The Plum Blooms in Winter by Linda Thompson
Dave made aviation history in WWII's daring Doolittle Raid. Now he's a downed pilot on the run.Miyako made a vow to bury a knife in him. That vow could cost both their lives. Winner, Cascade Award | Finalist, Christy and Carol Awards | Inspired by Actual Events "A taut, crisp debut achievement that colorfully evokes the Pacific theater of WWII. Start this one forewarned: it's a stay-up-all-night read." --Jerry B. Jenkins, 21-time New York Times bestselling author China, 1942. Desperate and fleeing a brutal enemy, U.S. airman Dave Delham loses all hope he'll live to see home again. If he manages to survive this mission--somehow--he swears he'll answer God's call on his life. Japan, 1948. In a world where honor means everything, what would you risk to salvage yours? The war has reduced Miyako Matsuura to a street-hardened prostitute, forced to sell herself out--body and soul--to survive. But when the pilot whose bomb stole her little brother's life returns to Japan, she sees her one chance to salvage everything. That quest drives her like the point of a dagger. Two competing vows. Two war-damaged people racing along a deadly collision course. Can their tragic histories be redeemed? If you like pulse-pounding tales of redemption that brim with deeply drawn characters and taut suspense, you'll love Linda Thompson's powerful debut novel. Immerse yourself in this award-winning story of courage and redemption today!
Book Length: Long Novel - 320-650 Pages