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A Christmas Carol in Wartime [Kindle Edition]

William Millan
3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

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Book Description

In a few days it will be Christmas, 1941. The US has just joined the war, but only a few American volunteers have reached England yet. The Royal Air Force still fights a lonely battle against the Luftwaffe bombers, as they have for two years. One of the veterans of that fight, pilot Nigel Turner, is back after a bad injury, his body mostly healed but his spirit gravely hurt. His brother is dead, his mother is dead, and nearly all his friends are dead. His hands tremble when he lights a cigarette. He flies, defending London against the bombers, and waits for what seems inevitable – his own death in the sky. But a Christmas miracle is about to happen to this brave, almost-broken man. Read on… And after you finish, you may want to read the two sequels. Part Two: In London is filled with intense air combat action praised by veteran pilots as some of the best ever written -- and a holiday in blacked-out London. Part Three: In Cairo takes Nigel to the North African desert war, where he plays a crucial role just before the battle of El Alamein. Both are available on Amazon Kindle.


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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1069 KB
  • Print Length: 28 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00B6WDW5G
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #70,213 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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3.0 out of 5 stars Short story 17 Sept. 2013
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This book was such a let down. Good story, all the right content and it was all over in half an hour. I like a book that I can get into. Think about the story and characters while I am going about my every day business, but this one was ended before I had even got into it. Is there no way that the web site can tell you how many pages there are in a book. After all with a real book you can see the number of pages, and tell how thick a book is, far more honest.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars 11 July 2014
By Peter
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great read
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1.0 out of 5 stars Poor english 20 Jun. 2014
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What poor English I am glad I only paid pence for it so short read it in half an hour
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3.0 out of 5 stars Wartime 7 May 2014
By brownie
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This was a typical family in the war time. Hardship and family troubles. Well written. Having been brought up in this era could identify with it
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3.0 out of 5 stars a christmas in war time 3 Feb. 2014
By benny
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Disappointed with this book not what I thought it was going to be may be i'll read it again later and have a different out look on the boo
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5.0 out of 5 stars a truly believable tale of wartime 2 Feb. 2014
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Loved this story, I was nine when the war ended and had lived through the war years a few miles from Marham airfield. even at that age! I was aware of the war in the air and the inevitable crashes! injuries and occasionally the death of a pilot. This story captures the real feel of the time. thank you.
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This book was only a few pages so by the time i got into the story it was finished! Did i only get a quarter of the book sent to my kindle?
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5.0 out of 5 stars charming story 27 Jan. 2014
By Jo
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A charming simple story, easily read in one session. I just wanted more. I will have to continue the story in my own imagination
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