It's 1945. U.S. Marine, Ron Day, has been fighting on island after island in the South Pacific. His company has another brutal battle on the horizon-Okinawa. Ron has been given leave in Melbourne, Australia before shipping out to Okinawa.
In Melbourne, he meets Charmaine Sturgis, a gorgeous big band singer. Like so many things that happen in war, they fall in love over the short leave time.
...And war steals from us all.
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About the Author
Chris Karlsen is a retired police detective. She spent twenty-five years in law enforcement with two different agencies. The daughter of a history professor and a voracious reader, she grew up with a love of history and books.
An internationally published author, Chris has traveled extensively throughout Europe, the Near East, and North Africa satisfying her need to visit the places she read about. Having spent a great deal of time in England, Wales, and Turkey, she has used her love of both places as settings for her books. Heroes Live Forever, which is her debut book, is set in England as are the rest in her Knights in Time series. Other books in the series are Journey in Time, Knight Blindness, Losing Time, and In Time for You. They are historical romances.
Golden Chariot and Byzantine Gold are set Turkey, Paris and Cyprus. They are part of her Dangerous Waters series, a contemporary thriller set.
She has since started two other series, The Bloodstone Series. It is a historical suspense set in Victorian London. The stories are built around her Victorian detective, Rudyard Bloodstone. Those books are: Silk, Snifter of Death, A Venomous Love, and Choosing Heart or Home.
Between new stories for the Bloodstone series, Chris has started another historical romance series the Love & War series. Book one in the series is set in World War 2 England called The Ack Ack Girl.
Excerpts, trailers, sample chapters, and newsletter info are available on her website or she can be contacted at: email@example.com.
Published by Books to Go Now, her novels are available in digital, ebook, and Android App. and in paperback on most platforms. Several are also available in audio.