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Book Review: Anchor in the Storm

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51ol1vt1GzL__SX322_BO1,204,203,200_Anchor in the Storm

Author: Sarah Sundin

Paperback: 400 Pages

Series: Waves of Freedom (Book 2)

Publisher: Revell (May 3, 2016)


In a time of sacrifice, what price can one put on true love?

Nothing slows Lillian Avery down–not her personal challenges and certainly not America’s entry into World War II. She finally has a chance to prove herself as a pharmacist in Boston. The demands of her new job energize her. But society boy Ensign Archer Vandenberg’s attentions only annoy–even if he is her brother’s best friend. During the darkest days of the war, Arch’s destroyer hunts German U-boats in vain as the submarines sink dozens of merchant ships along the East Coast. Still shaken by battles at sea, Arch notices his men also struggle with their nerves–and with drowsiness. Could there be a link to the large prescriptions Lillian has been filling? As the danger rises on both land and sea, the two must work together to answer that question. But can Arch ever earn Lillian’s trust and affection?

Meet the Author:

61Dm0I55KIL__UX250_Sarah Sundin is the author of Through Waters Deep, as well as Wings of the Nightingale and the Wings of Glory series. A graduate of UC San Francisco School of Pharmacy, she works on call as a hospital pharmacist. During WWII, her grandfather served as a pharmacist’s mate (medic) in the Navy and her great-uncle flew with the US Eighth Air Force. Sarah lives in California.

Visit her website here!

My Review:

I get all sort of happy whenever I get a chance to read one of Sarah Sundin’s awesome books. I feel like a child shouting “gimmie gimmie” when I see her books. I’m never disappointed and I certainly wasn’t this time. Sarah Sundin does such a great job of researching and it shows in her books. I felt as if I was in Boston as I read this, and her knowledge regarding World War II is awesome and enlightening at the same time. This novel revolved around Lillian Avery, a female pharmacist who is starting her first job. And Ensign Archer Vandenberg, a brave Navy seaman who is looking for someone to love him, not his family’s money. We’ve met both of these characters in Sundin’s first book (You should go read that one too). I loved getting to read about these two characters. This book also had a mystery throughout the entire novel that kept me glued to my reading spot. I recommend that you go get a copy of this book because you’ll enjoy the read, the history, the romance and the lessons.


I received this book free from the publisher through the Revell bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own.

Happy Reading!


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  1. Thank you for the lovely review! I’m so glad you enjoyed Arch & Lillian’s story!



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