Its Tuesday and welcome to my stop on the @suzyapprovedbooktours tour for The Last Correspondent!
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The Last Correspondent
SORAYA M. LANE
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“This is Soraya M. Lane at her finest.” – Literary Soirée
“This fast-paced narrative is packed with subterfuge, action, and romance.” – Historical Novel Society
When journalist Ella Franks is unmasked as a woman writing under a male pseudonym, she loses her job. But having risked everything to write, she refuses to be silenced and leaps at the chance to become a correspondent in war-torn France.
Already entrenched in the thoroughly male arena of war reporting is feisty American photojournalist Danni Bradford. Together with her best friend and partner, Andy, she is determined to cover the events unfolding in Normandy. And to discover the whereabouts of Andy’s flighty sister, Vogue model Chloe, who has followed a lover into the French Resistance.
When trailblazing efforts turn to tragedy, Danni, Ella and Chloe are drawn together, and soon form a formidable team. Each woman is determined to follow her dreams ‘no matter what’, and to make her voice heard over the noise of war.
Europe is a perilous place, with danger at every turn. They’ll need to rely on each other if they are to get their stories back, and themselves out alive. Will the adventure and love they find be worth the journey of their lives?
This book was received from the Author, and Publisher, in exchange for an honest review. Opinions and thoughts expressed in this review are completely my own.
This is a non spoiler review, because you as reader need to read this book. Also, I feel sometimes I have in the past gave away to much of the plot line. This has diminished the pleasure for would be readers
The Last Correspondent by Soraya M. Lane is an excellent historical fiction novel that is set during WWII. That is based on the real experiences of some of the female war correspondents who risked so much to get their stories and photographs to audiences back home.
Soraya M. Lane Newest novel is a riveting historical fiction that is an emotional, along with being a compelling well written book. It focuses on three courageous women whose paths cross in war-ravaged France during the time of the World War II.
Ella Franks is an American journalist who writes under a male pseudonym.
When her secret is discovered she out of a job. Taking her destiny in her own hands, she heads overseas determined to become a war correspondent.
Danni Bradford, a daring British photojournalist that has clawed her way up an all male dominated world of war reporting. Soon realizes that what she wants is just out of her grasp. Only male correspondents are allowed to cover the violent events in Normandy. Stopping at nothing she wants to be front and center at one the most horrific and electrifying events. She stops at nothing be apart of the delegation that will soon come to witness the bloody allied force landing on Omaha Beach.
She will soon learn that she will be left behind when only male correspondents are allowed to cover the unfolding events in Normandy. Stop at nothing to be part of the delegation that will witness the riveting landing at Omaha Beach.
Ella and Danni will meet Chloe, who happens to be the sister of Danni’s partner, Andy
The women’s three lives will be interwoven and their struggles and friendship is set to the backdrop of the turbulent World War II. Their paths will cross in the war-torn county of Nazi occupied France. Chloe finds her self caught up in the daring French resistance, her life is in constant danger.
This historical fiction the author meticulously weaves historical facts with her voice of fiction to create a moving and compassion storyline. The author uses multiple narration of the three main POV’s characters to add a well executed novel. Giving the reader an inside perspective of the gut wrenching elements that make up this fast moving survival story. These well drawn out female characters are three dimensional and you will soon find that they are strong willful. Taking their lives into their own hands as they take control over their own destinies. A faced moving novel with attention to atmospheric imagery as you follow these courageous women in war torn Europe.
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