Sunday, August 9, 2015

Nancy Drew meets WWII -- Through Waters Deep

I have enjoyed each of Sarah Sundin's WWII novels that I have had the chance to read -- but Through Waters Deep is definitely my favorite.

As always, Sarah provides credible WWII descriptions and details in a way that provides a history lesson in the wrappings of an intriguing story.  In this story, she masterfully weaves together elements that are romantic, suspenseful, dangerous, serious, and fun.  Her characters are sometimes transparent and simple and oftentimes complex.  Many twists and turns along the way help maintain an exciting pace.

If you enjoy a good "who-dun-it" with a taste of Nancy Drew, if you are a sucker for a great love story whose outcome you can't be sure of until the very end, or if you appreciate well-written authentic WWII history, Through Waters Deep is a great choice for you.

Thanks to Litfuse Publicity Group for providing a copy of this book in exchange for my honest review.

See what other readers think about Through Waters Deep here.

About the Book:

It is 1941 and America teeters on the brink of war.

Outgoing naval officer Ensign Jim Avery escorts British convoys across the North Atlantic in a brand-new destroyer, the USS Atwood. Back on shore, Boston Navy Yard secretary Mary Stirling does her work quietly and efficiently, happy to be out of the limelight. Yet, despite her reserved nature, she never could back down from a challenge. When evidence of sabotage on the Atwood is found, Jim and Mary must work together to uncover the culprit. A bewildering maze of suspects emerges, and Mary is dismayed to find that even someone close to her is under suspicion. With the increasing pressure, Jim and Mary find that many new challenges---and dangers---await them.

Sarah Sundin takes readers to the tense months before the US entered WWII. Readers will encounter German U-boats and torpedoes, along with the explosive power of true love, in this hopeful and romantic story.

About the Author:

Sarah Sundin is the author of With Every Letter, On Distant Shores, In Perfect Time, and the Wings of Glory series. In 2014, On Distant Shores was a finalist for the Golden Scroll Awards from both AWSA and the Christian Authors Network. In 2011, Sarah received the Writer of the Year Award at the Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference. A graduate of UC San Francisco School of Pharmacy, she works on call as a hospital pharmacist. During WWII, her grandfather served as a pharmacist's mate (medic) in the Navy and her great-uncle flew with the US Eighth Air Force in England. Sarah lives in California with her husband and three children.

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1 comment:

  1. Thank you for the lovely review, Pam! I'm glad you enjoyed Jim & Mary's story!