Thursday, October 16, 2014

Book Beginning: Under False Flags by Steve Anderson


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Corporal Wendell Lett and his buddies spent most of the time crouched or prone, breathing dust and bitter black smoke, the passing NCOs screaming instructions so fast that they ended up asking each other just what the orders were.

-- Under False Flags by Steve Anderson, also available in a Kindle edition and an audio edition. That is an attention-grabbing beginning! Under False Flags is the latest WWII novel from a terrific author whose loyal following grows with every new book.

My 2010 interview with Steve Anderson is here. My review of The Losing Role, one of his earlier novels, is here.


Sandra Nachlinger said...

Sounds like a fascinating book. The opening definitely made me want to see what happens next.
Thank you for once again hosting Book Beginnings.

Claudia {Sparrowhawk} said...

I have to agree with you, the beginning is intriguing. I do enjoy WWII historical; thanks for sharing this one and for hosting :)

sherry fundin said...

War seems to be a popular subject right now. Thanks for sharing and hosting BB.

Katherine P said...

This sounds interesting. The beginning is definitely intriguing. I'm not a huge fan of battlefield fiction but I think my husband would love this one.

Elizabeth said...

Thank goodness for our brave men who fought for our freedom.

Thanks for sharing.

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Rose said...

I love this beginning. It conveys the confusion and even comedy amidst strikingly dismal and difficult circumstances.

William Stanger said...

This looks like a decent read. Hope you enjoy it.

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