Saving Mrs. Roosevelt: WWII Heroines (Heroines of WWII) (Paperback)

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The Safety of the First Lady Rests in Shirley’s Hands

Shirley Davenport is as much a patriot as her four brothers. She, too, wants to aid her country in the war efforts, but opportunities for women are limited. When her best friend Joan informs her that the Coast Guard has opened a new branch for single women, they both enlist in the SPARs, ready to help protect the home front.
 
Training is rigorous, and Shirley is disappointed that she and Joan are sent to separate training camps. At the end of basic training, Captain Webber commends her efforts and commissions her home to Maine under the ruse of a dishonorable discharge to help uncover a plot against the First Lady.

Shirley soon discovers nothing is as it seems. Who can she trust? Why do the people she loves want to harm the First Lady? With the help of Captain Webber, it’s a race against time to save Mrs. Roosevelt and remain alive.

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About the Author


Candice Sue Patterson studied at the Institute of Children’s Literature and is an active member of American Christian Fiction Writers. She lives in Indiana with her husband and three sons in a restored farmhouse overtaken by books. When she’s not tending to her chickens, splitting wood, or decorating cakes, she’s working on a new story. Candice writes Modern Vintage Romance—where the past and present collide with faith. Her debut novel How to Charm a Beekeeper’s Heart was a 2012 ACFW First Impressions finalist and made INSPYs Longlist for 2016.

Praise For…


Full of intrigue and historical detail, Patterson brings to life the little-known women's SPARs who deserve to have their story told as part of the Greatest Generation. Drama and faith seamlessly blend together with just the right amount of romance to delight any WWII fan. 
- J'nell Ciesielski, bestselling author of The Socialite

In Saving Mrs. Roosevelt, Candice Sue Patterson has crafted a home front story of WWII that will satisfy fans of Lynn Austin and Amy Lynn Green. Filled with intrigue and drama, the hero and heroine must work together to infiltrate a spy ring that is determined to harm Mrs. Roosevelt. Along the way you’ll enjoy the setting and supporting characters. This is an engaging story with a layer of romance that I enjoyed.
- Cara Putman, bestselling, award-winning author of Flight Risk and Lethal Intent
 

Patterson brings in well-researched background on the SPARs without slowing the plot. It’s a fun little escape. 
— Publishers Weekly

Deftly blending elements of history, romance and mystery, "Saving Mrs. Roosevelt" by talented and original novelist Candice Sue Patterson is a inherently compelling and fully entertaining read from first page to last.
— James A. Cox
Product Details
ISBN: 9781636090894
ISBN-10: 1636090893
Publisher: Barbour Fiction
Publication Date: December 1st, 2021
Pages: 256
Language: English
Series: Heroines of WWII