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The Turning Tide Read ¾ 109 ´ ❮BOOKS❯ ✹ The Turning Tide ✯ Author C.M. Lance – Berkingmad.co.uk A novel of secrets mateship and betrayal set against a dramatic backdrop of wartime Australia a sweeping saga that will be enjoyed by readers who crave action and adventure with a little bit of spiceW A novel of secrets mateBOOKS The Turning Tide Author C.M. Lance Berkingmad.co.uk A novel of secrets mateship and betrayal set against a dramatic backdrop of wartime Australia a sweeping saga that will be enjoyed by readers who crave action and adventure with a little bit of spiceW A novel of secrets mateship and betrayal set against a dramatic backdrop of wartime Australia a sweeping The Turning Epub / saga that will be enj.

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Oyed by readers who crave action and adventure with a little bit of spiceWhen Mike Whalen revisits his former commando training grounds at rugged beautiful Wilsons Promontory he's shocked by a chance meeting with the granddaughter of his glamorous old friends Helen and JohnnyWhen Johnny died in the Pacific War Mike was left with a burden of buried secrets And as he's drawn back into the life of Helen's family Mike finds himself overwhelmed by the pas.

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The Turning TideT from growing up in melting pot Broome to tragic guerilla missions in Timor desire in post war Hiroshima and betrayal in the jazzy fiftiesBefore Mike can turn the bitter tides of memory and have any hope of happiness he must rebuild his bonds with wartime mates face his long held guilt and finally confront Helen and himself with the truthFrom Broome to the Prom via war in the Pacific this is a powerful saga of mateship adventure betrayal and passion..

10 Comments on "The Turning Tide Read ¾ 109"

  • Amanda - Mrs B&

    The Turning Tide Read ¾ 109 The Turning Tide45 starsThe Turning Tide is a sweeping saga crossing rural Australia through to the Timor and the Pacific It is


  • Brenda

    The Turning Tide Read ¾ 109 The Turning Tide45★sLiving in Broome in WA as a child of the 30s was a great experience for Mike Whalen; his parents Danny and Lucy owned the lugger building business in Broome; bo


  • Dale Harcombe

    The Turning Tide Read ¾ 109 The Turning TideThree and a half stars Books about war are not among my favourite genre but I uite enjoyed this novel because of the complex characters Some of the war bits I found hard to read and I admit to skimming those a bit What I did like was how this story shows the lingering effects of war on the psyche of those who have been involved and al


  • Kimberley

    The Turning Tide Read ¾ 109 The Turning Tide Thank you Allen Unwin for a free copy of this book via GoodreadsThe Turning Tide is a lovely story about a war veteran and lost love It was such a sweet read and I thoroughly enjoyed the story The relationships were complex and exciting to read about And even though there seemed to be a fair few each one felt as real as the other I found myself waiting with anticipation for Mike to meet up with Helen and I was not disappointed with how their story endedWhile the romantic aspect was one that appealed to me it certainly wasn't a simple romance novel With flashbacks to wartime C M Lance revealed some of the complexities of war and race Although I did find Mike's attitude one that was very sympathetic and almost modern to be honest a touch unbelieva


  • John Reid

    The Turning Tide Read ¾ 109 The Turning TideAt the outset I must say The Turning Tide is a thoroughly enjoyable book I found it hard to put down reading it in just two eveningsThis is a love story one suited as much to the male reader as to the female It contains many elements tenderness savagery soft longings harsh realities care hate trust and betrayal all set against a backdrop of tides tidal Broome Wilsons Promontory’s Tidal River the varying tides of life and times the turning tide of World War Two and the constant tide that is the human condition All of this is woven through an appealing read by an excellent authorIt’s the 1980s Mike Whalen is a lecturer in engineering in


  • Heather Morrison

    The Turning Tide Read ¾ 109 The Turning TideI thoroughly enjoyed this book Set in Australia Timor and Japan both during and after WW2 and with flashes forward to the 1980s it follows the life of engineer and commando Mike Whalen and his friends and familyLance has a true talent for researching these little known parts of Australian history and bringing them to life I had no idea that Wilsons Promontory had been used for commando training or how badly we had treated the Tise in WW2 There was one scene in the book that still haunts me when Lena says to Mike that he is the loneliest person she knows and Mike realizes how little he has in his life I look forward to reading Atomic Sea another Lance novel based on Lena Whalen a character in this book


  • Cynthia

    The Turning Tide Read ¾ 109 The Turning TideI enjoyed this story and characters mainly based around the WWII campaign in Timor I love it when a story makes me experience a range of emotions throughout the story It is


  • Greg Barron

    The Turning Tide Read ¾ 109 The Turning TideIt took me about two pages to fall in love with this beautiful Australian book The writing reminded me strongly of George Johnston in My Brother Jack It had the same sweet sad narration heavy with regret but also a sense of wonder and joy Best of all it was a pleasure to read and I fell easily into the pages each time I picked it up


  • Debra Haverkamp

    The Turning Tide Read ¾ 109 The Turning TideLoved this book Found it extremely interesting regarding details about what happened in Timor in WW2 Entertaining throughout Tells the story of a young man Mike serving his country and what happens in the past and then in the future as he tells it though his eyes Moving forward 40 50 years he meets up with past friends and makes new ones Both past and future are brought together with a story line that keeps you wondering what comes next Looking forward to the next book written by C M Lance


  • Heather

    The Turning Tide Read ¾ 109 The Turning TideI’d like to thank the publisher for sending me a copy of this book through First Reads