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The Light After the Storm

350 pages
Severn River Publishing Llc

In the darkest hours of World War II, courage flares brightest.

As the storm of war intensifies, Clyde finds himself in the thrumming heart of the action. While his valor is tested on the battlefields of Leyte Gulf, Mindoro, and Corregidor, an unacknowledged yearning for the normalcy of civilian life gnaws at him.

At the same time, Shawn battles his inner demons in the unforgiving Burmese jungle, his spirit strained by the brutal realities of guerrilla warfare against the Japanese. The line between duty and darkness blurs, threatening to consume him.

Back on the home front, Abby, scarred by a personal loss and burdened by guilt, seeks solace in the adrenaline-fueled flights of the Women's Auxiliary Ferry Squadron. Her reckless escapades in the sky mirror her turbulent emotions, but a fateful encounter forces her to confront her trauma.

Across the Pacific, Frank navigates treacherous waters of passion and retribution, his mission complicated by his fervor to protect a Filipino woman whose life hangs in the balance. Meanwhile, Sal finds himself in a dangerous game of cat and mouse, his quest for justice pitting him against ruthless adversaries.

The lives of the Cooper family intertwine within the epic tapestry of WWII. In the tradition of Jeff Shaara and Ken Follett, The Light After the Storm delivers an epic tale of heroism and sacrifice that will captivate readers from beginning to end.


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Author Bio
Chris Glatte graduated from the University of Oregon with a BA in English Literature and worked as a river guide/kayak instructor for a decade before training as an Echocardiographer. He worked in the medical field for over 20 years, and now writes full time. Chris is the author of multiple historical fiction thriller series, including A Time to Serve and Tark's Ticks, a set of popular WWII novels. He lives in Southern Oregon with his wife, two boys, and ever-present Labrador, Hoover. When he's not writing or reading, Chris can be found playing in the outdoors-usually on a river or mountain.