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The Escape Game by Marilyn Turk


The Escape Game by Marilyn Turk is an exciting Christian historical novel that I read in just one sitting. I could not put it down.

The novel is set during 1941 and into 1942 in Leeds, West Yorkshire and also on the continent. The chapters alternate as we follow a young lady in Leeds and an American fighter pilot.

Marilyn Turk has perfectly captured life on the home front. Leeds was subject to bombing raids that altered lives in an instant. We witness the bravery of ordinary folks who took it all in their stride. The indomitable bulldog spirit was very much alive. People helped those in need as homes were opened up to those who had been bombed out.

Life was tough with rationing too. Families made meals with what was available.

Some of the action is set in the Waddington factory. I was certainly educated as I read. As you work your way through the novel, you will be amazed as you uncover a top secret that was hidden for many years.

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Escape From Amsterdam by Lauralee Bliss

In The Master’s Hand

Escape From Amsterdam by Lauralee Bliss is a powerful, heart-wrenching historical Christian novel that celebrates the faithfulness of God to His children, and their faith in Him.

The novel is set in the Netherlands during World War II. It was a time of great evil, and sometimes felt as if even God had left. “It looked as if God had turned His face from them.” God was not absent but walking beside His children.

There were times when characters could do nothing more but cling to their faith. “Life was a continuous walk of faith.” God would provide a way where there seemed no way, but, like Daniel in the Bible, even if He did not, they would still put their faith and hope in Him.

The faith in the story is strong. “Without faith… how does one dare to face the future?” When life seems uncertain, we can know that God is true and steadfast and we can “look to God, no matter what happens.”

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