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Spitfire in Love

Spitfire in Love [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 149266197X
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From the International Phenomenon with over 200 Million Reads on Wattpad She's never at a loss for words. He's determined to have the last one. KARA There he was with his piercing blue eyes and Lucifer black hair. He was leaning against the wall, a lollipop in his mouth, hot as hell and twice as dangerous. Kara Hawthorne never backs down, especially when it comes to protecting her family. CAM She looked so soft, harmless, like a pretty kitten, but she was as safe as a ticking time bomb. My sweet, sweet Spitfire. Cameron St. Laurent isn't intimidated by the feisty woman at his doorstep. And when she asks him for the impossible, Cameron knows just how to sweeten the deal... The two combustible personalities are faced with unavoidable off-the-charts chemistry. But when Cam's dark past shows up, he'll have to slay his demons and lay himself on the line to win Kara, body and soul.

Chasing Red

Chasing Red [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1492658464
Author: Isabelle Ronin
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Chosen as one of Goodreads' 21 Big Books of Fall They said she was going to be my ruin... Then let her ruin me. Caleb Lockhart has everything—wealth, adoration, a brilliant future. Until a chance encounter with a siren in a red dress changes everything. Until he meets the woman he dubs Red. Veronica Strafford's past makes it hard for her to trust anyone. Now, kicked out of her apartment, she reluctantly accepts Caleb's offer for a place to stay. Caleb feels intensely drawn to Veronica. And, for the first time in his life, he really wants something—someone. Too bad Veronica's heart might just be the one thing Caleb can't win. Chasing Red Duology: Chasing Red (Book 1) Always Red (Book 2) Praise for Chasing Red: "Chasing Red is a perfectly sweet romance, with just the right amount of spice." —Foreword Reviews "Readers will be chomping at the bit while waiting for the next installment!" —RT Book Reviews "Readers will swoon over Caleb." —Publishers Weekly

Always Red

Always Red [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1492658499
Author: Isabelle Ronin
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Always Red by Isabelle Ronin Book Resume:

The highly anticipated and epic conclusion to the Chasing Red duology "Red," Caleb whispered. "Do you know how I felt when you left me?" I looked into his eyes. The emotion I saw in them, the intensity, and the tenderness filled up my throat. "I felt ruined. Because, Red, every time you break me apart, you put me back together. And I always come out better than before." "So," he cupped my face, stroking my cheek with his thumb. "Ruin me." Chasing Red Duology: Chasing Red (Book 1) Always Red (Book 2) Praise for Chasing Red: "Chasing Red is a perfectly sweet romance, with just the right amount of spice."—Foreword Reviews "Readers will be chomping at the bit while waiting for the next installment!"—RT Book Reviews "Readers will swoon over Caleb."—Publishers Weekly

Spitfire in Love - Avant Chasing Red

Spitfire in Love - Avant Chasing Red [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 2016265191
Author: Isabelle Ronin
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Elle n’aurait pas dû croiser son regard, se perdre dans ses yeux bleus, fondre devant son sourire. À l’instant même où elle lui a donné son numéro de portable, elle l’a regretté. Elle le savait, leur rencontre était une erreur. Une magnifique erreur... Aimer Cameron la détruirait. Il n’y a pas de fin heureuse avec un gars dans son genre. Si elle veut survivre à ses sentiments, Kara n’a pas d’autre choix : elle doit fermer son cœur à double tour, et prier pour que leurs chemins ne se croisent plus jamais.

Spitfire

Spitfire [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1471159221
Author: John Nichol
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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THE SUNDAY TIMES NON FICTION BESTSELLER WHSmith NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR 2018 'The best book you will ever read about Britain's greatest warplane' Patrick Bishop, bestselling author of Fighter Boys ‘A rich and heartfelt tribute to this most iconic British machine’ Rowland White, bestselling author of Vulcan 607 'As the RAF marks its centenary, Nichol has created a thrilling and often moving tribute to some of its greatest heroes' Mail on Sunday magazine The iconic Spitfire found fame during the darkest early days of World War II. But what happened to the redoubtable fighter and its crews beyond the Battle of Britain, and why is it still so loved today? In late spring 1940, Nazi Germany’s domination of Europe had looked unstoppable. With the British Isles in easy reach since the fall of France, Adolf Hitler was convinced that Great Britain would be defeated in the skies over her southern coast, confident his Messerschmitts and Heinkels would outclass anything the Royal Air Force threw at them. What Hitler hadn’t planned for was the agility and resilience of a marvel of British engineering that would quickly pass into legend – the Spitfire. Bestselling author John Nichol’s passionate portrait of this magnificent fighter aircraft, its many innovations and updates, and the people who flew and loved them, carries the reader beyond the dogfights over Kent and Sussex. Spanning the full global reach of the Spitfire’s deployment during WWII, from Malta to North Africa and the Far East, then over the D-Day beaches, it is always accessible, effortlessly entertaining and full of extraordinary spirit. Here are edge-of-the-seat stories and heart-stopping first-hand accounts of battling pilots forced to bail out over occupied territory; of sacrifice and wartime love; of aristocratic female flyers, and of the mechanics who braved the Nazi onslaught to keep the aircraft in battle-ready condition. Nichol takes the reader on a hair-raising, nail-biting and moving wartime history of the iconic Spitfire populated by a cast of redoubtable, heroic characters that make you want to stand up and cheer.

Spitfire

Spitfire [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1643852469
Author: M. L. Huie
Publisher: Crooked Lane Books
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A page-turning new historical mystery for fans of Susan Elia MacNeal's Maggie Hope series and Kate Quinn's The Alice Network. How far would you go for vengeance? It's V-E Day 1946 in London. World War II is long over, and former spy Livy Nash is celebrating with her third drink before noon. She went to war to kill Nazis. Dropped behind enemy lines as a courier, she quickly became one of the toughest agents in France. But her war ended with betrayal and the execution of the man she loved. Now, Livy spends her days proofreading a demeaning advice column for little ladies at home, and her nights alone with black market vodka. But everything changes when she meets the infamous Ian Fleming. The man who will create the world's most sophisticated secret agent has an agenda of his own and sends Livy back to France with one task: track down the traitor who killed the only man she ever loved. Livy jumps at the chance, heading back to Paris undercover as a journalist. But the City of Lights is teeming with spies, and Livy quickly learns just how much the game has changed. With enemies on every corner and ever-shifting alliances, she'll have to learn to fight a new war if she wants to conquer the past once and for all.

Miss Spitfire

Miss Spitfire [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1442407247
Author: Sarah Miller
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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Miss Spitfire by Sarah Miller Book Resume:

Annie Sullivan was little more than a half-blind orphan with a fiery tongue when she arrived at Ivy Green in 1887. Desperate for work, she’d taken on a seemingly impossible job—teaching a child who was deaf, blind, and as ferocious as any wild animal. But if anyone was a match for Helen Keller, it was the girl who’d been nicknamed Miss Spitfire. In her efforts to reach Helen’s mind, Annie lost teeth to the girl’s raging blows, but she never lost faith in her ability to triumph. Told in first person, Annie Sullivan’s past, her brazen determination, and her connection to the girl who would call her Teacher are vividly depicted in this powerful novel.

Highland Spitfire

Highland Spitfire [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1492602574
Author: Mary Wine
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
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New from Mary Wine, the queen of sizzling, page-turning Scottish Historical romance Passion flares between enemies Two hotheaded Highlanders, the offspring of feuding lairds, are tricked by the King's Regent into a desperate choice: marry or die. Bhaic MacPherson is more disposed to lead his clan into battle than stay married to the daughter of his enemy. But perhaps the intensity of his feelings has more to do with desire than hostility. And the Highlands ignite Ailis Robertson wanted a husband, not a savage-but when her family was faced with a deadly ultimatum, she had no choice. The union of a MacPherson and a Robertson could end three generations of hostilities between the two families, but can bitter rivals truly become lovers? Praise for The Highlander's Bride Trouble: "Marvelous...Wine's novel reaches the very core of Scottish romance...rapid pace, wonderful prose, and deeply emotional scenes." -RT Book Reviews, 4 1⁄2 stars, Top Pick "An absolute delight! Scottish Medieval fans are sure to be in awe." -My Book Addiction and More "Totally lovely... A must-read for anyone who enjoys Highlander romance." -The Romance Reviews

Spitfire Girl

Spitfire Girl [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1781859884
Author: Jackie Moggridge
Publisher: Head of Zeus
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The inspiring memoir of the remarkable Jackie Moggridge: ATA girl, Spitfire expert and pioneer. 'We had returned to a different world. We had taken off in peace at nine-thirty and landed in war at noon.' Jackie Moggridge was just nineteen when World War Two broke out. Determined to do her bit, she joined the Air Transport Auxiliary. Ferrying aircraft from factory to frontline was dangerous work, but there was also fun, friendship and even love in the air. At last the world was opening up to women... or at least it seemed to be. From her first flight at fifteen to smuggling Spitfires into Burma, Jackie describes the trials and tribulations, successes and frustrations of her life in the sky. What Amazon readers are saying about Spitfire Girl: 'There is something for everyone in this remarkable autobiography, adventure, romance, flight, struggle, victory. Must read!' 5* 'An amazing book by an inspirational woman' 5* 'Drama, aircraft, relationships... it's all there in this great page-turner!' 5* 'I am left with real admiration for Jackie Moggridge, truly an amazing lady' 5* 'Brilliant book. What an amazing women she was' 5*.

Spitfire Stories

Spitfire Stories [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1782438173
Author: Jacky Hyams
Publisher: Michael O\'Mara Books
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Spitfire Stories, published in association with Imperial War Museums, is a fascinating anthology of first-hand stories from Spitfire heroes and heroines of the Second World War. The Spitfire is the world's most iconic aeroplane. Coming into its own during the Battle of Britain, it became famous during the Second World War as the only plane that could match the enemy fighters in the sky. Yet, even today, the history of the Spitfire contains many hitherto hidden or little-known stories of the men and women behind the plane; not only the gifted creators and inventors who brought the Spitfire to life, or the brave fighter pilots from many countries who triumphed in battle, but also the thousands of other people whose lives were affected by their personal connection to it - engineers, ground crew, factory or office workers, and their families. Spitfire Stories recounts the memories and stories of these people, from the birth of the iconic Spitfire in the 1930s to the present day. Among these accounts is the extraordinary tale of the fighter pilot who only discovered, fifty years on, the tragic truth of his last Spitfire flight, the businessman whose blank cheque changed the course of the war, the ninety-five-year-old Royal Air Force engineer who was determined to be reunited with his beloved Spit before he died, and the little girl who inspired the plane's creation - and went on to marry a movie star. Using documents, letters and photographs from the Imperial War Museums' unparalleled archive, plus exclusive first-hand interviews, these stories of the Spitfire are a revelatory collection of small but significant histories, to be treasured by all who love and admire the iconic plane.

A Spitfire Girl

A Spitfire Girl [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1473895383
Author: Mary Ellis,Melody Foreman
Publisher: Pen and Sword
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A Spitfire Girl by Mary Ellis,Melody Foreman Book Resume:

This WWII biography recounts the heroic contributions of a female pilot who flew Spitfires, Hurricanes and Wellington Bombers for the RAF. A farmer’s daughter from Oxfordshire, Mary Ellis fell in love with flying at the age of eleven, when she rode in a biplane at a flying circus. Already a licensed pilot by the time the Second World War broke out, Mary joined the Air Transit Auxiliary in 1941. As a ferry pilot, she transported aircraft for the Royal Air Force, including more than four hundred Spitfires and seventy-six different kinds of aircraft. After the war, Mary accepted a secondment to the RAF as one of the first pilots to fly the new Gloster Meteor, Britain’s first fighter jet. By 1950, she became Europe's first female air commandant. In this authorized biography, Mary and biographer Melody Foreman vividly recount her action-packed career spanning almost a century of aviation. Mary says: I am passionate for anything fast and furious. I always have been since the age of three and I always knew I would fly. The day I stepped into a Spitfire was a complete joy and it was the most natural thing in the world for me.

The Spitfire Girl

The Spitfire Girl [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1788548396
Author: Fenella J. Miller
Publisher: Head of Zeus Ltd
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Heartwarming and emotional story of pluck and courage in WWII - perfect for fans of Nancy Revell's The Shipyard Girls series and Daisy Styles' The Bomb Girls series.

The Spitfire Girls

The Spitfire Girls [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 147356042X
Author: Jenny Holmes
Publisher: Random House
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**Don't miss the brand-new Christmas saga from Jenny Holmes, The Air Raid Girls at Christmas - available now!** ---------------------------- 'Anything to Anywhere!' That's the motto of the Air Transport Auxiliary, the brave team of female pilots who fly fighter planes between bases at the height of WWII. Mary is a driver for the ATA and although she yearns to fly a Spitfire, she fears her humble background will hold her back. After all, glamorous Angela is set to be the next 'Atta Girl' on recruitment posters. Bobbie learned to fly in her father's private plane and Jean was taught the queen's English at grammar school before joining the squad. Dedicated and resilient the three girls rule the skies: weathering storms and dodging enemy fire. Mary can only dream of joining them - until she gets the push she needs to overcome her self-doubt. Thrown together, the girls form a tight bond as they face the perils of their job. But they soon find that affairs of the heart can be just as dangerous as attacks from the skies. With all the fear and uncertainty ahead - can their friendship see them through the tests of war? A heart-warming, romantic story of friendship, camaraderie and triumph over adversity that fans of Donna Douglas, Nancy Revell and Call the Midwife will adore. ---------------------------- Readers love Jenny Holmes: 'There wasn't anything I didn't like about this book' 5 star review 'I couldn't put this book down' 5 star review 'Loved the whole story' 5 star review 'This is a totally absorbing book' 5 star review 'An excellent read put together in fine style' 5 star review

The Spitfire Kids

The Spitfire Kids [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1472281977
Author: Alasdair Cross,BBC Worldwide
Publisher: Headline
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'An inspirational read celebrating the incredible young people who gave so much for this iconic British aircraft'. John Nichol, bestselling author of Spitfire: A Very British Love Story Despite the many films and television programmes over the decades since the end of the Second World War that portrays our allied heroes as grown-up men and women, the Battle of Britain was in the main actually fought and won by teenagers. The average age of an RAF fighter pilot was just twenty years old. Many of the men and women who designed and built their planes were even younger. Based on the hit BBC World Service podcast Spitfire: The People's Story, we use contemporary diaries and memoirs, many of them previously unpublished, to tell the story of the Spitfire through the voices of the teenagers who risked everything to design, build and fly her. This isn't a story of stiff-upper lips, stoical moustaches and aerial heroics; it's a story of love and loss, a story of young people tested to the very limits of their endurance. Young people who won a battle that turned a war.

The Duke and the Spitfire

The Duke and the Spitfire [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1736290355
Author: Jessie Clever
Publisher: Someday Lady Publishing, LLC
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The Duke and the Spitfire by Jessie Clever Book Resume:

Lady Johanna Darby has loved Benedict Carver since they were young, but he’s never seen her as more than his best friend’s little sister. When Benedict marries another and emigrates to America, she knows she will never love another. But with her sisters all wed, Johanna resigns herself to finding a match to finally leave her family home and give her brother his much-deserved freedom to find his own wife. Until Benedict unexpectedly returns, newly titled and widowed. Benedict Carver never doubted his place as the second son of a duke, mostly because his father would never let him forget it. Denied the station he desired at his family’s beloved Raeford Court, Benedict is sent to America with the bride his father chose for him. But when his brother dies in a tragic accident, Benedict finds himself with the title and an estate on the brink of collapse thanks to his brother’s gambling debts and neglect. Having sworn never to remarry, Benedict must now select a bride with a hefty fortune if he is to save his beloved Raeford Court. Even if that bride is his best friend’s little sister. The Duke and the Spitfire is the fourth book in the steamy, heart-stopping historical romance series, The Unwanted Dukes. If you love sexy, spellbinding romance and heartwarming humor, don’t miss this captivating series from bestselling author Jessie Clever. Discover adventure and romance when you download The Duke and the Spitfire today.

Woodbine Red Leader

Woodbine Red Leader [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0307417786
Author: George Loving
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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A COMBAT ACE’S ACCOUNT OF PILOTING THE GREATEST SINGLE-SEAT FIGHTER IN WORLD WAR II World War II marked the end of an era; fighter pilots still flew by the seat of their pants, and George Loving recaptures the exhilarating world of aerial combat in all its stark terror and fiery glory. His first fighter was the famed Spitfire, hero of the Battle of Britain. By 1943, however, it was obsolescent and did not match up well against the first-line German Messerschmitts and Focke-Wulfs. Yet Loving survived 101 combat missions flying the Spitfire. In the spring of 1944, Loving’s 31st Fighter Group started flying P-51 Mustangs and was transferred to the new Fifteenth Air Force to escort heavy-bomber formations on long-range strategic strikes across southern Europe, including southeastern Germany. In the flak-filled skies over Ploesti, Vienna, Bucharest, Munich, and Stuttgart, where a number of the war’s fiercest air battles took place, Lieutenant Loving flew head-to-head against some of the Luftwaffe’s top fighter aces. By the time George Loving completed his 151st, and final, combat mission on August 21, 1944, he had risen from a lowly second lieutenant and untested wingman to captain, group leader, and Mustang ace. Loving’s gripping account captures the savage action he experienced in all its intensity.

Christmas with the Spitfire Girls

Christmas with the Spitfire Girls [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1473574773
Author: Jenny Holmes
Publisher: Random House
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Christmas with the Spitfire Girls by Jenny Holmes Book Resume:

**Don't miss the brand-new Christmas saga from Jenny Holmes, The Air Raid Girls at Christmas - available now!** --------------------------------------------- Yorkshire 1944: All they want this year is a truly happy Christmas... The end of the war feels tantalisingly close, but Air Transport Auxiliary girls Bobbie, Viv and Mary have plenty more flights in their beloved Spitfires yet - battling everything from snow to enemy fire on their journeys. Risking their lives doing their bit for their country, this Christmas they're determined to have some festive fun. But as they set about bringing good tidings for all, a stern and mysterious new flyer in the form of Peggy arrives. What secret is Peggy hiding? Mary has a wedding to plan before her fiancé is sent away, then makes a devastating discovery so shameful she can't tell the other girls. Bobbie's beau issues an ultimatum, and Viv is wondering whether she wants a man at all... With the big day around the corner and hope of peace on the horizon, can the girls find joy and love this Christmas after so many years of war? A heart-warming story of friendship, camaraderie and triumph over adversity that fans of Elaine Everest and Nancy Revell will adore. Readers love Jenny Holmes 'A delight to read' 'I highly recommend this book, great job Jenny!' 'Really enjoyed this book cant wait to read the next one' 'Lovely historical drama' 'I love reading these books on life in WW2' 'A book you can't put down'

I Hate You More

I Hate You More [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1728226015
Author: Lucy Gilmore
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
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Discover what makes Lucy Gilmore an instant fan favorite with this unforgettably funny enemies-to-lovers romcom starring: a grumpy dog show judge a determined former beauty queen and a Golden Retriever more interested in stealing bacon than winning Best in Show. Ruby Taylor gave up pageant life the day she turned eighteen and figured she'd never look back. But when an old friend begs her to show beloved Golden Retriever Weezy at the upcoming Canine Classic, Ruby doggedly straps on her heels and gets to work. If only she knew exactly what the adorably lazy lump of a dog was getting her into. If there's one thing veterinarian Spencer Wilson knows in this world, it's dogs. Human beings are a different story. Especially gorgeous women clearly in way over their heads. As judge for the local dog show, Spencer advises Ruby to quit while she still can, but her old fervor for winning has returned—and she wants to show the stern, broody-eyed judge that she's more than just a pretty face. In the end, she'll show him who's best in show. "AS APPEALING AS A PUPPY."—Publishers Weekly STARRED for Puppy Christmas

First Light

First Light [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0241984335
Author: Geoffrey Wellum
Publisher: Penguin UK
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'An extraordinarily gripping and powerful story' Evening Standard 'An intimate account . . . rich in detail' James Holland ________ Two months before the outbreak of the Second World War, eighteen-year-old Geoffrey Wellum becomes a fighter pilot with the RAF . . . Desperate to get in the air, he makes it through basic training to become the youngest Spitfire pilot in the prestigious 92 Squadron. Thrust into combat almost immediately, Wellum finds himself flying several sorties a day, caught up in terrifying dogfights with German Me 109s. Over the coming months he and his fellow pilots play a crucial role in the Battle of Britain. But of the friends that take to the air alongside Wellum, many never return. ________ 'It took him 35 years to turn his notebooks into a narrative, and the result is a highly personal account of what it is like to face mortal combat, day and night, and what it does to a man who is barely more than a boy' Ben Macintyre, author of The Spy and the Traitor 'An extraordinarily deeply moving and astonishingly evocative story. Reading it, you feel you are in the Spitfire with him, at 20,000ft, chased by a German Heinkel, with your ammunition gone' Independent 'Vivid, wholly convincing, compelling. One of the best memoirs for years about the experience of flying in war' Max Hastings

Spitfire Girl

Spitfire Girl [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1446456234
Author: Lily Baxter
Publisher: Random House
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___________________________ 1940. The height of the Blitz. In London, eighteen-year-old Susan Banks longs to do her duty in the war. Her secret ambition is to learn to fly - to serve her country and realise her dream. But she knows it is out of the question for a girl like her; a foundling, unwanted and unloved and dependent on strangers for her welfare. Just as she fears she will be trapped forever in a life of servitude and loneliness, she meets Tony Richards, a flying instructor based in Hampshire. And when she is forced to flee London, she heads out into the country. She is taken in by the kindly landlord of the local inn and his daughter. As Susan works hard to earn her keep, and her friendship with Tony - now recalled to duty - blossoms into love, she dares to hope that things are at last looking up for her. But then she receives devastating news - Tony is missing in action. And Susan wonders if she'll ever see the man she loves again and realise her dream of becoming a Spitfire girl...

The Spitfire Sisters

The Spitfire Sisters [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 152901848X
Author: Margaret Dickinson
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
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Family and friendship mean everything under the darkening skies of wartime Britain, by Sunday Times bestselling author Margaret Dickinson. It is the 1930s and the Maitland family have spent the years following the Great War struggling to come to terms with its catastrophic aftermath, and their hopes now lie with the next generation. Their Lincolnshire village of Doddington suffered terrible loss and it has taken great courage for the bereaved families to rebuild their lives without their loved ones. When war is declared again, it is Daisy Maitland and her peers who must now take up the fight for freedom. Feisty and a daredevil like her beloved Aunt Pips, who spent World War One on the front line serving with a flying ambulance corps, Daisy had persuaded a family friend to teach her to fly as a young woman. Now her country is at war, she is determined to put her skills to good use, enlisting in the Air Transport Auxiliary. There she forges new friendships – but she never forgets her childhood friend and cousin, Luke, who has joined the RAF as a fighter pilot. As war rages in the skies and on the ground, Daisy, her friends and her family – at home and across the Channel – will find their bravery and strength tested to the very limits in their determination to save their country. And they have learned one of the most valuable lessons of all: true love will find a way.

Still With Me

Still With Me [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1989365701
Author: Jessica Cunsolo
Publisher: Wattpad Books
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Together...until the very end Jessica Cunsolo’s epic romance that began in She’s With Me comes to a heart-stopping conclusion. Love has never been easy for Amelia Collins and Aiden Parker. They’ve faced every imaginable challenge: car wrecks, stalker attacks, evil fathers, wicked rivals, falling for each other, and finally giving in to their feelings. So it’s no surprise that just as Aiden and Amelia begin to plan their future, a new threat emerges that could destroy everything. As Amelia once again attempts to protect those she loves, she inadvertently leaves a trail of clues behind, and her stalker is hot on her trail. Faced with an impossible choice between love and survival, Amelia and Aiden’s devotion to each other is tested like never before. But it may be no match for a cold-blooded killer. The thrilling finale in the With Me series is sure to take your breath away . . .

Becoming Duchess Goldblatt

Becoming Duchess Goldblatt [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0358216796
Author: Anonymous
Publisher: HarperCollins
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One of the New York Times’ 20 Books to Read in 2020 “A tonic . . . Splendid . . . A respite . . . A summer cocktail of a book.”—Washington Post “Unforgettable . . . Behind her brilliantly witty and uplifting message is a remarkable vulnerability and candor that reminds us that we are not alone in our struggles—and that we can, against all odds, get through them.”—Lori Gottlieb, New York Times best-selling author of Maybe You Should Talk to Someone Part memoir and part joyful romp through the fields of imagination, the story behind a beloved pseudonymous Twitter account reveals how a writer deep in grief rebuilt a life worth living. Becoming Duchess Goldblatt is two stories: that of the reclusive real-life writer who created a fictional character out of loneliness and thin air, and that of the magical Duchess Goldblatt herself, a bright light in the darkness of social media. Fans around the world are drawn to Her Grace’s voice, her wit, her life-affirming love for all humanity, and the fun and friendship of the community that’s sprung up around her. @DuchessGoldblat (81 year-old literary icon, author of An Axe to Grind) brought people together in her name: in bookstores, museums, concerts, and coffee shops, and along the way, brought real friends home—foremost among them, Lyle Lovett. “The only way to be reliably sure that the hero gets the girl at the end of the story is to be both the hero and the girl yourself.” — Duchess Goldblatt

When Violence Is the Answer

When Violence Is the Answer [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0316354635
Author: Tim Larkin
Publisher: Little, Brown
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In a civilized society, violence is rarely the answer. But when it is-it's the only answer. The sound of breaking glass downstairs in the middle of the night. The words, "Move and you die." The hands on your child, or the knife to your throat. In this essential book, self-protection expert and former military intelligence officer Tim Larkin changes the way we think about violence in order to save our lives. By deconstructing our assumptions about violence-its morality, its function in modern society, how it actually works-Larkin unlocks the shackles of our own taboos and arms us with what we need to know to prevent, prepare for, and survive the unthinkable event of life-or-death violence. Through a series of harrowing true-life stories, Larkin demonstrates that violence is a tool equally effective in the hands of the "bad guy" or the "good guy"; that the person who acts first, fastest and with the full force of their body is the one who survives; and that each and every one of us is capable of being that person when our lives are at stake. An indispensable resource, When Violence is the Answer will remain with you long after you've finished reading, as the bedrock of your self-protection skills and knowledge.

A Duke is Never Enough

A Duke is Never Enough [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1944576630
Author: Darcy Burke
Publisher: Darcy Burke Publishing
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From the USA Today bestselling author of The Untouchables series comes your next Regency obsession: The Spitfire Society... Meet the smart, independent women who’ve decided they don’t need Society’s rules, their families’ expectations, or, most importantly, a husband. But just because they don’t need a man doesn’t mean they might not want one. Notorious rake Marcus Raleigh, Marquess of Ripley, is gracing the gossip pages for a new reason: the rumors he may have murdered his swindling cousin. His quest for answers regarding his cousin’s death leads him to an incomparable self-declared spinster, and he is—for the first time—beguiled beyond reason. Neither is what the other wants, and yet their intense mutual infatuation is inescapable. After abandoning her philandering betrothed at the altar, Phoebe Lennox fled from London only to return an heiress who refuses to follow the ton’s rules. She won’t risk a relationship of any kind—until she meets the scandalous Marquess of Ripley. Swept into his seductive embrace, her resolve falters in the face of a pleasure she never anticipated. But when the truth about Marcus and the murder come to light, Phoebe could lose everything she holds dear, including a love for all time.

The Spitfire Society Books 1-3

The Spitfire Society Books 1-3 [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 163726013X
Author: Darcy Burke
Publisher: Zealous Quill Press
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The Spitfire Society Books 1-3 by Darcy Burke Book Resume:

From the USA Today bestselling author of The Untouchables series comes your next Regency obsession: The Spitfire Society. Meet the smart, independent women who’ve decided they don’t need Society’s rules, their families’ expectations, or, most importantly, a husband. But just because they don’t need a man doesn’t mean they might not want one... Never Have I Ever With a Duke Sparks fly between a penniless young lady and a debt-ridden duke who literally can’t afford to pursue a courtship. Graham Kinsley is shocked when he inherits an insolvent dukedom. He needs an heiress—or to recoup the former duke’s losses. When he meets the alluring Arabella, he’s entranced. Unfortunately, she’s as bankrupt as he is, but if they work together they may be able to recover their fortunes. Though if they keep stealing kisses, they may lose their hearts instead. A Duke is Never Enough When a seductive rake is suspected of murder, a self-declared spinster spitfire may be his only hope for salvation—and love. Notorious rake Marcus Raleigh, Marquess of Ripley, is gracing the gossip pages for a new reason: the rumors he may have murdered his swindling cousin. His quest for answers regarding his cousin’s death leads him to an incomparable self-declared spinster, and he is beguiled beyond reason. After abandoning her philandering betrothed at the altar, Phoebe Lennox won’t risk a relationship of any kind until Marcus sweeps her into his seductive embrace, and her resolve falters. But when the truth about Marcus and the murder come to light, Phoebe could lose everything she holds dear. A Duke Will Never Do A self destructive viscount finds himself under the care of an enchanting spitfire, but when the sins of his past threaten them, he’ll pay any price to keep her safe, including his heart. After failing on the Marriage Mart, Jane Pemberton takes up residence in the official headquarters of the Spitfire Society. When she finds an unconscious viscount on her doorstep, she nurses him back to health—and requests his offered recompense in the form of private instruction of a scandalous and intimate kind. After spiraling into a self-destructive abyss following the murder of his parents, Anthony, Viscount Colton, physically recovers under the care of an alluring spitfire. But when an extortion scheme forces him to face the sins of his past, he’ll have to pay the ultimate price to protect the woman who saved him.

The Bad Boy and the Tomboy

The Bad Boy and the Tomboy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1989365418
Author: Nicole Nwosu
Publisher: Wattpad Books
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The Bad Boy and the Tomboy by Nicole Nwosu Book Resume:

Some love stories begin in all the wrong ways. Always comfortable being one of the guys, Macy Anderson is laser focused on only three things: studies, soccer, and a scholarship. Romance is the last thing on Macy’s mind, until Cedric Cahill—the one boy she’s ever crushed on—asks her out on a date. Handsome and charismatic, Cedric’s everything Macy has ever wanted in a boyfriend. There’s just one problem: Cedric’s cousin Sam. Brazen and unapologetic with a bad-boy reputation to match, Sam has an annoying way of constantly showing up in Macy’s life. Something crackles beneath their “just friends” relationship, and soon Macy’s thinking about him in all the ways she shouldn’t—pushing things too far when she’s around him. As the tension between them escalates, Macy needs to decide if it’s worth risking both a friendship and a relationship to find out where her heart’s loyalties truly lie. Especially when the truth behind Sam’s bad-boy demeanor changes everything between them forever.

She's With Me

She's With Me [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1989365035
Author: Jessica Cunsolo
Publisher: Wattpad Books
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A new town, a new love, another chance to stay alive. Arriving in another new town, Amelia Collins vows to fit in and finish her senior year drama free. There can’t be any mistakes. Staying under the radar is what keeps Amelia one step ahead of the man who is trying to find and destroy her. But when she’s befriended by a group of students who make her feel safe and loved, Amelia struggles to maintain her distance, especially when faced with her feelings for Aiden Parker, whose piercing gray eyes and strength weaken her resolve. When Aiden’s ex-girlfriend threatens Amelia in ways that make her easy to find, she has to act quickly. Feeling crushed by her desire for a normal life and not wanting to leave her friends behind, Amelia has an impossible choice to make between survival or the chance at real love.

The Final Few

The Final Few [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1445642557
Author: Dilip Sarkar
Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited
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The Final Few by Dilip Sarkar Book Resume:

The extraordinary personal stories of five surviving Battle of Britain pilots

Arizona Macgregor

Arizona Macgregor [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1477175938
Author: Beverly Sheets Goodwin
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
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Arizona Macgregor by Beverly Sheets Goodwin Book Resume:

Arizona Ari Macgregor was relaxing on a blanket by her favorite mountain pool, when a shadow fell across her face. She opened her eyes, expecting to see Josh. She looked up into the face of a loathsome stranger standing over her. Get away from me, you creep, she screamed at him. He bent down and grabbed her. He reeked of sweat and whiskey as he put his face close to hers, leeringly grinning at her. My creepy hands are gonna be all over your sweet little body, girlie, so relax and enjoy it. He straddled her waist and held her hands in one of his as he fumbled with the zipper of his jeans. He then ripped Aris bikini top off and his weight crashed down on her, crushing the breath out of her. As she screams and struggles to get free, she fears this vile attack will be the end of all her dreams. Oh, God, Josh. Where are you? Please hurry!

A Wedding for the Spitfire Girl

A Wedding for the Spitfire Girl [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1788548418
Author: Fenella J. Miller
Publisher: Head of Zeus Ltd
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1942 – The war rages on and Ellie must do her bit! Ellie Simpson isn't your usual Spitfire pilot, but then with the world at war nothing is quite as it used to be! The ATA is calling upon its most expert and trusted pilots to deliver the precious bombers wherever they're needed, and Ellie, who can fly a Spitfire as well as the boys on the frontline, is their newest recruit. Giving her all to a job she loves leaves Ellie precious little time for Squadron Leader Jack Reynolds. And while Ellie is brave enough to take the controls of a Spitfire, it takes a different kind of courage to open her heart to love once again. With her friends and family in constant danger she realises that their love is strong enough to stand the test of all the hardship the war can throw at them. An emotional historical fiction that tells the story of friendship, camaraderie and triumph over adversity.

Spitfire

Spitfire [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1848545037
Author: Leo McKinstry
Publisher: John Murray
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In June 1940, the German Army had brought the rest of Europe to its knees. 'Hitler knows that he will have to break us in this island or lose the war. If we can stand up to him, all Europe may be free and the life of the world will move forward into broad, sunlit uplands,' said Churchill. The future of Europe depended on Britain. A self-confident Herman Goring thought that it would be only a matter of weeks before his planes had forced Britain to surrender. The courage, resourcefulness and brilliant organisation of the RAF were to prove him wrong. By late September 1940, the RAF had proved invincible, thanks to the Vickers Supermarine Spitfire. It exceeded anything that any other air force possessed. RJ Mitchell, a shy and almost painfully modest engineer, was the genius behind the Spitfire. On the 5th March 1936, following its successful maiden flight, a legend was born. Prize-winning historian Leo McKinstry's vivid history of the Spitfire brings together a rich cast of characters and first hand testimonies. It is a tale full of drama and heroism, of glory and tragedy, with the main protagonist the remarkable plane that played a crucial role in saving Britain.

The Spitfire

The Spitfire [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1473898544
Author: Philip Kaplan
Publisher: Casemate Publishers
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“An amazing tribute to the people who designed, built and flew it—a comprehensive history of one of the most beautiful aircraft ever manufactured.”—Books Monthly The magnificent Vickers Supermarine Spitfire, together with its able partner the Hawker Hurricane, saved Britain from Nazi invasion in the summer of 1940 and irrevocably changed the course of the Second World War. This book from Philip Kaplan celebrates one of history’s most important weapons in a glorious new light. A British national icon, the Spitfire is the best-known symbol of the war years for generations of Britons. From the deep, haunting growl of its Rolls-Royce engine, to the elegant style of its elliptical wing, it is perhaps the most famous and revered combat airplane ever built. Kaplan investigates just what it is that fuels the Spitfire’s compelling mystique. During wartime, it held an unrivaled reputation amongst Allied and Axis airmen. Today, it continues to hold aviation enthusiasts in thrall. Kaplan highlights the immeasurable contributions of Spitfire designers Reginald J. Mitchell and Joseph Smith, test pilots Jeffrey Quill, Mutt Summers and Alex Henshaw, and ace Spitfire pilots including Al Deere, Sailor Malan and Pierre Clostermann. All added to the legend of this lovely, but deadly, little fighter. “Can be considered a ‘Potted History’ of the Spitfire and its military and civilian service, with particular emphasis being placed on the restoration of AR213. On that basis it will probably appeal to Spitfire aficionados in particular and to aviation and war-bird enthusiasts in general.”—NZ Crown Mines

Malta Spitfire Pilot

Malta Spitfire Pilot [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1909808687
Author: Denis Barnham
Publisher: Grub Street Publishers
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Malta Spitfire Pilot by Denis Barnham Book Resume:

An RAF fighter pilot’s “intensely vivid” account of the siege of Malta in World War II (The Times Literary Supplement). In the summer of 1942, Malta was vulnerable to air attack from the Germans and Italians, and defended by a handful of Spitfires and a few anti-aircraft guns. Denis Barnham, a young and inexperienced flight lieutenant, spent ten hectic weeks on this indomitable island; he left a well-ordered English aerodrome for the chaos and disillusionment of Luqa. His task was to engage the overwhelming number of enemy bombers, usually protected by fighter escorts, and shoot down as many as possible. The Spitfires were bomb-scarred and battered. Oftentimes they could only get two or three in the air together, and the airfields were riddled with bomb craters, but they managed to keep going and make their mark on enemy operations. Barnham has written a powerful account of his experiences in Malta, starting with his trip in an American aircraft carrier through the ceaseless battle and turmoil during the desperate defense of the island, through his departure by air back to England, having seen the reinforcements safely landed and the tide of battle turning. With thrilling and terrifying descriptions and illustrations of the air action, this account, told with humor and compassion, is one of the best firsthand accounts of aerial combat ever written.

Unprecedented

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Author: C.D. Gill
Publisher: C.D. Gill
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She’s got a hot, new bodyguard. He’s got a target on his back from an unknown enemy. Will their love survive the battle for freedom? Death threats are nothing new to Gia’s parents. But as Gia steps into the crosshairs because of her job, she becomes imprisoned in her own life. Buried in his own troubles in Denver, Xander can’t come to her rescue. Distance and rumors might kill their relationship, but gangs and stalkers are out for their lives. Which one will get to them first?

Spitfire

Spitfire [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1471159221
Author: John Nichol
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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Spitfire by John Nichol Book Resume:

THE SUNDAY TIMES NON FICTION BESTSELLER WHSmith NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR 2018 'The best book you will ever read about Britain's greatest warplane' Patrick Bishop, bestselling author of Fighter Boys ‘A rich and heartfelt tribute to this most iconic British machine’ Rowland White, bestselling author of Vulcan 607 'As the RAF marks its centenary, Nichol has created a thrilling and often moving tribute to some of its greatest heroes' Mail on Sunday magazine The iconic Spitfire found fame during the darkest early days of World War II. But what happened to the redoubtable fighter and its crews beyond the Battle of Britain, and why is it still so loved today? In late spring 1940, Nazi Germany’s domination of Europe had looked unstoppable. With the British Isles in easy reach since the fall of France, Adolf Hitler was convinced that Great Britain would be defeated in the skies over her southern coast, confident his Messerschmitts and Heinkels would outclass anything the Royal Air Force threw at them. What Hitler hadn’t planned for was the agility and resilience of a marvel of British engineering that would quickly pass into legend – the Spitfire. Bestselling author John Nichol’s passionate portrait of this magnificent fighter aircraft, its many innovations and updates, and the people who flew and loved them, carries the reader beyond the dogfights over Kent and Sussex. Spanning the full global reach of the Spitfire’s deployment during WWII, from Malta to North Africa and the Far East, then over the D-Day beaches, it is always accessible, effortlessly entertaining and full of extraordinary spirit. Here are edge-of-the-seat stories and heart-stopping first-hand accounts of battling pilots forced to bail out over occupied territory; of sacrifice and wartime love; of aristocratic female flyers, and of the mechanics who braved the Nazi onslaught to keep the aircraft in battle-ready condition. Nichol takes the reader on a hair-raising, nail-biting and moving wartime history of the iconic Spitfire populated by a cast of redoubtable, heroic characters that make you want to stand up and cheer.

The Spitfire Girl: Over and Out

The Spitfire Girl: Over and Out [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1838933468
Author: Fenella J. Miller
Publisher: Head of Zeus Ltd
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All's fair in love and war for First Officer Ellie as she takes to the skies yet again in the final instalment of Fenella Miller's Spitfire Girl series. 1943, White Waltham. As Italy surrenders and victory looms on the horizon, Ellie's doing what she does best – flying. And this time, she's rising to the sky in four-engined Halifaxes. Determined to keep doing her bit, Ellie's successes in the airfield mount but so do tensions with her new beau, Squadron Leader Jack Reynolds. When Ellie and Jack find their dream home, they discover they've bought more than they bargained for. With a cellar full of secrets, Jack and Ellie must stand united in the face of mystery, war and loss. And as family circumstance threatens to tear them apart, Ellie and Jack are stronger than ever.

Spitfires of Avalon

Spitfires of Avalon [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1984575503
Author: Jim Hawley
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
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Spitfires of Avalon by Jim Hawley Book Resume:

Spitfires of Avalon is the story of a young man, Jonah Bentley, who goes to England in 1941 and joins the Royal Air Force (RAF). His wingman, David Hill, introduces Jonah to his sister, Barbara Hill. Jonah and Barbara fall in love, and romance blooms as the two meet and talk at the top of Glastonbury Tor—the supposed historical site of Avalon. Then David is shot down over France, and Barbara, emotionally drained, leaves Jonah. Jonah is heartbroken and seeks answers in his Spitfire aircraft and at the Tor.

TALLY HO! - Yankee in a Spitfire [Illustrated Edition]

TALLY HO! - Yankee in a Spitfire [Illustrated Edition] [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1782893407
Author: Pilot Officer Arthur Donahue
Publisher: Pickle Partners Publishing
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TALLY HO! - Yankee in a Spitfire [Illustrated Edition] by Pilot Officer Arthur Donahue Book Resume:

Includes 8 Illustrations of the author, his unit and the aircraft they flew. The Immortal speech of Winston Churchill to Parliament in 1940 as the Battle of Britain raged above the skies of England is well-known: "The gratitude of every home in our island, in our Empire and indeed throughout the world, except in the abodes of the guilty, goes out to the British airmen, who, undaunted by odds, unwearied in their constant challenge and mortal danger, are turning the tide of the world war by their prowess and devotion. Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few” However not all of the pilots that flew in the Battle of Britain were actually British; many came from Australia, New Zealand, Canada, South Africa or nations overrun by the Nazis; Poles, Czechs. So direly needed was every pilot that a blind eye was turned on the nationality of the applicant for Fighter Command; one such man was Arthur ‘Art’ Donahue, an American hailing from the corn fields of Minnesota. Donahue was a humble and unprepossessing man, but despite his self-effacing nature his bravery in joining “The Few” during their time of greatest need is a testament to his keen sense of justice. Having been a pilot for some years before joining he was almost immediately thrown into the frontline fighting and in short order downed a BF 109, the “ratlike” Messerschmitt that hunted the skies. His luck did not hold for long in the frenzied fighting in the skies as he was shot down and badly burnt facially. Amazingly he decided after a brief recuperation to get “back in the saddle” and was flying again with 64 Squadron in the melee in the air. His recounts his experiences with wit, humility and frank honesty; a valuable historical memoir of one of the famous airmen that saved Britain, it is all the more poignant as two years later he was shot down over the English Channel and his body was never recovered. An exciting, vivid memoir of the greatest air conflict of history.

Malloch's Spitfire

Malloch's Spitfire [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1612002536
Author: Nick Meikle
Publisher: Casemate
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Malloch's Spitfire by Nick Meikle Book Resume:

The story of one of history’s greatest fighter aircraft from WWII to its remarkable restoration in 1980 Rhodesia: “an aviation classic-in-waiting” (Airscape). In 1977, the Rhodesian Air Force retrieved a World War II–era Supermarine Spitfire F Mk 22. But while the RAF was embroiled in the Bush War, the dream of restoring the aircraft was frustrated by international sanctions. That’s when legendary pilot John “Jack” McVicar Malloch took control of the project. Not only had Jack flown Spitfires during World War II, he was also uniquely positioned to circumvent sanctions through his airfreight company, Air Trans Africa. With ingenuity, passion, and a team of trusted engineers, Jack realized the dream of putting Spitfire PK350 back in the air on March 29, 1980. In Malloch’s Spitfire, author Nick Meikle tells the full story of this remarkable restoration and reveals some fascinating insights about the aircraft. The reader is taken on a journey through the Spitfire’s life, beginning with her first test flight in 1945. The project’s lead engineer and many of the surviving pilots who flew her also share their memories. For two years, PK350 delighted those fortunate enough to see her fly. Then, on what was planned to be her last flight, Malloch’s Spitfire never returned to base.