Rose Under Fire
While flying an Allied fighter plane from Paris to England, American ATA pilot and amateur poet, Rose Justice, is captured by the Nazis and sent to Ravensbrck, the notorious women's concentration camp. Trapped in horrific circumstances, Rose finds hope in the impossible through the loyalty,... show more
While flying an Allied fighter plane from Paris to England, American ATA pilot and amateur poet, Rose Justice, is captured by the Nazis and sent to Ravensbrck, the notorious women's concentration camp. Trapped in horrific circumstances, Rose finds hope in the impossible through the loyalty, bravery and friendship of her fellow prisoners. But will that be enough to endure the fate that's in store for her?Elizabeth Wein, author of the critically-acclaimed and best-selling Code Name Verity, delivers another stunning WWII thriller. The unforgettable story of Rose Justice is forged from heart-wrenching courage, resolve, and the slim, bright chance of survival.
Publish date: 2013-09-10
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, World War II
If I had known this book existed about a month ago, when I listened to Code Name Verity, I would have picked it up automatically. That being said I'm very glad I randomly found this on the library shelf because it is absoultely brilliant, so utterly heartbreaking to listen to, and a book you will ne...
Wow. This book was wonderful. If you liked [b:Code Name Verity|11925514|Code Name Verity|Elizabeth Wein|https://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1388161911s/11925514.jpg|16885788] at all, then you will love this as well. I'd say its slightly better, mainly because I found Rose's narration style t...
It was with much trepidation I began reading Rose Under Fire the other day, not because I doubted Elizabeth Wein's ability to craft another story as brilliant and heartbreaking as Code Name Verity but more because I worried about how many tissues I would need to get through it! Unfortunately by th...
This is sort of a companion book to Code Name Verity. Some of the same characters pop up and, like Code Name Verity, the story is about a young, female pilot who falls into the hands of the evil Nazis. Unlike the crazy neverending plot twists of Code Name Verity, this was pretty straightforward: Ros...