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Along the Broken Bay From the bestselling author of A Pledge of Silence comes a story of resistance, intrigue, and risking it all in the WWII Philippines December 1941 War has erupted in the Pacific, spelling danger for Gina Capelli Thorpe, an American expat living in Manila When the Japanese invade and her husband goes missing, Gina flees with her daughter to the Zambales Mountains to avoid capture or worse.Desperate for money, medicine, and guns, the resistance recruits Gina to join their underground army and smuggles her back to Manila There, she forges a new identity and opens a nightclub, where seductive beauties sing, dance, and tease secrets out of high ranking Japanese officers while the wildly successful club and its enemy patrons help fund the resistance.But operating undercover in the spotlight has Gina struggling to stay a step ahead of the Japanese She s risked everything to take a stand, but her club is a house of cards in the eye of a storm Can Gina keep this delicate operation running long enough to outlast the enemy, or is she on a sure path to defeat that will put her family, her freedom, or even her life at risk Best Read [ Along the Broken Bay ] Author [ Flora J. Solomon ] – groundhogwalking.co.uk

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  1. Colonialist claptrap I couldn t finish this book because of the paternalistic and problematic view of the Philippines The characters are written with the assumption that they are white odd for a book that takes place in the Philippines Don t worry about being able to tell the Filipino characters apart from the white characters, though, because they re all caricatures with dark skin and black hair who speak in broken English and are mocked for continuing to follow some of the indigenous tradi Colonialist claptrap I couldn t finish this book because of the paternalistic and problematic view of the Philippines The characters are written with the assumption that they are white odd for a book that takes place in the Philippines Don t worry about being able to tell the Filipino characters apart from the white characters, though, because they re all caricatures with dark skin and black ...

  2. I was given an Advance Reader copy of this book Excellent read Well written account of World War 2 in the Philippines, beginning with the Bataan Death March Flora writes with a sharp eye for detail Her cha...

  3. A different view of WWIIAlong the Broken Bay by Flora Solomon is a well written story of an Italian American woman and her child trapped in Manila during the WWII invasion by Japan Living a priveledged life with cooks, maids, and nannies prior to the occupation, she and other resident Americans quickly learn to live with less than nothing as they escape to the mountains to stay hidden from the Japanese.I appreciate the disclaimer at the start of the book regarding the use of racial slurs I und A different view of WWIIAlong the Broken Bay by Flora Solomon is a well written story of an Italian American woman and her child trapped in Manila during the WWII invasion by Japan Living a priveledged life with cooks, maids, and nannies prior to the occupation, she and other resident Americans quickly learn to live with less than nothing as they escape to the mountains to stay hidden from the Japanese.I appreciate the disclaimer at the start of the book regarding the use of racial slurs I understood as I read the book that as offensive as some of the language may be, these were the words that were use...

  4. A Different perspective on WWIIMost of my WWII reading has been centered on Europe, so to read of the war in the Philippines was a whole new experience This book shows how all social strata and ethnicities were affected, including American expats and military families Gina, the main character, went from being a pampered socialite in Manila to experiencing the horror of war s brutality The worst and the best of human nature is displayed, amid the compelling stories of life during this trying t A Different per...

  5. Amazing book I ve not read a book by this author before, but honestly I was gripped by the story I ve read other accounts of the atrocities of WW2 but not in the context of a book, other than a Town called Alice This account and the strength of the characters was just a...

  6. The Philippines , the people and those that made it through World War IIThe story isthan one life, Gina It s about the resistance fighters, their families and loved ones, the priests and nuns, the doctors and nurses, everyone who was stuck behind e...

  7. Fantastic ReadIt has been a while that a book kept me up most of the night..I found it well put together with the words flowing off the pages As I have always been a buff for history, the story is an education of Japanese aggression in...

  8. I thought the book was very good I did wonder about having the Gina be part of a nightclub, until I saw in the author s notes that such a person did exist I just purchased A Pledge of Silence, the author s first book Looking forward to reading it.

  9. Couldn t put the book downI felt I was right there My heart went out to Gina and the children So proud of their courage.