V. L. Harding

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 73% (87 of 119)
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Natchez Burning by Greg Iles
Natchez Burning by Greg Iles
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I have read all Greg Iles books starting with his first"Spandau Phoenix." He has varied and diversified his stories over a range of differing subjects but still retained the ability to make them interesting and good reading.
With eight hundred pages to peruse his latest offering "Natchez Burning," which he says in the preface is the first of a proposed trilogy, is his most ambitious to date. He returns to the lives of Penn Cage lawyer-prosecutor and now Mayor of Natchez and his father, Tom Cage. It recounts the events taking place in Mississippi in the 1960's during the Civil Rights movement in America. It features the racist activities of the Ku Klux Klan and… Read more
The Undesirables by Dave Boling
The Undesirables by Dave Boling
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A story of the 1899-1902 Anglo-Boer War told through the experiences and eyes of a young fourteen year old Boer girl, living on a farm in the outback.
When the British army invade their homeland of Transvaal, her Grandfather, Father, and older brother ride off to join a Commando unit which uses hit and run tactics to harass and confuse the British forces. Aletta and her Mother, younger brother and sister, along with Bina, a native servant are left to manage the farm. In September 1900 a detachment of troops arrive and they are accused of aiding and supplying food to the Boer fighters. The house and fields are set on fire and the livestock either killed or confiscated. The family… Read more
The Wind Is Not a River by Brian Payton
The Wind Is Not a River by Brian Payton
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The Aleutian Islands stretch from Alaska, a thousand miles into the Pacific Ocean. No trees grow on the Islands and the native inhabitants,numbering about four hundred, make a living by fishing and raising fox to sell the fur. Six months after Pearl Harbor, a Japanese strike force bomb Dutch Harbor Naval and Army Base, the only U.S.defences in the Archipelago and seize the outermost Islands of Attu and Kiska sending the inhabitants to internment in Hokkaida, Japan.
The U.S evacuates the remaining native inhabitants to Alaska while mobilizing an Air and Army force on the Island of Adak, midway on the chain, to repel any proposed Japanese beachhead being established on the mainland of… Read more