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[Historical Romance]



Honor and Innocence: Against the Tides of War, a historical romance novel by Glen Hierlmeier, will be released March 2014. This book takes the reader through the devastation left by World War II across the European and Asian continents following its main character Hank Fischer, who was drafted to the American Army in 1945 shortly after his high school graduation.

During his service, Hank befriends a German prisoner-of-war, Max, who tells Hank of his twin sister, Roberta, also in captivity. An unlikely romance buds between her and Hank, leaving Hank conflicted between his allegiance to the American Army and his love for Roberta. Hank decides to break out Max and Roberta, and together they make a desperate flight through war-torn Germany where they witness first-hand the destruction post-war Europe has endured. Leaving Max behind in Switzerland, they make their way to the port city of Trieste, where they board a ship and depart to the seas, dealing with pirates, facing adversity, making new friends, and desperately seeking a safe refuge in a place where their love can flourish.

Follow Hank and Roberta on their intense and captivating journey from country to country as they seek refuge. Read as they make their way through bombed-out cities filled with dead bodies, giving a rare glimpse into the tragic consequences of war, as they remain together bound by love.

  • Paperback: 338 pages
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (March 5, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1495207617
  • ISBN-13: 978-1495207617

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About the Author

The author graduated from the United States Air Force Academy, then earned an MBA at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Early military assignments on the Manned Orbiting Laboratory and the design of the F-15 Eagle fighter aircraft served to give him insight into the workings of the military and a keen interest in military history, providing a unique foundation for this book. His previous published books are We Had to Live: We Had No Choice and Thoughts from Yesterday: Moments to Remember.


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Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Glen-Hierlmeier/664924423550587

Twitter: https://twitter.com/GlenHierlmeier

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6035175.Glen_Thomas_Hierlmeier

Website: http://glenthomasbooks.net


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Giveaway will run from April 17 until April 25, 2014.

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HONOR & INNOCENCE by Glen Thomas Hierlmeier is an intriguing Historical Romance. “Against The Tides of War”. What an interesting story! Follow Hank Fischer, an American soldier,of German ancestry, from Wisconsin to Texas, to Germany, Switzerland,Greece, and Singapore. Max, a German soldier,Roberta, Max’s sister, on a journey that last a lifetime.

Max is a German prisoner of war, under Hank’s supervision. His twin sister, Roberta, is in Germany also under captivity. Max and Hank become fast friends. Max decides to help Max and Roberta escape and thus begins their journey.

Filled with the devastation of war, intrigue, romance, seeking refuge,pirates, prejudice, adversity,and love. These young people do not have an easy go of things in the least. But they have a blossoming love and friendship.

Thrust into a battle between his conscience, his love, and his country, Max must choose or lose all… his family, his home,his country or the love of his life.  What a gut wrenching tale of intrigue and love set against the backdrop of WWII.

Any historical reader who enjoys historical fiction, romance, WWII, is sure to enjoy “HONOR & INNOCENCE”. The characters will tug at your heart as well as find a place inside of your heart. Well written, with vivid descriptions and engaging characters. Mr. Hierleier has captured the essence of WWII and the devastation of war to family, friends, and country. An enjoyable read! Received for an honest review.



REVIEWED BY: AprilR, courtesy of My Book Addiction and More