A gripping tale of the courage and heroism of Churchill's "Few" based on true events. Perfect for fans of Robert Radcliffe and Laura Hillenbrand. <br> <br>May 1940. The French and British armies are in retreat as Hitler's blitzkrieg storms through France. Finally, they are beaten back to the coast at Dunkirk, with nowhere left to flee. <br>Churchill is determined to rescue as many men as possible, for without her army, Britain is sunk. A plan is hatched to evacuate the men from the beaches by sea, but it will take the combined strength of all the forces to ensure its success. <br> <br>Sam, a young RAF pilot flies sorties daily over France, engaging the enemy in the skies over Dunkirk. He is determined to protect the men trapped on the beaches below, and give them a fighting chance of returning to home shores. <br>Day after day he returns to base when others do not. He witnesses friends shot down by the Luftwaffe, sometimes lost at sea. And each time he wonders when his luck will run out, yet still, he returns to the hell in the skies. <br> <br>Survival is Victory. <br>
BIOGRAPHY Suzy Henderson is a historical fiction author with a particular interest in both world wars. Her debut novel, The Beauty Shop, is set in WW2 and was released in November 2016. Suzy is presently writing her next book which is again set during WW2 and is due to be released later in 2017.
She is a member of the Historical Novel Society and the Alliance of Independent Authors.
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