I have read all of Sarah Sundin’s books that she has written about America in World War II, the Wings of Glory series, the Wings of the Nightingale series, and now the Waves of Freedom series. I have been eagerly anticipating the third book in her Waves of Freedom series, “When Tides Turn”. Finally! This third book in the series follows another member of the Avery family as he fights the Nazi U-boats in the Atlantic. The shipping lanes have been hounded by German wolf packs that terrorize merchant ships trying to ferry needed supplies to England. Lt. Dan Avery is a no-nonsense naval officer who is stuck on land when he really wants to go to sea. Tess Beaumont is a beautiful woman who longs to contribute to the war effort. Since Dan is “married to the navy”, Tess has to be content to be his friend although she would like to be something more. She decides to join the WAVES to do her duty for her country.
Along with the give and take between Dan and Tess, Ms. Sundin provides us with terrorism, espionage, treason, suspicion and a feel for life in the 1940’s during wartime. Ms. Sundin’s extensive research is evident in her writing as she brings real history into her fiction. She has also given a history of the WAVES along with the storyline. I find her books to be interesting, true to actual events and romantic. My wait for this book was rewarded with a wonderful story. I am now eagerly waiting for the debut of her next series. Don’t keep me waiting too long, Sarah!
I received a print copy of this book from RevellReads.com in return for my honest review.