Virginia’s War

Will Howard, The Texas Bookshelf

“She’s pregnant as the book opens, but you wouldn’t know it. Jack Woodville London embarks successfully on his projected trilogy exploring some delicate domestic affairs. He weaves narrative with correspondence with news flashes – revealing the difficult times of Virginia, … Continue reading

 
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Stephanie, GoodReads Reviewer

“Recommends it for: WWII buffs, historical readers, Texans, mystery lovers, and people from small towns
This is the first in a historical fiction trilogy by new Texas author Jack London. In French Letters, we find humor and a mystery with a … Continue reading

 
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Alice, GoodReads Reviewer

“This is a wonderful first novel by Jack Woodville London. The characters in this book brought back so many memories of growing up in a small town soon after the end of World War II. The impact of the war … Continue reading

 
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The Author’s Assistant, GoodReads Reviewer

“What a wonderful summer read, especially before the Fourth of July. London transports the reader to a small town in West Texas in the midst of World War II. In the beginning of the novel the reader experiences an “Our … Continue reading

 
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Cheryl C., GoodReads Reviewer

“An engaging and edgy look at life in a small town during World War II is what you’ll find inFrench Letters – Virginia’s War: Tierra, Texas 1944, the first book of a planned trilogy by Jack Woodville London. In the … Continue reading

 
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Christine Zibas, Book Pleasures

This engaging trilogy, French Letters, opens with a scene from a small Texas town, affected like most of the country, by World War II. Populated by characters both engaging and exasperating, the action is never dull. From a bump on … Continue reading

 
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Deborah Elliott-Upton, Amarillo Globe News

“Virginia’s War written by Groom native Novel is finalist for Best Southern Fiction category Jack Woodville London claims he never gives the same answer twice about why he wroteVirginia’s War the first book his French Letters trilogy. “World War II … Continue reading

 
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Carey from The Tome Traveller’s Webblog

By 1944 the small town of Tierra, Texas was used to the war. The young boys played war games, arguing over who would be on the side of the Allies and who would be the Nazis for the day. The nearby … Continue reading

 
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Jayne from DearAuthor.com

Readers: If you are bothered by period nomenclature (Japs, Krauts, wetbacks), I would advise you to read this book with caution. Dear Mr. London, I am so glad that someone from Vire Press contacted Dear Author about reading this book. … Continue reading

 
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Viviane Crystal

“Living Up To Fiction!” WWII forced many couples to declare their love in the hopes that a beloved girlfriend would wait for her man who was off in the awful trench warfare stretching across Europe. Sandy, a young boy, who … Continue reading

 
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