Virginia's War

“The prologue of VIRGINIA’S WAR grabbed my attention, and once the story is laid out for readers, it’s difficult not to read to the end! Everything comes to a head in an exciting, and somewhat surprising, conclusion. I’m looking forward … Continue reading

 

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French Letters Virginia’s War is a fascinating glimpse into WWII on the home front. Set in the small West Texas town of Tierra in 1944, the book details what life was like for non-combatants in the dusty backwaters of America during … Continue reading

 

Virginia’s War: The first installment in a must read WW II trilogy

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“I don’t normally read this genre but wanted to check out the Military Writers Society of America’s Author of the Year. I grabbed my Kindle, kicked back on the couch, and was soon 25% through the book seeing the world … Continue reading

 

Harshness of War Hits Small Town USA

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London offers the reader an engaging perspective on World War II from the home front with this first book of his French Letters trilogy. Small town life in the Texas Panhandle town of Tierra on the surface seems simpler than … Continue reading

 

A Nostalgic, Bittersweet, Enjoyable Read!

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Jack Woodville London delivers a historical Masterpiece of war, politics, love, and betrayal. This engaging story takes place during World War II and as the war is raging, so is conflict and deception in a small town in Texas. The … Continue reading

 

“ENORMOUS IN EVERY WAY!”

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This book provides an interesting view of World War II. It details the lives of those left in a small town in west Texas and the impact the war has on everyone. The characters are all impacted in various ways … Continue reading

 

Well done

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I enjoyed French Letters for it’s unique take on WWII. Here we see the war and rationing and evasion of rationing through the eyes and actions of the adults and youngsters of small town USA. The story is well written … Continue reading

 

A unique view of WWII

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This book is Volume 1 of a trilogy entitled “French Letters. This story is told through the eyes of a young boy, Sandy Clayton, who with his two best buddies Sluggo and Butch managed to get into everything, be everywhere and … Continue reading

 

Real Slice of Life at Home During WWII

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“Anyone who has lived in a small town, particularly one in Texas, will recognize the trappings of existing in such a fishbowl in the lives and characters of Jack Woodville London’s Tierra, Texas, in the first book of his French … Continue reading

 

Kandace Power Graves

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“Jack, What a read! I’ve always considered you one of the most sensitive men I’ve ever had the privilege of knowing; it’s heartening to know that such awareness seems to know no bounds. Your seamless interweaving of the everyday minutiae … Continue reading

 

Ernie, Amazon Reviewer

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Engaged in War

As we step out of ‘Virginia’s War’ and step into Engaged In War, we continue to follow the personal journey of Will Hastings. A Captain, a Doctor and a man torn to pieces emotionally over the death of his brother, … Continue reading

 

A REMARKABLE EPIC STORY OF COMMITMENT, COURAGE, AND SACRIFICE!

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Jack London has done an excellent job in following Virginia’s War. This second installment in the trilogy follows Will Hastings through his service in France. It ties Will back to his small Texas hometown and carries forward the story told … Continue reading

 

Excellent second installment in the French Letters trilogy

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As a teenager dating WWII vets returning home, I heard all sorts of snippets of the snafus that occurred during the war and Book Two covers the trials and adjustments made by the medical teams on the push by the … Continue reading

 

Powerful Saga of WWII

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“Jack London really understands small town life, and has done an incredible amount of research so he could add details to make this story come to life. Waiting for the 3rd in the trilogy!”

 

Leeanne, GoodReads Reviewer

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“London has crafted an intriguing tale filled with rich details, fully fleshed characters and plenty of twists and turns to satisfy the reader who enjoys character focused historical fiction. From the prologue to last page the reader is kept turning … Continue reading

 

Molly Martin, The Compulsive Reader

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“I’ve never really been a “war-time” reader and I’m pretty positive this is my first war-related novel. In school I sort of avoided all History classes if I could get away with it. I’m not too sure why I did … Continue reading

 

Mishel, P.S. I Love Books

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“French Letters: Engaged in War has to be the first WWII book I have read in a long time. This second novel in the trilogy by Jack Woodville London pretty much takes place in the French countryside during the attempted … Continue reading

 

Celticlady’s Review

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“Jack Woodville London’s French Letters: Engaged in War Normandy 1944, is the second book in the French Letters trilogy. Beginning with a distressed woman in the prologue; the reader begins to feel some of the stress washing over Shirley. The … Continue reading

 

Midwest Book Review

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“Dear Mr. London, You promised us romance in the second book in the French Letters trilogy and you delivered. You promised us characters who are “Engaged in War” as the Allies liberate France and you delivered. You promised us answers … Continue reading

 

Jayne, “Dear Author”

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“Engaged in War is the story of Will Hastings, a young Army doctor from Tierra, Texas, who arrives in Normandy amidst the D-Day landings and soon finds himself walking a moral tightrope between saving lives and a growing urge to … Continue reading

 

Simply Dawn

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