Violins of Autumn

Violins of Autumn

by Amy McAuley


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Violins of Autumn by Amy McAuley

When the Germans begin bombing London in World War II, Betty is determined to do her part. Instead of running air raid drills like most girls her age, she lies about her age and trains to become a spy. Now known by her secret agent persona, Adele Blanchard, she finds herself parachuting over German-occupied France under the cover of darkness to join the secret Resistance movement. Prepared to die for her cause, Adele wasn't expecting to make a new best friend in her fellow agent or fall for a handsome American pilot. With the brutality of war ever present, can Adele dare to dream of a future where the world is at peace and she is free to live and love of her own accord?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780802722997
Publisher: Walker & Company
Publication date: 06/19/2012
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

About the Author

AMY McAULEY is the author of Over and Over You. She likes to read, bake, cycle, camp, garden, and watch movies. She lives in London, Ontario, with her family and two cats.

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Violins of Autumn 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was a amazing novel. Violins of Autumn gives you a great look into a womens place in the spy part of WW2.
Renya More than 1 year ago
In German occupied France, during 1944, American Betty Sweeney and her comrades are faced with the mission of relaying messages for the Allies in preparation for D-Day, the liberation of France. Under the code name of Adele, Betty parachutes into the countryside of France and begins her work while evading the wrath of the Nazis and undertaking some unexpected duties. While paving the way for the Allies, she discovers friendship, romance, and loyalty.
JKathleen More than 1 year ago
This was a fun read, and I imagined a movie coming as I read.
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Books-Beside-My-Bed More than 1 year ago
I highly enjoyed this historical fiction set in WW II.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book needs a sequel
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Having lived through WWII, I can only call this a juvenile interpretation of it. I had the impression this was written by a young, immature person who had read about WWII, but did little in-depth research. It had the basis for a great book, but was trite and lacked substance in its delivery. So, yes, it was a story set in the time of WWII, but by no means will you gain a true perspective of what people actually endured at that time.
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