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July, 2016A Dawn Like Thunder, book no.9 Modern Naval Fiction Library (Trade Pbk)
, by Douglas ReemanAugust, 2016The Flag of Freedom, book no.5 The Nathan Peake Novels (Trade Pbk)
, by Seth HunterSeptember, 2016The Tide of War (PB), book no.2 The Nathan Peake Novels (Trade Pbk)
, by Seth HunterSeptember, 2016The Time of Terror (PB), book no.1 The Nathan Peake Novels (Trade Pbk)
, by Seth HunterOctober, 2016Inferno, book no.17 The Kydd Sea Adventures (HC)
, by Julian StockwinOctober, 2016Tyger (PB), book no.16 The Kydd Sea Adventures (Trade Pbk)
, by Julian StockwinJanuary, 2017Send a Gunboat, book no.10 Modern Naval Fiction Library (Trade Pbk)
, by Douglas ReemanJanuary, 2017The Spoils of Conquest, book no.6 The Nathan Peake Novels (Trade Pbk)
, by Seth HunterMarch, 2017Winged Escort, book no.11 Modern Naval Fiction Library (Trade Pbk)
, by Douglas Reeman
Wings: A Novel of World War II Flygirls
A debut novel based on the true World War II story of America's first female military pilots.
Sally Ketchum comes from dirt-poor farm folk. She has little chance of bettering her life until a mysterious barnstormer named Tex teaches her to fly—and to dare to love. But Tex dies in a freak accident, and Sally must make her own way in the world. She enrolls in the U.S. military’s WASP program. At the special school known as Avenger, she learns to fly the biggest, fastest, meanest planes the military has to offer. She also reluctantly becomes involved with Beau Bayard, a flight instructor and aspiring writer, who seems to offer her everything she could want. Yet many people see no place for a “skirt” in the cockpit, and Sally soon finds herself pitted against a high-powered Washington lawyer who wants to close down Avenger once and for all.
Hardcover, 320 pages
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“Shocking . . . insightful . . . a welcome addition to the historical novels depicting the marginalized position of women during America’s wars.”
—Historical Novels Review
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