The Rigel Affair (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
334
Utgivningsdatum
2019-04-01
Upplaga
Chez Blanc Publishing ed.
Förlag
Chez Blanc Publishing
Illustrationer
Illustrations
Dimensioner
229 x 152 x 19 mm
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
2:B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Perfect Bound on Creme w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9780473474874
The Rigel Affair (häftad)

The Rigel Affair

Award-Winning Chilling Ww2 Thriller Novel with Rip-Roaring Romance

Häftad Engelska, 2019-04-01
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The Rigel Affair - Award-Winning Chilling WW2 Thriller Novel with Rip-Roaring Romance!

"I love how the author explains in detail all of the main characters' beginnings, interweaving the different stories to skilfully tie them together at the finish... I loved this book! 5-Stars!!" Anthony E. for Readers' Favorite

"The Rigel Affair is very highly recommended for its blossoming adventure,relationships, and characters who grow, change, and confront theirworlds." Diane Donovan for Midwest Book Review

"Based on a true story, this World War II adventure is the American answer to All The Light We Cannot See. Impeccably written and researched, The Rigel Affair is a big tent book that will appeal to readers from all walks of life. Highly recommended!" Best Thrillers

"Hedrick is handing readers a perfect blend of Historical Fiction and Romance! 5-Stars" - Literary Titan

 Abandoned by his part-Cherokee Ma, Charlie Kincaid escapes servitude with his uncle. He jumps a boxcar, accompanied by his schoolmate Roxy, who is escaping troubles of her own. Charlie becomes a US Navy Diver.

Mattie Blanc is from a genteel New Zealand family. But when her brother's friend persuades her to take a ride, it all goes horribly wrong. Desperate, she flees her family's stifling expectations for a new life in Auckland.

After the 1941 Pearl Harbor attack, Charlie sets sail for Auckland aboard the USS Rigel. And there she is, the girl of his dreams. Mattie is everything that Roxy isn't-- sophisticated, tender, and patient. But the war intervenes... Rigel embarks for the Pacific war zones.

Charlie's letters are sporadic. Mattie is tormented by doubts; did he truly love her, or was it only a dream?

The Rigel Affair produces a rip-roaring wartime romance and chilling danger unknown to most.
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Praise for The Rigel Affair

"...fans that enjoy reading stories written by emily baker loring, and other wartime romance novels will also delight in reading The Rigel Affair by L M Hedrick. I love how the author explains in detail all of the main characters' beginnings, interweaving the different stories to skilfully tie them together at the finish... I loved this book! 5 Stars!!" Anthony E. for Readers' Favorite

“…most of my attention was taken up by the compelling narratives of the two protagonists. easily my favorite part of the book was the detail given. it’s obvious the author has great love for this time period, and it shows on every page. one of charlie’s missions will always stick out in my mind… 5 Stars!! Jo Niederhoff for San Francisco Book Review

"the rigel affair is very highly recommended for its blossoming adventure, relationships, and characters that grow, change, and confront their worlds." Diane Donovan for Midwest Book Review

"The Bottom Line: Based on a true story, this World War II adventure is the American answer to All the Light We Cannot See. Impeccably written and researched, The Rigel Affair is a big tent book that will appeal to readers from all walks of life. Highly recommended!" Best Thrillers

"hedrick is handing readers a perfect blend of historical fiction and romance. the text itself is heavily laden with historical truths and gives fans of both genders something to appreciate and remember. 5 Stars!!" Literary Titan

"a superb tale of war and romance spiced with true historical events... if you liked pearl harbor, you'll love The Rigel Affair!" Authors Reading

"readers who are looking for a compelling thriller romance with a historical flair will not be disappointed with l m hedrick's The Rigel Affair. This book was expertly put together; based on research and reallife anecdotes... 5 Stars!!" Sarah N. for GoodReads

"overall The Rigel Affair is a stunning piece of fiction that will thrill and excite its readers, and so I have no choice but to award this brilliant book Five Stars!" Red Headed Book Lover



Övrig information

Lynette grew up listening to her mother Mattie's stories about her WW2 love for US Navy Diver Charlie. She used Mattie's 30 letters from Charlie, and together with her insightful editor/advisor husband, Bud, they completed extensive research to give reality to The Rigel Affair. Lynette has published multiple short stories for NZ magazines. Both Lynette and Bud have completed numerous Creative Writing courses at Auckland University. Lynette is an accomplished expressionist Artist, with works sold internationally.