We Rule the Night

By Claire Eliza Bartlett
Star Rating

Rated by Anne G
May 31, 2023

We Rule the Night caught me completely off guard with its immersive fantasy historical fiction world and narrative of fierce women. People who like the concepts of living aircraft, military, wartime, and magic will enjoy this. There is also the idea of traitors thrown into the mix. This fighter-pilot fantasy is a bit more of a slow burn.  I wasn't sure how I would react to this wartime fantasy setting, but I love how Bartlett used it and the intensifying pace to point out the flaws both in her world and our real world. It still has action elements to it, but it also has women pilots training

N or M? by Agatha Christie

Rated by Library Staff (not verified)
Apr 9, 2010

Published in 1941, N or M? features detecting husband-and-wife team Tommy and Tuppence Beresford who are too old to participate in the war but long to contribute in some meaningful way. Tommy is approached by British Intelligence to go undercover to a seaside boardinghouse, which is suspected of harboring Fifth Columnists, English people who sympathized with Germany and committed traitorous acts on its behalf. Even though Tuppence is supposed to be in the dark about the assignment, she overhears the plan and shows up at the boardinghouse as a paying guest. Agatha Christie wrote this mystery