Far Side of the Sea

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"A complex and riveting tale that you won't be able to set aside. Bravo!"--Roseanna M. White, bestselling author of the Ladies of the Manor and Shadows Over England series

In 1918 England, Lieutenant Colin Mabry spends his days decoding messages for MI8 after suffering injuries at the front. When he receives an urgent summons by carrier pigeon from Jewel Reyer--a woman who saved his life and whom he believed to be dead--he can only hope he'll regain the courage he lost on the front lines as he's driven back into war-torn France.

But Jewel isn't the one waiting for him in Paris. Instead, it is a stranger who claims to be her half sister, Johanna, who works at a dovecote for French Army Intelligence. She found Jewel's diary and believes her sister is alive and in the custody of a German agent. With spies everywhere, Colin is at first skeptical of Johanna, but as they travel across France and Spain, a tentative trust grows.

That trust is quickly put to the test, however, when their pursuit leads them straight into the midst of a treacherous plot and their search for answers quickly turns into a battle for their lives.


"Once again Kate Breslin has crafted a story with grappling hooks--it'll catch you from page one and reel you in! With spies, romance, and characters with mountains to overcome, Far Side of the Sea is a complex and riveting tale that you won't be able to set aside. Bravo!"

Roseanna M. White, bestselling author of the Ladies of the Manor and Shadows Over England series

"With writing rich in historical detail, Kate Breslin weaves a tale of intrigue, suspense, and romance against the turbulent backdrop of WWI. From the shores of England to Paris and Barcelona, this action-filled story will delight history buffs and romance lovers alike."

Susan Anne Mason, award-winning author of Irish Meadows and the Courage to Dream series

"Kate Breslin continues her tradition of writing sweeping historical romances that pair the adventurous spirit of Kate Quinn with the historical detail of Susan Meissner and Hazel Gaynor. A universe in itself, Far Side of the Sea sweeps the reader to dashing European locales seen through the eyes of two unforgettable characters whose greatest daring lies in finding restoration and wholeness against the broken backdrop of a world at war. The thinking person's adventure story--Breslin evokes classic literary tropes to create a robust and beautifully written yarn capturing the heart while engaging the mind."

Rachel McMillan, author of the Van Buren and DeLuca series

"Not everyone can write a good war story. Still fewer can bring love, faith, and romance into the mix and make it work. Kate Breslin can do all this with strength and style. She is a remarkable writer, and this book is a remarkable story."

Murray Pura, author of The Wings of Morning, Majestic and Wild, and My Heart Belongs in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

The Author

  1. Kate Breslin
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    Kate Breslin

    A Florida girl who migrated to the Pacific Northwest, Kate Breslin was a bookseller for many years. She is a Carol Award winner and a RITA and Christy Award finalist and lives with her husband in Seattle, Washington. Find her online at www.katebreslin.com.

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