Thursday, June 20, 2019

Spotlight/Giveaway: Of Knights and Dogfights: A WWII Novel by Ellie Midwood



Of Knights and Dogfights: A WWII Novel by Ellie Midwood

Publication Date: January 4, 2019
eBook & Paperback; 426 Pages
Genre: Historical Fiction


“Has it ever occurred to you, Johann; the fact that we’re fighting on the wrong side?”

 Austria, 1938

 On the verge of the most devastating war of all times, four young men found themselves sharing a room in a flying school dormitory. A bohemian Berliner, a Flieger-Hitlerjugend member, a prodigy pilot, and a butcher’s son, with nothing in common but their love for the Luftwaffe and the freedom the sky has to offer. The bond they develop is put to the test by what might be a stronger adversary - war itself.

Over the English Channel, in the dusty skies of Africa, on the brutal Eastern front, they will discover where their loyalty lies, and what true bravery means. “It’s Gro√üdeutsches Reich, soldier. When one has a family at home, it doesn’t leave him many chances for the revolt.”

 As the war progresses, Willi and Johann grow more and more disillusioned with the regime they’re protecting with their lives. An SS unit appearing on their base to claim one of their own; bits of conversation revealing the truth about the extermination program accidentally overheard during the official reception - the pieces of the puzzle are slowly coming together, but it’s too late to do anything but fight to the bitter end, whatever it may bring.

 Set during one of the bloodiest wars in history, “Of Knights and Dogfights” is the story of the shattered illusions of youth, tyranny and freedom, friendship and love guiding one out of the darkest hell of Soviet captivity.

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About the Author

Ellie Midwood is a best-selling, award-winning historical fiction writer. She's a health-obsessed yoga enthusiast, a neat freak, an adventurer, Nazi Germany history expert, polyglot, philosopher, a proud Jew and a doggie mama. Ellie lives in New York with her fianc√© and their Chihuahua named Shark Bait. Readers' Favorite - winner in the Historical Fiction category (2016) - "The Girl from Berlin: Standartenfuhrer's Wife" Readers' Favorite - winner in the Historical Fiction category (2016) - "The Austrian" (honorable mention) New Apple - 2016 Award for Excellence in Independent Publishing - "The Austrian" (official selection)

 For more information on Ellie and her novels, please visit her website.

You can also find her on Facebook, Amazon, and Goodreads.



Giveaway


We have one paperback copy of Of Knights and Dogfights up for grabs! To enter, please use the Gleam form below. Giveaway Rules – Giveaway ends at 11:59 pm EST on June 21st. You must be 18 or older to enter. – Giveaway is open to US only. – Only one entry per household. – All giveaway entrants agree to be honest and not cheat the systems; any suspicion of fraud is decided upon by blog/site owner and the sponsor, and entrants may be disqualified at our discretion. – The winner has 48 hours to claim prize or a new winner is chosen.

  Of Knights and Dogfights


1 comment:

  1. Thanks for hosting Of Knights and Dogfights!

    Amy
    HF Virtual Book Tours

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