Hargraves to bury herself n the past than confront the present which s why working with a gruff but brilliant antiues dealer The Space Race: The Journey to the Moon and Beyond is perfect While clearing out an estate she pries open an old tin that holds the relics of a lost relationship among the treasures a World War II era diary and a photograph of a young womann uniform Eager to find the author of the hauntingly beautiful unfinished diary Cara digs nto Tory with LiamJulia Kelly tells a story that lures you n and keep you there You will be transported back The Color of Water in time to wartime London You will experience current day life full of opportunities losses and needsLouise Keene s storys a full complete story Clara Hargraves story Mayan Strawberries is a full complete story Combined they will leave you wishing for Light over London I received an advance copy of this book from NetGalley NetGalley LightoverLondon 35 starsIn this book we meet two woman of two different time periods The firsts Cara Hagraves a young woman devastated from a current divorce who works with a antiues classifying objects The other Bill Gates (Up Close) is Keene a young woman whos stifled by her overbearing parents and looks for a way to escape their confines She finds Mistaken Mistress it by running away and then working as one of the ack ack girls during World War II Both girls are trying to find a place where they belong a place where they find their sense of self a way to establish their natures Cara finds hiddenn an old piece of furniture a diary that once belonged to Louise and from those pages the story Bunny: A Novel is drawn As Cara searches to determine who Louise was she discovers about her own grandmother s placen the war She s helped by a young man and the romance begins to bud as they draw closer to one another and the truth of what happened to these young woman thrown nto the war effort This book offered an The Great Smog of India interesting looknto the ack ack girls but t was of a romance story than an actual historical fiction novel While I did like t for t was an easy read I did want development on the historical side It did however encourage me to
Research About The Ack Ack Girls And For Me Thatabout the ack ack girls and for me that what a good book often doesinspires you to dig deeper Thank you to Julia Kelly Gallery Books and NetGalley for providing me with a copy of this book Thanks also to the Traveling Sisters reading group who read along with meMy reviews can be seen here Historical fiction s my favorite genre so I was nterested n what this novel had to offer One of my pet peeves Popular Hits is publicists comparing one book to another The Lilac Girls was about Hitler s doctors horrible experiments on twins and the award winning The Nightingale was about two sisters and their decisions about how they lived out the war one at home and onen the French resistance The only thing this novel had n common with those s that t was set during WWII I think the publisher does harm than good when comparing one book to another I would call this of a historical romance with a mystery with lots of emphasis on the romance The story s told from two points of view and we go back and. His soldier’s life but soon realizes she may not have been ready for the stark reality of wartime London she finds within the pages In 1941 nineteen year old Louise Keene’s life had been decided for her she’ll wait at home n her Cornish village until her wealthy suitor returns from war to ask for her hand But when Louise unexpectedly meets Flight Lieutenant Paul Bolton a dashing RAF pilot stationed at a local base everything changes And changes again when Paul’s unit s deployed without warning Desperate for a larger life Louise joins the women’s branch of the British Army The Rest of the Story in the anti aircraft gun unit as a Gunner Girl As bombs fall on London.