Mathematicians, linguists, crossword experts and chess champions all worked at Bletchley Park in England to crack the secrets of Germany’s Enigma code during World War II and hastened the end of the war. Historically, there is no record of a twelve-year-old British girl, fluent in German, translating decoded messages….But what if all secrets have not yet been revealed? What if it had happened?
- Annie Laura Smith
- C. M. Flemming
- Carol Norton
- Chris McCloskey
- Jamie Dodson
- Pearce & Story
- Wanda Vaughn
On August 23, 1944, Adolf Hitler issued an order to the new commanding General of Paris, Dietrich von Choltitz. This order set forth Hitler’s final decision on the fate of Paris.
Paris must not fall into the hands of the enemy, or it if does, he must find there nothing but a field of ruins.
For the last four years, Pierre Dumay has…
The last thing Cole Erickson needs right now is a distraction. Improving his swing before baseball season and steeling his nerve to talk to the ravishing Ashley Knutson are all that matters. Unfortunately, he’s just made the cataclysmic mistake of speaking to a stranger-than-strange kid that everyone at Jackson Middle School calls:
1911. Atlanta, Georgia
Hank McCord accidentally witnesses his best friend’s murder by two mill supervisors. There’s another witness, Calvin Yates, is a Negro boy about Hank’s age but the problem is that the murderers are adults in positions of authority and, as Calvin asks Hank, “Who’s goin’ to believe us?” The murderers…
Sixteen-year-old Stefano Cavadoni’s job can get him killed. It is 1944 and Stefano is an Italian Partisan, living and working in Rome. Living a “double-life” because his mother does not have a “need to know,” Stefano risks his life to hinder the German army. He helps save Italian artwork. He works a rescue to a downed American airman. He helps the orphans of Rome reach shelter. If he can avoid the Gestapo, he might be able…
1935! The winds of war have begun to fan the flames of conflict across the Pacific. As sixteen year old Nick Grant tries to support his mother and sister during the Great Depression, he‘s swept into a deadly contest between spies struggling to control the Pacific Ocean.
Nick’s life changes abruptly the moment world famous…
It’s September, 1935, and senior year is tough for Nick Grant. He’d spent months building Pacific island bases for Pan Am’s great flying boats, the Clippers. Life aboard the supply ship, piloting the Clipper, and fighting Japanese spies makes life at Alameda High School dull. At least his part-time job at Pan Am’s Clipper base provides some relief from the monotonous routine…
1892: Huntsville, Alabama: Exciting things are happening that May, but what excites Clara Landers the most are the bicycles she sees around town. After riding double with her bicycle racing hero, Clara is determined to have one of her own. But a girl, riding a bicycle…shocking! And they are expensive!
That doesn’t stop Clara. She tackles some unusual jobs to earn money. But it could take years…
It’s 1936 and Lieutenant Commander Toshio Miyazaki of the Imperial Japanese Naval Intelligence Directorate and member of the secret Black Dragon Society receives a new mission. He is to steal the secret US Naval radio codes that keep American communications secure. Miyazaki is pleased as the mission…
It’s May of 1933 and twelve-year-old Alice O’Mara’s world has been blown apart. First the tornado injured her sister and destroyed their home in Helena. Then, when the family goes to Birmingham to be close to the hospital, her brother Albert gets lured into working with the local moonshiner for easy money and a flashy car.
Alice helps out in her aunt’s Magic City Diner, and she has worries. Will her little sister recover? Will her Daddy…