The Call of the Wrens

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$17.99  $16.73
Harper Muse
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5.43 X 8.35 X 1.02 inches | 0.66 pounds

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About the Author
JENNI L. WALSH has spent the past decade enticing readers as an award-winning advertising copywriter. Her passion lies in transporting readers to another world, be it in historical or contemporary settings. She is a proud graduate of Villanova University, and lives in the Philly 'burbs with her husband, daughter, son, and goldendoodle. She is the author of Becoming Bonnie and Bonnie.
Walsh really captures the intensity of war, transporting the reader back in time and driving home the anxiety and uncertainty of the era, but also the fortitude and sacrifice of the men and women who dared to join the fight.--Nashville Book Review
From its intriguing cover to the author's note at the end, this book will captivate readers . . . The characters (including a brave pigeon) are sympathetic and believable, the plot has plenty of surprises, and the history of these heroic women is fascinating . . . an ideal read in a cozy chair with a cup of tea in front of the fireplace.--Historical Novel Society
'Walsh offers an enticing story of two Englishwomen serving their country during both world wars . . . Walsh expertly contrasts the life of orphaned Marion and privileged Evelyn to expose their common desire to show their value outside societal labels. Historical fiction fans will be riveted.'--Publishers Weekly
'Walsh follows two English women, Marion and Evelyn, showing how they became involved with the Women's Royal Naval Service, more commonly known as the Wrens . . . This well-written, straightforward book will be of interest to readers curious about the types of work available to English women who wanted to aid in war efforts during both world wars.'--Booklist
'Spanning decades in a story that is both epic and intimate, The Call of the Wrens is an original and compelling tale of sisterhood and strength.'--Pam Jenoff, New York Times bestselling author of The Woman with the Blue Star
'The heroines in Walsh's latest can be found racing around war-torn Europe on motorbikes, relaying secret messages and undertaking daring missions as part of the real-life women's branch of the Royal Navy . . . an absolute treat for historical fiction lovers.'--Fiona Davis, New York Times bestselling author of The Magnolia Palace
'Laced with triumph and tragedy, bravery and redemption, this tale of finding oneself in modern history's darkest hours will break your heart and put it back together again, all in one delightful read.'--Kristin Harmel, New York Times bestselling author of The Forest of Vanishing Stars
'A tale filled with strong emotion, hope, and determination, it is highly thought-provoking and entertaining. It is clearly evident Ms. Walsh has spent indeterminable hours researching and putting together a well-written and memorable story about past events to make them truly authentic as well as informative.'--New York Journal of Books