Review: Where the Light Falls

Where the Light Falls by Allison Pataki and Owen Pataki Dial Press, 2017.  Hardcover, 384 pages. Where the Light Falls is the brainchild of collaboration between bestselling historical fiction writer Allison Pataki and her brother, Owen, a former Army officer.  It draws on Allison’s rich storytelling skills while using Owen’s idea and military knowledge.  Set…

Isolation, Part Deux

Back at the end of 2015 and start of 2016, my little part of the Midwest was majorly flooded out.  Well, April into May, it happened again.  So like in my previous post on the topic, entitled Isolation (and thus the inspiration for the title of this post), many roads were flooded out, including many…

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Review: Last Hope Island

Last Hope Island: How Nazi-Occupied Europe Joined Forces with Britain to Help Win World War II by Lynne Olson Random House, 2017.  Hardcover, 576 pages. Olson’s latest book about World War II focuses in on the stories about Occupied Europe, many lesser known.  The publication of this work excited me for just that reason when…