Beneath a scarlet sky by mark sullivan
biographical HISTORICAL FICTION, 523 PP
Although Beneath A Scarlet Sky is another WWII historical, fiction which has been one of the hottest topics for recent publishing, I devoured the story of Pino Lella, a 17-year old boy who becomes a man in Milan at the height of the War. This is not a coming of age story. This is the remarkable true story of love, loss, patriotism, espionage, faith, sympathy and familial ties. Knowing the story and my husband’s interests in books, I chose the audio version of Scarlet Sky for our drive to and from Florida. Fair warning – it is 523 pages. We needed the entire drive down and back to finish it. Jim was equally amazed with the story, and we’ve already sent a copy to his brother for his birthday.
That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.Jhumpa Lahiri
I invite you to follow my blog for further updates on my journey toward writing my first historical fiction. More information about my debut novel is available on my About page. You can sign up to follow from this page with the pop-up, or send me a note through the CONTACT page and I’ll email you an invitation.
I also post book recommendations and tips and ideas for book clubs. I’m on social media, too. On my Facebook page, I post deals I find on Kindle specials ($1.99, $2.99, etc.) for books I recommend. A great way to add to your e-library with minimal costs.
I am a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. Amazon and the Amazon logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.