Category Archives: military

January 17

Book review: The Cruel Romance: A Novel of Love and War, by Marina Osipova

The Cruel Romance: A Novel of Love and War, by Marina Osipova, is an excellently written story that draws the reader through every page of this bitter love story, set in World War II and post-war Russia.  It is the dramatic and realistic rendering of one young girl’s journey, through German occupation, to post-war trauma […]

January 15

Author Spotlight: Marina Osipova, author of The Cruel Romance

International Writers Inspiring Change (IWIC): Tell us about yourself … Marina: I was born in Germany and grew up in Russia where I graduated from The Moscow State Institute of History and Archives. I also have a diploma as a German language translator from the Moscow State Institute of Foreign Languages. I extensively traveled to […]

May 23

Feature Book News: “Surviving the Fatherland” by Annette Oppenlander wins a National Indie Excellence Award!

11th ANNUAL NATIONAL INDIE EXCELLENCE® AWARDS ANNOUNCED Local Author receives national recognition from the 11th Annual National Indie Excellence® Awards! Los Angeles: — The 11th Annual National Indie Excellence® Awards recognized ‘Surviving the Fatherland: A True Coming-of-age Love Story Set in WWII Germany’ by Annette Oppenlander in the category of ‘Faction’ as a winner in […]

May 14

IWIC Book Review: Closer Together by Juliet C.B. Aharoni … Book 2 in the “Together” adult romance series.

        Set in the late 1950’s in Israel, “Closer Together”, by Juliet C.B. Aharoni, takes us back to a time when post-war emotions are still raw, when a young couple caught in the middle of bitter resentment relocate to an air force base in the Israeli desert. There, Rosalind and Eyal must […]

May 05

IWIC Book Spotlight on “CLOSER TOGETHER” Book 2 in the “Together” adult romance series

In this remarkable sequel to “Together They Overcame“, Eyal and Rosalind piece their lives together as a married couple after the tragic accident that left Rosalind fighting for her life. Struggling to find herself as she slowly recovers, Rosalind returns home with a deeper awareness of what has been troubling her for so long. While […]

May 04

The Author Spotlight on Juliet C.B. Aharoni – author of “Closer Together” – Book 2 in the “Together” adult romance series

IWIC: Tell us about yourself. Juliet: In many ways, my Together series is autobiographical. Not the actual events, of course, but I came to Israel in the 50s from South Africa when I was seventeen, much like my heroine did. I was a high school teacher and an artist for many years. My mother is […]

May 01

IWIC Book Review of NADIA: POLAND (Book 1) – “A gut wrenching historical WWII romance that is haunting.”

NADID: POLAND, by author Lois Gerber is a gut wrenching historical WWII romance that is haunting. Set in Poland, as the Nazi invasion takes place, we follow the story of a young girl, Nadia, who lives just outside Warsaw. As the war advances, she begins to witness the horrors of the inhumanity against the Jews, […]

April 30

The Author Spotlight on Lois Gerber – author of “Nadia” Book One: Poland. A coming of age WWII historical romance

IWIC: Tell us about yourself. Lois: I’m a registered nurse specializing in community health. I believe in the spirit of community health nursing—its focus on wellness, relationships, families, and communities. My Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Pittsburgh and Master in Public Health degree and Specialist in Aging certificate from the […]

April 28

IWIC Book Spotlight on “Betrayed” – an historical WWII thriller

Berlin 1935 When her best friend, Rachel, is killed, Sabine is sure her brother Otto will soon find the murderer. A policeman inside the Regime, Otto has difficulty hiding his animosity to the Nazis, but even he is worried about Sabine’s relationship with Rachel’s brother, Ari, especially when Rachel’s death brings them closer together. But […]

April 27

The Author Spotlight on Carole McEntee-Taylor – author of “Betrayed” an historical WWII thriller!

IWIC: Tell us about yourself. Carole: I live in North Lincolnshire with my husband David now but was born in Hadleigh, Essex. My parents both loved books, my father read detective, adventure and espionage stories while my mother read historical fiction and romance, so I grew up with a passion for reading most genres and […]