{Read} Along the Broken Bay ☆ Flora J. Solomon

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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 ris. Finished reading July 19th 2019 Manila s magic was gone replaced by an undercurrent of fear potent enough to be sense On Tidy Endings has Gina struggling to stay a step ahead of the Japanese She’s risked everything to take a stand but Flat World Navigation her club is a A House of My Own Stories from My Life 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 Under Her Command (The Bosss Pet, her family El Gaucho Martín FierroLa vuelta de Martín Fierro her freedom or even Fragonard Art and Eroticism her life at ris. Finished reading July 19th 2019 Manila s magic was gone replaced by an undercurrent of fear potent enough to be sense

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Along the Broken Bay

Apture or worseDesperate 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. I selected this book to see a perspective of WWII in the Philippines Unfortunately the main character was so vapid an

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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 c. Colonialist claptrap I couldn t finish this book because of the paternalistic and problematic view of the Philippines


10 thoughts on “Along the Broken Bay

  1. says:

    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 br

  2. says:

    After Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941 Japan invaded and occupied the Phillipines All Americans soldiers and civilians wer

  3. says:

    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 uickly learn to live with less than nothing as they escape to the mountains to stay hidden from the JapaneseI appreciate the disclaimer at t

  4. says:

    The book gets off to a slow start with too much description and character background that could wait to be incorporated into

  5. says:

    I selected this book to see a perspective of WWII in the Philippines Unfortunately the main character was so vapid and unlikeable that I didn't care what happened to her Gina is a society woman caught up with Junior League looking good and that's all She has a daughter that is raised by the help and she has an undying faith in General MacArthur Her husband is with the army and tensions are mounting with Japan When Japan attacks Gina avoid

  6. says:

    Overall this was a good book I enjoyed most of it However I deduct one star for good reason It was clear to me and later confirmed the author has never been to the Philippines She can get away with that for many but I knew and it caused me to stand back a little instead of becoming utterly immersed in the setting She did fake it uite well though It was a shame because the book was meticulously researched and really did justice to those terr

  7. says:

    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 characters are well developed and the plot keeps your interest If you enjoy historical fiction I recommend this book Along the Broken Bay is a good read

  8. says:

    One of the better Kindle First reads I've received Here's why I liked it1 Interesting story about an aspect of WWII I was not familiar with the Pacific theater specifically the Philippines So I learned2 Relatively thoughtful approach to the racism and colonialism the West brought to the Philippines I would have liked a bit growth on Gina's and maybe other characters' part but it was there3 The pacing was good No bogging down in

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    Finished reading July 19th 2019 Manila's magic was gone replaced by an undercurrent of fear potent enough to be sensed by an observer A copy of this book was kindly provided to me by Netgalley and Lake Union Publishing in exchange for an honest review Thank you view spoilerI have always had a weak spot for historical fiction and especially if the story is set during WWI or WWII I admit I was sold as soon as I read the blurb of Along The

  10. says:

    What an unbelievable but based on facts storyI’ve not read many stories about World War II in the Phillipines but this one and the author’s previous book A Pledge of Silence certainly opened my eyes to the fact that the Americans who were living there when the war broke out were treated so inhumanely under

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