Rory Clements

Nucleus

June 1939. England is partying like there's no tomorrow... but the good times won't last. The Nazis have invaded Czechoslavakia, in Germany the Jewish persecution is widespread and, closer to home, the IRA has embarked on a bombing campaign. Most worryingly of all, in Germany Otto Hahn has made the atomic bomb possible. And German… Continue reading Nucleus

Happy Little Bluebirds Louise Levene
Louise Levene

Happy Little Bluebirds [Book Review]

Author: Louise Levene | Publisher: Bloomsbury It is September 1940 and Evelyn Murdoch, a translator from the Postal Censorship department, is uprooted from her home in wartime Woking and transferred to Hollywood. She is to assist a mysterious British agent in his attempt to outwit the Los Angeles German delegation and boost the British propaganda… Continue reading Happy Little Bluebirds [Book Review]

The Chilbury Ladies Choir, Jennifer Ryan
jennifer ryan

The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir [Book Review]

Author: Jennifer Ryan | Publisher: The Borough Press Kent, 1940. In the village of Chilbury, the vicar closes the choir after the men leave for the front, and the women take umbrage… … until the arrival of music professor Primrose Trent, that is. With her encouragement they resurrect themselves as The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir, find… Continue reading The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir [Book Review]