The Yankee Years series

The Yankee Years series: During the Second World War Northern Ireland hosted yankee-years-ebook-cover-updatedAmerican, British and Canadian troops. County Fermanagh welcomed Air Force squadrons hunting U-boats and defending shipping convoys in the Atlantic Ocean and Army battalions training and preparing for deployment to Europe’s Western Front. After the Allied troops arrived, life would never be the same again. The Yankee Years novels and Short Reads weave thrilling and romantic tales of the people and the era.

Novels and Short Reads in the series: Books 1-3 are available in a boxset, The Yankee Years Books 1-3 or as individual stories (see below).

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The Shadow Ally: Book 1 (a Short Read)

rsz_ally-final-kindleJune 1941: America is not yet at war but the country is preparing for it – this includes secretly building a flying boat base in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. When Fermanagh girl Ruth Corey finds a letter her journalist boyfriend, Harry Coalter, has written, discussing details of the airbase’s construction, she fears he plans to disclose information that will destroy America’s neutrality and land him in serious trouble. Ruth enlists the help of a guest at her family’s hotel, attractive American civilian contractor Frank Long, to help her stop Harry. Can Ruth safeguard this military secret and protect her beau? Or must she make a difficult choice?

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Acts of Sabotage: Book 2 (a Short Read)

Sabotage-FINAL-KindleDecember 1941: The attack on Pearl Harbor and America’s entry into the war have eliminated the need for secrecy surrounding the construction of the American flying-boat base but now there is an urgency to complete the project before the first US troops arrive on Northern Ireland’s shores. Frank is doing his utmost to ensure the airbase will be ready but religious conflict within the workforce and suspected IRA involvement in the theft of materials and tools from the construction site make his job nearly impossible. When Frank confides his worries to Ruth, despite the risks entailed in meddling in the activities of terrorists, the pair devise a plan to catch the thieves. Can Ruth and Frank stop the acts of sabotage that threaten the military project and what does the future hold for the two of them?

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Keeping Her Pledge: Book 3 (a Short Read)

Pearl-new-Final-KindleJune 1942: Pearl Grainger’s life is much more exciting and fun since the Allied troops arrived in County Fermanagh and RCAF seaplane navigator, Chuck Walker quickly becomes special to her. After witnessing a plane crash on her family’s farm, she realises that she must play a part to help the war effort. But she isn’t prepared for what this will entail when she volunteers at a US Army Station Hospital and Chuck’s disapproval and jealousy don’t make it any easier. Can Pearl fulfil her pledge to herself without losing her RCAF sweetheart?

 

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