Resisting the Enemy

The Story Of Valentine De Vaillant, Known As Valli, Stretches From The Beaches Of Australia To The Boulevards Of Pre War Paris, Through The German Blitzkrieg And The Long Dark Years Of The Occupation Of France.From The Moment Valli Joins A Resistance Group In Lyon, She Engages In A Series Of Dangerous Clandestine Activities That At Any Moment Could Lead To Arrest By The Dreaded Gestapo When She Finds Herself Becoming Attracted To A German Officer, Her World Is Thrown Into Turmoil.Resisting The Enemy Is A Thrilling Story Of Conflict, Danger And Passion, And A Love Between Enemies That Seems Impossibly Doomed It Is Also About Music And Opera, The Enduring Bonds Of Friendship, And The Life And Death Choices One Makes In A Time Of War.Resisting the Enemy

Lorraine is a licensed shorthand writer She worked for many years as a Court Reporter with the Victorian Government Reporting Service, providing verbatim transcripts of Supreme Court criminal trials and in other jurisdictions Her articles have been published in On Line Opinion,, and A resident of Melbourne s Bayside, Lorraine adores the opera and is an avid moviegoer Sh

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  • Paperback
  • 640 pages
  • Resisting the Enemy
  • Lorraine Campbell
  • English
  • 07 January 2019

10 thoughts on “Resisting the Enemy

  1. says:

    Lorraine, you ve done it again This book is brilliant I teach all my French language students about World War II and the German Occupation of France From now on they will read this book for background before they embark on their detailed study This book should ...

  2. says:

    Review written for and published by Portland Book Review on November 7th Lorraine Campbell s Resisting the Enemy is the coming of age tale of a young woman in France during World War II Valentine de Vaillant, or Valli to her friends, is an intelligent and somewhat headstrong young woman When the Germans roll into her beloved country she chooses to fight back by joining a resistance group, helping to smuggle papers and people in and out of France However, once a German officer is billeted in her own home things become tricky, particularly since Valli finds him somewhat charming despite her hatred for everything he stands for As the German Wehrmacht ratchets up its persecution against Jews the stakes become deadly Valli learns of a traitor within the resistance and desperately races to warn her friends before it is too late.A beautifully written historical piece, Resisting the Enemy offers a different perspective to this tumultuous time period While the characters in the book remain on the fringes of the...

  3. says:

    This is a wonderful read to get background of the German invasion and occupation of France in the second world war It is the story of Valli, a well to do french girl who becomes a member of the resistance It discusses her life from being age 12 and how she became involved in the first place with helping others It tells us of her family and connections with the law, social justice, the Jews, and a German...

  4. says:

    Enriched with French history and fascinating facts about World War II A classic love story of star crossed lovers which warms the heart as it overcomes all hardships For once, a rare happy ending exists.

  5. says:

    A beautiful and brilliantly crafted story Historical YA fiction at its best Cannot wait for the next book

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