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Ellie Midwood is a USA Today bestselling and award-winning historical fiction author. She owes her interest in the history of the Second World War to her grandfather, Junior Sergeant in the 2nd Guards Tank Army of the First Belorussian Front, who began telling her about his experiences on the frontline when she was a young girl. Growing up, her interest in history only deepened and transformed from reading about the war to writing about it. After obtaining her BA in Linguistics, Ellie decided to make writing her full-time career and began working on her first full-length historical novel, "The Girl from Berlin." Ellie is continuously enriching her library with new research material and feeds her passion for WWII and Holocaust history by col ...more

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Ellie Midwood Hi, Alison! Thank you for your question. I've always been interested in WWII history, but the research for these particular series I started doing aro…moreHi, Alison! Thank you for your question. I've always been interested in WWII history, but the research for these particular series I started doing around February 2015 and started working on the first book in the end of May I believe. Right now the third one is being edited and I'm expecting to have it released at the beginning of December, so it took me about 6 months to finish three books:)(less)
Ellie Midwood Hi Mary! Aww, I'm so happy to hear that you enjoyed all of my books! Thank you so, so much for reading them - I really appreciate it!
Yes, Book 3 in T…more
Hi Mary! Aww, I'm so happy to hear that you enjoyed all of my books! Thank you so, so much for reading them - I really appreciate it!
Yes, Book 3 in The Indigo Rebels series is definitely coming! I have another project (also a WWII novel which will be set on the Eastern Front) which will be released sometime in January, and right after that, I'll immediately start working on the last book in the French Resistance series.
Thank you so much again for your question and for your kind words! You made my day today!:)

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"BOOK REVIEW: SPIES by author, Ellie Midwood; Book 2 of the Metropolis Series

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I’ve always been a fan of true crime, so as soon as I came across “Confessions of Lizzie Borden,” I just had to pick it up. It was everything that I expected and even more. Thoroughly researched and written in such a way that it’ll send chills down y ...more
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If you had the power to attract any member of the opposite sex, would you do it? And would it be a blessing or a disaster? After a friend gifts him an old and rather strange looking book, Tucker finds himself precisely in such a predicament, with all ...more
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A highly original work. I can’t really describe its writing style; you have to read it to understand what I’m talking about. It’s definitely a different type of historical fiction and I’m extremely glad I picked it up. The writing is economical and a ...more
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Some stories were very original and hard to put down; some were outright weird, but perhaps that’s just my opinion. The overall anthology definitely provides for an entertaining read, though, don’t expect to be frightened. It’s not really a horror st ...more
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“Sizzler” is one of those fast-paced, thrilling reads which are nearly impossible to put down once you dive into them. For some reason, it reminded me of Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction with its smartly organized vignettes and unforgettable characters. The ...more
The Aftermath by Ellie Midwood
"One of the best I've read by Midwood. It is a "quiet" book, a slow burn with so much substance between the lines that sometimes I just wanted to savor them, and still the story clipped along. I love reading about multi-layered, complex people in comp" Read more of this review »
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If you’re a fan of the paranormal romance genre, “Awakening” will be right up your alley. The prologue instantly pulled me in and I couldn’t wait to find out the mystery behind the silver locket (sorry, no spoilers). Jane Doe’s secret identity only a ...more
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"I never thought I'd be a fan of Historical fiction, but Ellie Midwood keeps me coming back for more. Spies was truly amazing! Loved the dracula references, too. I'll be keeping an eye open for more to come! "
Metropolis by Ellie Midwood
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Berlin. The days of the Weimar Republic.
A woman on a bridge contemplates the icy waters below, her pockets full of rocks.
“Thank you for treating me to my last supper.”
Thus begins ‘Metropolis’, a beautifully evocative account of life in Germany betwee" Read more of this review »
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“Six month of sitting home, six month of doing absolutely nothing but watching TV, going out, sleeping, getting drunk and sleeping again. Oh no, wait, I was busy with something, I was doing some renovations in my new apartment. Which legally became mine only a month ago. Yep, that's what all my life has been about, spontaneous decisions and living in the moment. Because right now technically I'm a 25-year-old illegal immigrant from Russia, four years in New York, no papers, no work authorization, no work itself. Only a crazy life filled with restaurants, shops, beauty salons, clubs and restaurants again. How is it all possible? Very simple. I used to be a stripper.”
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“Is it too much of a sin, my desire to be loved?”
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“Today they’re ordering you to marry, tomorrow they’ll hand you a machine gun and order you to start shooting people randomly, how about that?”
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“They. His own superiors became “they” to him. The alien side, the hostile side. Somehow, in the middle of this war, he switched fronts without realizing it fully.”
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“he was a beautiful, almost breathtaking masterpiece of a man, in which some higher power forgot to put a soul.”
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“And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”
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“Who would have thought that words could hold so much power, to stir so much hatred that it would eventually lead to genocide? I, for one, had always believed that we, the human race, were better than that.”
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“There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.”
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Alison Brodie I recommend "After the Fire, a still small voice" by Evie Wyld. Also "Back Roads" by Tawni O'Dell (which I've just discovered is being made into a movie).


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