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Customer Reviews for Moody Publishers Arms of Deliverance, World War II Liberators Series #4

Moody Publishers Arms of Deliverance, World War II Liberators Series #4

A New York Tribune reporter, Mary is covering a dangerous WWII bombing raid over Germany when her plane crashes. Her colleague Lee rushes to her rescue, but their daring escape is interrupted when a priest asks them to care for a Jewish infant taken from a Lebensborn hospital---a breeding facility for Aryan babies. Can they smuggle the child to freedom across enemy lines? 350 pages, softcover from Moody.
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Customer Reviews for Arms of Deliverance, World War II Liberators Series #4
Review 1 for Arms of Deliverance, World War II Liberators Series #4
Overall Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5

Date:January 29, 2012
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Jules
Age:45-54
Gender:female
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I love all of Tricia Goyers' books that I have read so far. This was my first order with CBD and I will order through you again. Thank you
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Review 2 for Arms of Deliverance, World War II Liberators Series #4
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Date:November 17, 2007
I only read about 20 pages of this book. It appeared to be well written, and fast-paced, and would probably hold a readers attention well. My concern was that the descriptions of how the Germans treated their prisoners was too graphic. I didn't like this. So, I quit reading.
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Review 3 for Arms of Deliverance, World War II Liberators Series #4
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5 out of 5
5 out of 5

Date:March 11, 2007
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Cheryl R
Tall, blonde and beautiful Katrine lives the life of genteel Belgian society, one in which WWII hasn't darkened. The pregnant girlfriend of Henrick Schwartz, she loathes her current life. A year before she was Rebecca Lodz, a Jewess on her way to the camps. Her Aryan looks saved her from the concentration camps, but not the rest of her family. The guilt she feels how far she's gone to protect herself may, in the end, betray her. Mary Kelly and Lee O'Donnell are rival newspaper reporters brought up in opposite worlds. Lee is the daughter of privledge, with connections Mary can only dream of. But Lee finds high society life stifling and longs to make her reputation as a reporter, not a socialite. Mary was raised by her mother. She has, by sheer grit and determination, carved out her niche in the male dominated world of newspaper reporting. She must think of novel ways to get interviews with some of the most important people in the world, while Lee uses her societal connections--a trait Mary loathes in her Lee. Their rivalry intensifies when both women are chosen to report the war from the front lines.But both women are unprepared for war's realities. Confronted with dangers and horrors neither imagined, both are forced to re-align their personal and professional priorities, goals that may be short-lived when one of them goes MIA. Tricia Goyer contines her excellent historical fiction writing in her forth WWII novel. She has the ability to flesh out lesser known aspects of WWII and give bring to life the time period through use of historical details, all without overwhelming the reader. Arms of Deliverance is a book that's earned a home on my bookshelf.
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Review 4 for Arms of Deliverance, World War II Liberators Series #4
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Date:January 16, 2007
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Narelle Mollet
Tricia Goyer continues her World War II series with a fascinating tale of two very different American female news reporters who find themselves on the frontlines of the war in Belgium and France.Mary has clawed her way through the journalistic ranks with nothing but grit and determination to aid her while wealthy socialite Lee has shocked her family by leaving her job with Vogue and taking up news reporting. It is through these women that we glimpse the harshness of war and the resilience of those fighting for freedom. There lives become entwined with a young pregnant Jew who has hidden her true identity and is living as an Aryan and in love with a Nazi officer in charge of racial purity. Both Mary and Lee find themselves in life threatening situations as they pursue the real stories of civilians and soldiers caught up in a war that forever changed the world.Tricia has penned an informative and interesting story of the war through the eyes of reporters, a secret Jew and the crew of a B-17 bomber. Their stories intersect well and although there is some predictability to the ending there is enough suspense to keep the reader enthralled. Lee was less developed as a character than Mary which was a bit disappointing but Tricia has otherwise written an accurate tale of the war and is well worth the read.
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Review 5 for Arms of Deliverance, World War II Liberators Series #4
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Date:January 4, 2007
Arms of Deliverance is a delightful book. Set during World War Two, it focuses on two women newspaper reporters, Mary Kelley and Lee O'Donnelly, who both want to get sent to the European front as war correspondents. Theyre rivals who get paired together as roommates on the ship and in England. You really couldnt pick women from more different backgrounds. Mary grew up in a single parent home, while Lee grew up in privilege with endless benefits as a result of her last name. They are similar in their passion to tell the stories from the war. Then there's the plotline with Katrine, a Jewess who hides in plain sight in Belguim as the girlfriend of a German officer. When she becomes pregnant he sends her to Lebensborn. Another great focus of the book is the crew flying a B-17, Destinys Child. When Mary gets assigned to go with the Destinys Child crew on a bombing raid, the multiple plots begin to intersect and weave together into a beautiful plot. I won't tell you more, because I want you to uncover this great story on your own. Tricias meticulous research shows in the details she incorporates into the story. As a lover of World War Two history, I can enjoy Tricias books without worrying that shell get key details wrong. Instead, the stories arent disrupted by the history, but the history adds a richness and detail to the plots. The characters are far from cardboard cutouts. Instead they stand in relief to each other and make the book more realistic as the sparks fly. I thouroughly enjoyed this book and highly recommend it!
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Review 6 for Arms of Deliverance, World War II Liberators Series #4
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Date:November 2, 2006
"Arms of Deliverance" is Tricia Goyer's fourth novel set during World War II. Mary and Lee are two female reporters each struggling to prove they deserve to have the top story. Katrine is a Jew, living the life of an Aryan, pregnant with a Nazi's child. Their lives become intertwined as Mary and Lee are sent to Europe to report about the war and Katrine learns the risk of keeping her secret. Along the way, the reader learns about the Nazis view of children and bloodlines, the role of women reporters during war times and the true meaning of sacrifice.I found this book fascinating. I love stories set during WWII. This was such a dramatic time period. I found the Katrine story very captivating, as she is a Jew being able to pass for a Aryan. Learning about the birthing houses where women gave birth solely to make new generations of Aryans was very interesting. I felt like I was really in the story especially during Mary and Eddie's adventure. Very edge of your seat. The amazing thing is is that many people probably faced that exact situation during the war. It makes the story more exciting and nerve wracking. You can tell there was a lot of research done in writing the book. I really liked the strong female characters. Mary and Lee kept trying to make their name on their own and allowed themselves to be pushed to the limit. Katrine risks her life to finally let the truth be known. I'm not sure I could do the same had I been in their situation.Currently in one of my courses, we are studying about WWII and the Nazis. This book helped me get a better outlook on their thinking and way of life. I'm really glad I read it and I'm looking forward to reading the rest of Tricia's books. I would recommend this for anyone who likes historical fiction.
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Review 7 for Arms of Deliverance, World War II Liberators Series #4
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5 out of 5
5 out of 5

Date:August 9, 2006
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Michelle Sutton
Arms of Deliverance is a powerful and fascinating tale portraying the evil of the Nazi regime and the heroic people who resisted by refusing to conform. And, as usual, Tricia's storyline and writing is as gripping as the Thoene's, and I've read all of their books. One character's plight I found particularly gripping. Rebecca Lodz, a Czech Jewess, had to change her name to Katrine and pass herself off as Aryan to survive, only to end up in the Lebensborn project, where German babies were bred for the Reich. Two female reporters were sent on dangerous missions (at their request) to report tales of heroism to inspire Americans and boost morale. Unfortunately, they both encountered terrors of war that made them question their judgment, but they "hung in there" despite their fear. They experienced things that imbedded in their minds and changed their hearts forever. (I love how Tricia always has strong female heroines in her books. Yes, even Rebecca had incredible strength.) The Destiny's Child navigator, Eddie, is incredible and handsome--the ultimate hero, and of course, a Christian. He bonds to one of the female reporters during their plight and he proposes a plan that has Mary afraid--the title's name sake, yet she agrees to trust God. (I don't know how she does it, but Tricia always has me sighing over the guys in her stories.) The author also does what most excellent authors do...she takes the characters' worst fears and makes it happen, then adds even more trials to their load. Great writing. Excellent twists and turns. Incredible plot. Strong faith element. Enthralling story. I don't want this series to ever end. What a great way to teach young people today about true heroism in the midst of a cynical society obsessed with self-preservation.
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