High As the Heavens by Kate Breslin

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Read High As the Heavens Online Free - In 1917, Evelyn Marche is just one of many women who has been widowed by the war. A British nurse trapped in German-occupied Brussels, she spends her days working at a hospital and her nights as a waitress in her aunt and uncle's café. Eve also has a carefully guarded secret keeping her in constant danger: She's a spy working for a Belgian resistance group in league with the British Secret Service.

When a British plane crashes in Brussels Park, Eve is the first to reach the downed plane and is shocked to discover she recognizes the badly injured pilot. British RFC Captain Simon Forrester is now a prisoner of war, and Eve knows he could be shot as a spy at any time. She risks her own life to hide him from the Germans, but as the danger mounts and the secrets between them grow, their chance of survival looks grim. And even if they do make it out alive, the truth of what lies between them may be more than any love can overcome.

Title : High As the Heavens
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ISBN : 076421781X
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 393 pages


Hannah rated it ★★★★★

June 02, 2017

Oh, this was like a warm blanket and a fire on a chilly, rainy day...or like eating gourmet mac and cheese when you've had a bad day. This type of story hits all my cozy spots and makes me want to climb into the story and hug all the characters, maybe even jump up and down with them for their joy...

Loraine rated it ★★★★★

September 08, 2017

This is the second book I have read by Kate Breslin; and, once again, her writing was incredible. Taking place in Belgium during World War I, Breslin brought Brussels to life with her rich historical detail of the life and times during this period. The story line was captivating as British Red Cr...

Mary rated it ★★★★☆

July 18, 2017

Before anything else, can we just take a moment to admire that cover? *sighs happily* It's even more beautiful in person! Now onto my long-awaited review of this lovely book. ;) Lovely Things: - The plot. It was so unique, as it focused on Belgium during WWI, which is actually the first of its kin...

Carrie rated it ★★★★★

July 27, 2017

The heartache and hope of WWI Belgium and France comes to life in this exciting and impactful story! Author Kate Breslin has done a masterful job weaving a complex tale of love, loss, forgiveness, and restoration that will keep you guessing and turning the pages to see what happens to these belov...

Rachel rated it ★★★★☆

May 03, 2017

Evelyn Marche is a nurse currently working for the resistance while playing nice with the Germans in war-occupied Brussels. Her life is a barrage of secrets propelled by a haunted past. While she works at her aunt and uncle’s café and saves lives from both sides of the war, you know that she is j...

Rachael rated it ★★★★☆

June 05, 2017

I really enjoyed this read for three main reasons. First, it was set in WWI. Most historical fiction reads are WWII. I'm not sure why, but the facts and history of the Second World War are much more popular among writers. Secondly, the setting was in Brussels. The setting lends itself to more of w...

Lydia rated it ★★★★☆

July 22, 2017

Why I Choose this Book: Espionage. Historical Fiction. World War One. Enough said. What I Thought about this Book: Oh my lands, folks. This book. This book was amazing. The first half of the book I kinda had my mouth wanting to drop open because it was nearly a five-star read and that happens about onc...

Shantelle rated it ★★★★☆

June 25, 2017

Kate Breslin fashions an intriguing, harsh, heart-rending, and ultimately beautifully redemptive tale set during World War I. I loved this author's Not By Sight, and was very eager to pick up High As the Heavens! What a fantastic read. Following the life of a nurse in war-torn Belgium, invaded and...

Elodie rated it ★★★★☆

June 01, 2017

High as the Heavens is a WWI-era kinda romance, kinda thriller. It’s heavy on factual tidbits about the resistance in Belgium, sometimes to the point of too much. For intsance, in the first chapter, there’s a ton going on. We’re introduced to all Eve’s resistance friends, some of whom barely reap...

Maureen rated it ★★★★★

July 03, 2017

Once you turn the first page will you be hooked on this story including time and place, and will be walking in our heroine’s shoes, this is WWI. We meet Evelyn, Eve, as a teenage, and even then she has an attraction for her father’s student Simon, and we follow her whirlwind romance and wedding. S...

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