"Barnett Flexes Her Writing Muscle"
In 1942, in spite of the war, Kitty Kincaid seeks
escape from the pressure of being the daughter of a
renowned critically important American research scientist.
She travels to North Africa, but the Nazis take her
prisoner. US Army Captain J.R. Cassidy, known for his
seemingly impossible but successful rescue missions is
assigned the job of freeing Kitty.
Charlotte "Charley" Morrison has been an aviator
forever, but females do not fly combat missions. Instead
Charley supports the war cause by flying planes to the
British. She meets mechanic Red Walker who will follow her
anywhere and RAF ace Skip Inskip who suffers from an
anguished past that thirsts for vengeance.
Now this quintet will meet and through support and love
hy struggling to survive the most destructive war in
Jill Barnett, known for her romances, flexes her
writing muscle with a powerful World War II fiction novel
that is reminiscent of the Winds of War. The story line
provides the audience a close look at the five characters,
who serve as the keys to a fast-paced insightful story line
that enables readers to become more than just acquainted
with each one. Less than half way through the book, the
audience is so hooked they want the quintet to survive and
hope that Ms. Barnett provides an epilogue that includes a
happily ever after. The author's fans and readers who
enjoy well written World War II dramas will relish this
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted June 15, 2001