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High as the Heavens by Kate Breslin

A British nurse in WWI German-occupied Brussels, Evelyn Marche spends her days at the hospital and her nights working at a café . . . or so it seems. Eve's most carefully guarded secret is that she also spends her nights carrying out dangerous missions as a spy for a Belgian resistance group.

When a plane crashes as she's en route to a rendezvous, Eve is the first to reach the downed plane and is shocked to recognize the badly injured pilot as British RFC Captain Simon Forrester. She risks her life to conceal him from the Germans, but as the secrets between them grow and the danger mounts, can they still hope to make it out of Belgium alive?


High as the Heavens is the second of Kate Breslin's books that I have read and I found this one just enjoyable as her first. It is an interesting time in history with interesting characters and an exciting plot that keeps the pages turning. A WWI novel without most of the gore of war, but still a clear and riveting pictures of what life is like in a war zone and what one must do just to survive. The characters were smart and thoughtful. The romance was present but not overwhelming, just as I like it. Highly recommend to those who enjoy historical fiction with a touch of suspense and romance.

Book has been provided courtesy of Baker Publishing Group and Graf-Martin Communications, Inc.

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