Official Review: The Last Soldier by Marsha Landreth

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Re: Official Review: The Last Soldier by Marsha Landreth

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I like the unique perspective of a female spy during WWII. It is also attractive that the story is well-balanced between the development of characters and action and adventure. At some point I would like to read this book. Great review!
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Enjoyed reading the review, I'm pretty sure I'll enjoy the book as well. Loved the title and cover page too!

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It's exciting to know about world war II and this book sounds quite informative. Nice review.

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I like historical fiction and spy novels. One that offers different perspectives of WWII sounds like my type of read. I'm, therefore, looking forward to reading it. Thank you for this wonderful review!

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Historical fiction has always been one of my favorite genres! I try to avoid stories that revolve around Nazi occupation though. Still, this book sounds like it would be entertaining to many readers. It's also a plus that it had few errors. Thanks for the great review!

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A historical fiction story with well fleshed out and realistic characters sounds appealing. And it seems like there is a lot to learn from the book. I will read the book. Thanks.
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The last soldiers is very good for those who love histroligical novel books.i think this is best story for who love read histrological books.

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The historical fiction following an English spy woman working against German's in WWII sounds good. Plus, proper characterization and well-structured plot makes it more appealing. Congratulations on BOTD.
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I like books with a great mix of action and story development like this one. I love it that the story is good and the characters enjoyable. Thanks for your review.
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This seems like a different and unique look in to the wwII. And the author has done a good job with the well fleshed out characters as well as a well developed story. Thank you for a wonderful review.

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I've seen a couple of novels set in pre-war or post-war times. This is interesting because it's set during the war. Would love to know how the story takes shape.

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A different perspective of World War events? That's quite interesting and appealing. I might check this one out.

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Though I'm not so much a fan of historical books, I'm really interested in this. I love books that are full of action.
Thanks for the review.

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I am not a fan of historical fiction or books on war, however, in saying that I do think that I might enjoy this one as it focusses more on the characters and not so much on the war itself. Thank you for your informative review.
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This one really does have the sort of espionage intrigue that I'd like to sink my teeth into! The era is fascinatingly adventurous and bittersweet in and of itself, but your review certainly paints it in a way that makes me want to learn more about this brave lady.

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