By Rupert Colley
Historical fiction at its most sensible… 3 engrossing novels set in global warfare Nazi-occupied France.
The 6th Man
What’s the Worst factor You’ve Ever performed? might you ADMIT it in case your lifestyles relied on it?
Six Frenchmen are in a Nazi felony: a physician, a postman, a policeman, a soldier, a instructor and a priest.
Tomorrow, 5 of the six prisoners should be finished. they've got till sunrise to determine which one in every of them will be allowed to live.
“Rupert Colley’s remarkable and unusual six tales in ‘The 6th guy’ are so striking of their originality; you'll be intrigued and spellbound through this engrossing novel. Colley is a grasp storyteller, and his character-driven stories will remain on your reminiscence for a protracted, lengthy time.”
”A appealing and touching tale. The six men’s stories will depart the reader breathless and the finishing will depart you with goose bumps.”
“A actual web page turner. i used to be studying at each chance. a lovely story with an unforeseen twist on the end.”
The girl at the Train
Someone saves your lifestyles. How a long way will you visit pay off the debt?
A girl on a educate saves a worried younger Frenchmen from the clutches of the Gestapo. 26 years later, the younger guy is now the main profitable conductor in France. it really is then, on the top of his repute, he gets a letter from the lady at the educate, begging him to come back to her relief. Honour-bound, he gladly bargains to come back the favour.
But whilst he realises accurately what repaying his debt includes, he faces a difficulty that threatens to damage his profession. Torn among these he loves and his experience of honour, his existence swiftly spirals uncontrolled.
”Why have not I heard of this writer earlier than? this can be a little jewel field of a book.”
“The vital premise is interesting, the writing is crisp, and the tale unfolds at velocity. learn it in an evening.”
“Short, sharp and lovely. could not placed it down. Mysterious and beautifully written!!”
The White Venus
When the binds of loyalty are severed, whom do you trust?
World warfare . France falls to the invading Germans. To their dismay, 16-year-old Pierre and his mom and dad are pressured to house a German significant. he's the enemy inside their midst; the invader in their nation, and, extra pertinently, the undesirable lodger inside of their domestic.
The challenge, in spite of the fact that, is that the German is annoyingly friendly. the key, with a son of his personal, empathises with Pierre in a fashion Pierre’s father hasn't ever been in a position to. instantly the 2 of them discover a bond, leaving Pierre careworn and his realizing of fine and undesirable, of black and white, shattered.
”Colley attracts his characters with effective traces, illustrating either the brutality and compassion proven through contributors on either side of this war.”
“Told with nice poignancy. enjoyed the characters and their involvement within the story.”
“This is a e-book with difference.”
Historical fiction with center and drama.
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The French Occupation Trilogy: The Sixth Man, The Woman on the Train and The White Venus by Rupert Colley