Of Windmills and War : Of Windmills & War

  • by Diane Moody
  • Narrated by Justine Eyre
  • Series: Of Windmills & War
  • 14 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The rumblings of war in distant countries mattered little to Danny McClain. Growing up in Chicago, his world revolved around afterschool jobs, a rescued beagle, his pen pal in Holland, and the Cubs' chance to go to the World Series. Then, in December of 1941, news of the attack on Pearl Harbor hit much too close to home. In a few years, Danny found himself in the copilot seat of a B-17, stationed with the 390th Bomb Group in Framlingham, England.
Anya Versteeg had been just a teenager when Hitler's troops invaded her homeland of Holland in May of 1940. Forced to grow up much too fast, the feisty preacher's daughter eagerly immersed herself in the Dutch Resistance. Certain that God had turned his back on Holland, she did whatever she had to do to save her country before it was too late.
By 1945 the people of occupied Holland were starving. Thousands were dying every day. Then, just days before the war ended, help came to the Netherlands like manna from heaven.
Operation Chowhound held special meaning for Lieutenant Danny McClain. Somewhere below, in the battered land of tulips and windmills, was the girl who needed rescuing, and he would move heaven and earth to find her.

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Fabulous book

This will always remain in my top ten books. The storyline & characters were superb. I have a long commute to work and bought the audio book - it was difficult to get out of the jeep once I reached the office and the same on the reverse trip. Only wish there was a book #2.
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- Dani

One of the very best historical novels!

This is a must read or listen novel. A very compeling story of family relationships and love. Historically researched in great depth. The narrator was fabulous.
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- Karen

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-26-2016
  • Publisher: Tantor Audio