It’s the final installment of our weekly read-along through the historical fiction novel Gunner’s Run by Rick Barry. Give us a vote in the comments if you prefer nonfiction or historical fiction read-alongs, and we’ll take your opinions into consideration as we plan for 2019!
We’re aware this post is one week overdue and send our apologies. Let’s just say, we hope your Thanksgiving was as wonderful as ours and when a loved one is home on military leave – that’s simply the most important. We’re aiming to get back on schedule and stay on schedule through the rest of the holiday season.
Even though this is the ending of the book, there are no major spoilers – just some historical details and facts from World War II.
We’ll have just one more week left in our read-along, and this week’s chapters keeps the excitement high as we approach the story’s conclusion. Here’s a little extra history to go with Chapters 26-28 in Rick Barry’s historical fiction story Gunner’s Run. Continue reading
The plot thickens as fictional airman Jim Yoder continues his journey through Nazi-occupied Europe in Gunner’s Run by author Rick Barry. We’re in the final sections of the book, now; have you figured out how it will all end?
No major spoilers in this blog post, just some extra history… Continue reading
Ready to head farther west on the escape journey in the historical novel Gunner’s Run? Author Rick Barry keeps the plot moving and the history hints coming in this section of the adventure story. No spoilers ahead – just some extra historical details about World War II.
Interesting, this section has hints and ties to World War I, the conflict that had wracked Europe just decades earlier. Did you know that the anniversary of the end of World War I is coming up on November 11? It’s been one hundred years this year (2018). Continue reading
The story takes yet another surprising turn in these chapters, but we won’t give you the spoilers. Instead, you’ll simply find some background history in this evening’s blog post to be enjoyed with the historical fiction novel Gunner’s Run (by Rick Barry) or on it’s own as World War II trivia. Continue reading
From a startling moment in the “abandoned building” to beginning a faster journey west, this week’s chapter selection in Rick Barry’s Gunner’s Run offers new plot twists and possibilities. Also, there’s plenty to discuss to add a little extra history to the discussion.
There are a few spoilers in this blog post, so read with care!