Maggie Bright

Maggie Bright

A Novel of Dunkirk

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Inheriting the yacht "Maggie Bright," Clare Childs finds herself drawn to action when Churchill asks for civilian watercraft to help rescue the retreating British army from the beaches of Dunkirk.

Tyndale
2016 Christian Book Award finalist (Fiction category)
England, 1940. Clare Childs knew life would change when she unexpectedly inherited the Maggie Bright—a noble fifty-two-foot yacht. In fact, she’s counting on it. But the boat harbors secrets. When a stranger arrives, searching for documents hidden onboard, Clare is pulled into a Scotland Yard investigation that could shed light on Hitler’s darkest schemes and prompt America to action.

Across the Channel, Hitler’s Blitzkrieg has the entire British army in retreat with little hope for rescue at the shallow beaches of Dunkirk. With time running out, Churchill recruits civilian watercraft to help. Hitler is attacking from land, air, and sea, and any boat that goes might not return. Yet Clare knows Maggie Bright must answer the call—piloted by an American who has refused to join the war effort until now and a detective with a very personal motive for exposing the truth.

The fate of the war hinges on this rescue. While two men join the desperate fight, a nation prays for a miracle.

Publisher: Carol Stream, Illinois : Tyndale House Publishers Inc., c2015
ISBN: 9781414383231
Branch Call Number: FIC GRO
Characteristics: 360 p. :,map ;,24 cm.

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