Messenger of Truth: A Maisie Dobbs Novel

Messenger of Truth: A Maisie Dobbs NovelMessenger of Truth: A Maisie Dobbs Novel by Jacqueline Winspear
ISBN: 0805078983
Published by Henry Holt and Co. on August 22nd 2006
Genres: Fiction, Mystery & Detective
Pages: 322

Len's Summary: Murder at a convalescent home for disfigured British WWI veterans. Fourth in the Maisie Dobbs series about an English private detective who served as a nurse behind the Western Front.

Megiddo’s Shadow

Megiddo’s ShadowMegiddo’s Shadow by Arthur Gregory Slade
ISBN: 9780385747011
Published by Wendy Lamb Books on October 10th 2006
Genres: Young Adult, Animals, Military & Wars
Pages: 290

Len's Summary: For young adults. The story of a 16-year-old Canadian who, inspired by the deaths of his two brothers in WWI, enlists in the cavalry and is sent to fight in Palestine.

Severed Branch

Severed BranchSevered Branch by Andrew R. H. Mowatt
ISBN: 0595389945
Published by iUniverse on November 13th 2006
Genres: Fiction, Historical, War & Military
Pages: 320

Len's Summary: This story of the RFC’s air war in northern France moves back and forth from a present day protagonist to dream sequences, flashbacks to Royal Flying Corps aerial battles.

An Ace Minus One

An Ace Minus OneAn Ace Minus One by Timothy M. Morrisroe
ISBN: 0595391354
Published by iUniverse on August 22nd 2006
Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, War & Military
Pages: 620

Len's Summary: A novel of WWI in the air. A 14 year-old American flees home after killing a man, and finds himself in France first as an ambulance driver at Verdun and then as a volunteer in a French fighter squadron. Look for a review in Camaraderie.

By a Slow River: A Novel

By a Slow River: A NovelBy a Slow River: A Novel by Philippe Claudel, Hoyt Rogers
ISBN: 1400042801
Published by Knopf on December 18th 2007
Genres: Fiction
Pages: 208

Len's Summary: A French village policeman unravels the thicket of lies and deceit surrounding the 1917 death by strangulation of a young girl. Winner of the Prix Renaudot.

The Emperor’s Coloured Coat

The Emperor’s Coloured CoatThe Emperor's Coloured Coat by John Biggins
ISBN: 1590131088
Published by McBooks Press on May 1st 2006
Genres: Fiction, Sea Stories
Pages: 349

Len's Summary: The hapless Otto Prohaska, Hero of the Habsburg Empire almost, but not quite averts World War One. Second in a series; the third book, The Two-Headed Eagle, is coming soon.