Code Name Verity
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    Code Name Verity | Elizabeth Wein

    Code Name Verity

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Elizabeth Wein
    • Narrated By Morven Christie, Lucy Gaskell
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (5368)
    Performance
    (4907)
    Story
    (4902)

    Code Name Verity is a compelling, emotionally rich story with universal themes of friendship and loyalty, heroism and bravery. Two young women from totally different backgrounds are thrown together during World War II: one a working-class girl from Manchester, the other a Scottish aristocrat, one a pilot, the other a wireless operator. Yet whenever their paths cross, they complement each other perfectly and before long become devoted friends. But then a vital mission goes wrong....

    Haunting, Beautiful, Exquisite, Special Book

    Other reviewers have outlined the plot, the story and what the reader/listener can expect to happen in this book. So I'll take a moment to say that I ..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 21 2013 by Suzn F (Fletcher, VT, US)
  • 2
    Rose Under Fire | Elizabeth Wein

    Rose Under Fire

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Elizabeth Wein
    • Narrated By Sasha Pick
    Overall
    (22)
    Performance
    (22)
    Story
    (21)

    Rose Justice is a young pilot with the Air Transport Auxiliary during the Second World War. On her way back from a semi-secret flight in the waning days of the war, Rose is captured by the Germans and ends up in Ravensbrück, the notorious Nazi women's concentration camp. There, she meets an unforgettable group of women. These damaged women must bond together to help each other survive.

    Lest we forget

    It is obvious that Elizabeth Wein did a great deal of research to write this book. The book is emotional and intense but the subject is important as ..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 10 2013 by Jean (Santa Cruz, CA, United States)
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    Rose Under Fire | Elizabeth Wein

    Rose Under Fire

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Elizabeth Wein
    • Narrated By Sasha Pick
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1033)
    Performance
    (943)
    Story
    (941)

    Rose Justice is a young pilot with the Air Transport Auxiliary during the Second World War. On her way back from a semi-secret flight in the waning days of the war, Rose is captured by the Germans and ends up in Ravensbrück, the notorious Nazi women's concentration camp. There, she meets an unforgettable group of women. These damaged women must bond together to help each other survive.

    Terrific story paired with passible narration

    The book, yes! I loved Elizabeth Wein's companion to this, "Code Name Verity". Even Maddie makes appearances in both books... But as an audiobook, ..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 14 2015 by Daryl (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)