Wickwythe Hall

CD - unabridged
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Product Number: DD40311
Released: Aug 28, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781982556396
Narrator/s: Sarah Nichols
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May 1940. Hitler invades France, a move that threatens all of Europe, and three lives intersect at Wickwythe Hall, an opulent estate in the English countryside-a beautiful French refugee, a take-charge American heiress, and a charming champagne vendeur with ties to Roosevelt and Churchill, who isn't what he seems. There, secrets and unexpected liaisons unfold, until a shocking tragedy in a far-off Algerian port binds them forever... Wickwythe Hall is inspired by actual people, places, and events, including Operation Catapult, a sea action in which Churchill launched a bloody attack on the French fleet to keep the powerful ships out of Hitler's reach. Over one thousand French sailors, who just days before fought side by side with the British, perished. Humanizing this forgotten piece of history, Wickwythe Hall takes the reader behind the blackout curtains of upper-class England, through the bustling private quarters of Churchill's Downing Street, and along the tense back alleys of occupied Vichy, illustrating what it took to survive in the dark, early days of World War II.

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Author(s): Judithe Little
Narrator(s): Sarah Nichols
Product Number Z100140568
Released: Aug 28, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781982556433

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