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Ariel Lawhon

Biography

Ariel Lawhon

Ariel Lawhon is cofounder of the popular website SheReads.org. A novelist, blogger and lifelong reader, she lives in the rolling hills outside Nashville, Tennessee, with her husband, four sons and black lab --- who is, thankfully, a girl.

Ariel Lawhon

Books by Ariel Lawhon

by Ariel Lawhon, Kristina McMorris, and Susan Meissner - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction

The Philippines, 1941. When U.S. Navy nurse Eleanor Lindstrom, U.S. Army nurse Penny Franklin and Filipina nurse Lita Capel forge a friendship at the Army Navy Club in Manila, they believe they’re living a paradise assignment. All three are seeking a way to escape their pasts, but soon the beauty and promise of their surroundings give way to the heavy mantle of war. Caught in the crosshairs of a fight between the U.S. military and the Imperial Japanese Army for control of the Philippine Islands, the nurses are forced to serve under combat conditions and, ultimately, endure captivity as the first female prisoners of the Second World War. As their resiliency is tested, they strive to keep their hope --- and their fellow inmates --- alive, though not without great cost.

by Ariel Lawhon - Fiction, Historical Fiction

It is 1936, and Nancy Wake is an intrepid Australian expat living in Paris when she meets the wealthy French industrialist Henri Fiocca. When the Germans invade France, she becomes Lucienne Carlier, who smuggles people and documents across the border. Nancy earns a new nickname from the Gestapo for her remarkable ability to evade capture: the White Mouse. With a five million franc bounty on her head, Nancy is forced to escape France and leave Henri behind. When she enters training with the Special Operations Executives in Britain, she is told to use the name Hélène with her comrades. And finally, with mission in hand, Nancy is airdropped back into France as the deadly Madam Andrée, where she claims her place as one of the most powerful leaders in the French Resistance.

by Ariel Lawhon - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Russia, July 17, 1918: Under direct orders from Vladimir Lenin, Bolshevik secret police force Anastasia Romanov, along with the entire imperial family, into a damp basement in Siberia where they face a merciless firing squad. None survive. At least that is what the executioners have always claimed. Germany, February 17, 1920: A young woman bearing an uncanny resemblance to Anastasia Romanov is pulled from a canal in Berlin and claims to be the Russian Grand Duchess Anastasia. Her detractors are convinced that she is only after the immense Romanov fortune. As rumors begin to circulate through European society that the youngest Romanov daughter has survived the massacre, old enemies and new threats are awakened.

by Ariel Lawhon - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

On the evening of May 3, 1937, 97 people board the Hindenburg for its final, doomed flight. Among them are a frightened stewardess who is not what she seems; the steadfast navigator determined to win her heart; a naive cabin boy eager to earn a permanent position; an impetuous journalist who has been blacklisted in her native Germany; and an enigmatic American businessman with a score to settle. Over the course of three champagne-soaked days, their lies, fears, agendas and hopes for the future will be revealed --- and one in their party will set a plot in motion that will have devastating consequences for them all.