The Great and Holy War: How World War I Became a Religious Crusade

The Great and Holy War: How World War I Became a Religious CrusadeThe Great and Holy War: How World War I Became a Religious Crusade by Philip Jenkins
ISBN: 9780062105103
Published by Harper Collins on April 29th 2014
Genres: Religion, Military
Pages: 448

Len's Summary: Clergy and theologians on all sides evoke the wrath of God to smite their Godless foes. WWI as a thoroughly religious event complete with a pseudo-crusade in the Holy Land and a jihad declared by the Ottoman sultan.

The Mapping of Love and Death: A Maisie Dobbs Novel

The Mapping of Love and Death: A Maisie Dobbs NovelThe Mapping of Love and Death: A Maisie Dobbs Novel by Jacqueline Winspear
ISBN: 9780061727665
Published by Harper Collins on 2010
Genres: Fiction, Mystery & Detective, Women Sleuths, Historical
Pages: 338

Len's Summary: Set in 1932, this is the seventh novel in the Maisie Dobbs series in which Maisie, a former WWI VAD, investigates the mysterious death of an American cartographer believed killed in battle. Winspear’s sixth Maisie Dobbs novel, Among the Dead, was published in 2009.

A Lonely Death: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery

A Lonely Death: An Inspector Ian Rutledge MysteryA Lonely Death: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery by Charles Todd
ISBN: 9780062034687
Published by Harper Collins on January 4th 2011
Genres: Fiction, Mystery & Detective, General
Pages: 368

Len's Summary: Shell shocked Scotland Yard detective Ian Rutledge returns to solve a triple homicide. Charles Todd is a pseudonym for the mother-son writing team of Charles and Caroline Todd.

Baptism Of Fire

Baptism Of FireBaptism Of Fire by Nathan M Greenfield
ISBN: 0002007274
Published by Harper Collins on October 4th 2007
Genres: Canada, General, World War I
Pages: 480

Len's Summary: Examination of the untried Canadian First Division’s first engagement, the Second Battle of Ypres, 1915, with particular focus on the earliest major use of gas on the Western Front. Draws on the testimony of soldiers on both sides.