The Girl From the Channel Islands [Book Review] #ThrowbackThursday #HistoricalFiction

The Girl From the Channel Islands by Jenny Lecoat

 Jenny Lecoat tells an engaging and unputdownable story of three amazing individuals during WWII.

The Girl From the Channel Islands by Jenny Lecoat (cover) Image: a woman stands in an open field beside a bicycle overlooking a small village and airplanes in the sky

Genre/Categories/Setting: Historical Fiction, WWII, Jewish, Channel Islands

Welcome to #ThrowBackThursday where I highlight an older review or post a current review of a backlist title. Today, I’m sharing an unputdownable histfic story from WWII, The Girl From the Channel Islands by Jenny Lecoat.

I’m linking up with Davida @ The Chocolate Lady’s Book Review Blog for #ThrowbackThursday.

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My Summary:

Trapped on Jersey!

In June of 1940, Hitler’s army takes possession of the Channel Islands. Cut off from all help, the residents grow increasingly desperate. Hedy, a young Jewish girl from Vienna, is trapped on Jersey with no escape. In desperation, Hedy begins to work for the Germans as a translator, and she meets a sympathetic German officer (although he doesn’t know her whole truth). As Hedy’s life is in more danger every day, she decides on a dangerous course of action in an attempt to save herself from deportation to a concentration camp.

Themes of friendship, bravery, taking risks, determination, loyalty, forbidden romance, and survival….

Continue here for my full review of The Girl From the Channel Islands…


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